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Tim Ivison Faculty Portraits
History+Theory, Liberal Arts

Tim Ivison is a writer and artist based in Los Angeles working on the history and political ecology of cities. He teaches Liberal Arts and History + Theory at SCI-Arc and also teaches courses in urban history and theory in the department of Humanities and Sciences at Art Center College of Design. Recent collaborations with the artist Julia Tcharfas include the exhibitions Operations Theater and 710 at Before Present, and Science of Rehearsal at the Swiss Institute, New York. Ivison holds a B.A. in Visual and Critical Studies and a B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He completed his Ph.D. at the London Consortium in 2017, where he studied under Mark Cousins. From 2014-2016, he was an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Researcher at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.