Renowned academic Beatriz Colomina and architect Bernard Tschumi come together to discuss the relationship between architectural forms, the events that take place within them, and modern institutions of representation.



Colomina is Professor of Architecture and founding director of the Program in Media and Modernity at Princeton University. She is the author of Sexuality and Space (Princeton Architectural Press, 1992), Privacy and Publicity: Modern Architecture as Mass Media (MIT Press, 1994) and the forthcoming books Domesticity at War: 1945–61 and Double Exposure: Architecture through Art. Tschumi is Principal of Bernard Tschumi Architects and was previously dean of the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture. Among the books he has written are The Manhattan Transcripts (St. Martin’s Press, 1982) and the recent Event-Cities 3 (MIT Press, 2005). He is currently designing the Museum for African Art, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, São Paolo; and the New Acropolis Museum, Athens. Part of Contested Territories: Conversations in Practice In collaboration with Chelsea College of Art and Design