Eva Franch i Gilabert - Alternative Practices
Created: 18. 4. 2018 from Vysoká škola uměleckoprůmyslová v Praze

Eva Franch i Gilabert


24. 4. 2018, 18:00, Room No. 115

The lecture will be in English language.


Eva Franch i Gilabert, future Director of the british AA School of Architecture, Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture in NYC and Catalan architect, lectures at UMPRUM on 24th April 2018 from 18.00 in room 115.


Eva Franch is an architect, curator, educator and lecturer of experimental forms of art and architectural practice. Franch specializes in the making of alternative architecture histories and futures. Since 2010, Franch is the Chief Curator and Executive Director of Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York.

Franch is a professor at The Cooper Union School of Architecture and has taught at Columbia University GSAPP, the IUAV University of Venice, SUNY Buffalo, and Rice University School of Architecture.  Franch has taught and lectured internationally on art, architecture, and the importance of alternative practices in the construction and understanding of public life at educational and cultural institutions.

Franch has received numerous awards and fellowships, and her work has been exhibited internationally including FAD Barcelona, the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Vitra Design Museum, and the Shen-zen Architecture Biennale, among others.  In 2014 Franch, with the project OfficeUS, was selected by the US State Department to represent the United States Pavilion at the XIV Venice Architecture Biennale.

Recent publications by Franch include Agenda (Lars Muller, 2014), Atlas (Lars Muller, 2015), and Manual (Lars Muller 2017)  as part of OfficeUS.  Upcoming publications include The Book of Architecture Books and Letters to the Mayor to be published in 2018.