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FREE LECTURE

In Our Extreme Present Time with Shumon Basar

Free with Museum admission but space is limited; entry to program is not guaranteed.

In Our Time is an architecture and design lecture series presenting the best thinkers, makers, and builders of today.

Shumon Basar, co-author of The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present is joined by architect Keller Easterling and writer Kari Rittenbach.

Discussion hosted by Hrag Vartanian, co-founder and editor-in-chief of Hyperallergic.

This lecture is made possible by William Pordy M.D.

Presented in collaboration with Hyperallergic.

Shumon Basar is a writer, thinker, and cultural critic. He is co-author of The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present with Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist (Penguin/Blue Rider, March 2015). His edited books include Translated By, Cities from Zero, and Hans Ulrich Obrist: Interviews, Volume 2. He is Commissioner of the Global Art Forum in Dubai, editor-at-large of Tank magazine and contributing editor of Bidoun magazine, director of the FORMAT program at the Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture, and an advisor to Miuccia Prada and the Fondazione Prada, Milan.

MetFridaysThis event is part of MetFridays: New York's Night Out.

Assistive listening devices are available.Assistive listening devices are available.

Above: Taken from The Age of Earthquakes (Blue Rider Press): Trevor Yeung, Laughing Tears.

All Upcoming

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