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Mari Lending

Professor

Institutt for form, teori og historie

Mari.Lending@aho.no

Tel: 2299 7091

OCCAS

Mari Lending er professor i arkitekturteori- og historie, og blant grunnleggerne av OCCAS (Oslo Centre for Critical Architectural Studies). Hun var seniorforsker i Place and Displacement: Exhibiting Architecture og The Printed and the Built: Architecture and Public Debate in Modern Europe (begge NFR-finansiert). I det EU-finansierte HERA-prosjektet Printing the Past (PriArc) er hun ansvarlig for Images of Egypt, som har resultert i utstillingen ved samme navn på Historisk Museum, Oslo (20 september – 20 Desember, 2018) og boken Images of Egypt (Pax, 2018), med Tim Anstey og Eirik Bøhn. Hun er forfatter av monografien Plaster Monuments. Architecture and the Power of Reproduction (Princeton University Press, 2017), og, med Peter Zumthor, A Feeling of History (Zürich: Scheidegger & Spiess, 2018).

Lending er magister i litteraturvitenskap med en avhandling om Marcel Proust (Universitetet i Oslo, 1997) og har sin doktorgrad fra AHO (2005). Fra 2005–09 arbeidet hun med postdokprosjektet Modernism on Display. Hun har vært gjesteforsker ved GSD, Harvard University, Columbia University, NYC og Yale School of Architecture, New Haven.

Lending har publisert vitenskapelige artikler, essayistikk og kritikk om arkitektur, litteratur, og utstillinger i tidsskrifter som Perspecta, Volume, Architectural Histories, AA Files, Journal of Architecture, Chora. Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture, Agora, Future Anterior, Faces. Journal d’architecture, Nordisk Museologi, og Nordic Journal of Architecture. Hun har redigert bokserier om filosofi, kulturkritikk og modernistisk prosa, samt en rekke tidsskrifter, og er medredaktør for bokserien asBUILT. I 2014 karaterte hun, med Mari Hvattum, utstillingen Model as Ruin på Kunstnernes Hus i Oslo, fulgt av boken Modelling Time. The Permanent Collection, 1925–2014 (Oslo: Torpedo Press, 2014). 
 
Utvalgte publikasjoner
Images of Egypt (w./ Eirik Bøhn and Tim Anstey). Oslo: Pax, 2018.
A Feeling of History (w./ Peter Zumthor). Zurich: Scheidegger & Spiess, 2018.
“Chambre/Room.” In Living together. Roland Barthes, the Individual, and the Community, edited by K. Stene-Johansen, C. Refsum, J. Schimanski. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2018.
“Preserved in Plaster”. In Copy Culture: Sharing in the Age of Digital Reproduction, edited by Brendan Cormier. London, V&A Publishing, 2018.
 “Cablegram”. In The Printed and the Built. Architecture, Print Culture and Public Debate in the Nineteenth Century, edited by Mari Hvattum and Anne Hultzsch. London: Bloomsbury 2018.
“Fabrics of Reality: Art and Architecture in László Krasznahorkai.” In Reading Architecture. Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, edited by Angeliki Sioli and Yoonchun Jung.
Oxon: Routledge, 2018.
”Negotiating Absence. Bernard Tschumi’s new Acropolis Museum in Athens.” Journal on Architecture, vol. 15, no. 5 (2009, reprinted 2018).
“Lost Continents, Projective Objects”. In Museums as Culture of Copies: The Crafting of Artefacts and Authenticity, edited by Brita Brenna, Hans Dam Christensen and Olav Hamram. London: Routledge 2018.
Plaster Monuments: Architecture and the Power of Reproduction. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017.
“Reciting the Tomb of Tutankhamun.” Perspecta vol. 49 (2016).
”Architecture at the limit. Peter Zumthor’s Witchburning memorial in Vardø.” In Louise Bourgeois/ Peter Zumthor: Steilneset Memorial. Oslo: Press forlag, 2011/2016.
“Promenade among Words and Things: The Gallery as Catalogue, the Catalogue as Gallery.” Architectural Histories, 3(1): 20 (2015). 
“The Art of Collecting Architecture.” Volume, vol. 44 (2015).
“Out of Place: Circulating Monuments.” In Exhibiting Architecture – A Paradox?, edited by Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen. New Haven: Yale School of Architecture, 2015.
“The Urgencies of Theoretical Stuff.” In 2000+: The Urgencies of Architectural Theory, edited by James Graham. New York: GSAPP Books, 2015.
 “Traveling Portals.” In Place and Displacement: Exhibiting Architecture, edited by T. Arrhenius, M. Lending, W. Miller. Zurich: Lars Müller, 2014.
“The Permanent Collection of 1925: Oslo Modernism in Paper and Models.” Architectural Histories, 2(1): 3 (2014).
Modelling Time. The Permanent Collection 1925–2014. Ed. and introduction by M. Lending and M. HvattumOslo: Torpedo Press 2014.
“Proust and Plaster.” London: AAFiles, no. 67 (2013).
“Wandering among Models: Stendhal, Proust, Sebald.” In From Site to Sight: The Transformation of Place in Art and Literature, edited by T. K. Seim and Victor Plahte Tschudi. Rome: Scienze e Lettere, 2013.
‘Vor Tids Fordringer’. Norske arkitekturdebatter 1818–1919. Ed. and introduced by Mari Lending and Mari Hvattum. Oslo: Pax 2012.
Kopi & OriginalInversjoner i opprinnelsestenkningens historie. Ed. and introduced by Mari Lending and Karin Gundersen. Oslo: Scandinavian Academic Press 2011.
“Writing a Life from the Inside of a Drawing: Stendhal’s Vie de Henry Brulard.” Chora 6. Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture. Montreal: McGill-Queen University Press, 2011.
”Landscape Versus Museum. J.C. Dahl and the Preservation of Norwegian Burial Mounds.” Future Anterior. Journal on Historic Preservation. History, Theory, & Criticism, vol. 6 no. 1 (2009).
Omkring 1900: Kontinuiteter i norsk arkitekturtenkning. Oslo: Pax, 2007.
 

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  • Arkitekturhistorie og teori

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