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LECTURES: Wed, March 27, 2013

Todd Gannon: Prelude to the Confederacy

Wed, March 27, 7pm
W.M. Keck Lecture Hall

Intro by Eric Owen Moss

Todd Gannon is co-curator of the exhibition A Confederacy of Heretics: The Architecture Gallery, Venice, 1979, part of Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A., an initiative of the Getty. His lecture introduces the exhibition, that opens with a public reception on Friday, March 29, 7pm at SCI-Arc Gallery & Library.

More about the Confederacy of Heretics, The Architecture Gallery, Venice, 1979.

Gannon is a registered architect and writer based in Los Angeles. He received Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture degrees from Ohio State University and earned his Ph.D. from UCLA. He taught at Ohio State, UCLA, and Otis College of Art and Design before joining the faculty at SCI-Arc in 2008, where he is now Cultural Studies coordinator.

Gannonís research focuses on the history and theory of late 20th-century and contemporary architecture. His published books include The Light Construction Reader (2002) and monographs on the work of Morphosis, Bernard Tschumi, Zaha Hadid, Peter Eisenman, and others. His essays have appeared in Log, The SAGE Handbook for Architectural Theory (2012), and elsewhere.


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