Thomas Demand, AGNSW

Presented by Kaldor Public Art Projects and supported by CAL and UTS Design/N

Thomas Demand and Sylvia Lavin in conversation.

Current seat allocation for this event is now sold out. Some seats may be available on the door due to cancellations on the evening.

Thomas Demand is one of Germany’s most iconic artists. He draws on familiar imagery found in the mass media as the basis for the painstakingly sculpted environments he constructs from paper and photographs. In this public conversation, Demand will discuss his major new work The Dailies with Sylvia Lavin, following an introduction by John Kaldor.

Sylvia Lavin is an internationally known critic, historian and theorist whose work explores the limits of architecture across a wide spectrum of historical periods. Lavin is the Director of the Critical Studies and M.A./Ph.D programs in the Department of Architecture and Design at UCLA and the Director of Hi-C, a collaborative design and research group that supports the critical engagement with experimental architecture in the public realm. She is the recipient of a 2011 Arts and Letters Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her most recent book, Kissing Architecture, was published by Princeton University Press in 2011 and she is currently curating All That is Loose Will Land, a large-scale exhibition focusing on the intersections between art and architecture in Los Angeles during the 1970s.