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Ryan Tyler Martinez: Graphic Displays of Affection

Room 160
October 13, 2017 at 1:00pm

Faculty Talk: Ryan Tyler Martinez

Moderated by Kristy Balliet

We know things primarily through their graphic representation. Think of all the work we make, it’s mostly graphic. When making drawings, images, images of drawings, drawings from images, images of images, or drawings from drawings, the graphic is what we identify as the thing we see. The talk will discuss a body of recent work with a focus on its graphic representation. Mostly, there will be a conversation around poster design and their relationship to projects. Also, there will be a discussion about public events and group projects.

Ryan Tyler Martinez (M.Arch '13) is a Los Angeles-based designer. He is the founder and principal of studio®™, an independent design studio based in Los Angeles, California and the co-founder and chief curator of A One-Night Stand for Art & Architecture. He holds a Master of Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture.

Prior to joining the faculty at SCI-Arc, Ryan was a Visiting Lecturer at UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design and worked at Gehry Partners, LLP. His work has been exhibited in the United States, France, and Hong Kong with publications in Architectural Record, Architect Magazine and Routledge Publications.