suckerPUNCH and the Land of Tomorrow Gallery have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a fall exhibition featuring some of the hottest work from architecture students around the U.S. Collected from the spring and fall terms of 2011, the work features cutting edge experimentations in technology, space and materials.
The show will feature twenty student projects including the work of young SCI-Arc grads Ivan Bernal (M.Arch 2 ‘11), Wilson Wu (M.Arch 1 ‘11), Nicholas Poulos (M.Arch 2 ‘11), Michael Gross (M.Arch 2 ‘11), Donovan Ballantyne (M.Arch 1 ‘11), Paul Mecomber (M.Arch 2 ‘11) and Robert Gilson (B.Arch ‘11), as well as work by current students Cheng Gong (M.Arch 2 ‘13) and Kiem Ho (M.Arch 2 ‘13).
Provided funding is successful, the exhibition will offer a unique way for the public to engage with contemporary student work from leading architecture schools.
A jury of architects, including SCI-Arc graduate programs chair Hernan Diaz Alonso, Aaron Betsky, Mark Gage, Greg Lynn, Michael Speaks, and Tom Wiscombe selected three of the projects to have prototypes fabricated by PR&vD. All twenty projects were selected earlier this year through online voting on suckerpunchdaily.com.
The exhibition will open at the Land of Tomorrow Gallery in Lexington, Kentucky in the fall, with plans for it to travel to other cities, including Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago.
The campaign will help with the mounting of the exhibition as well as publication of a catalogue that will collect writings and interviews from leading architecture educators and critics including a number of SCI-Arc faculty and alumni, such as Volkan Alkanoglu, Erick Cárcamo, Brian DeLuna (B.Arch '07), Hernan Diaz Alonso, Ramiro Diaz-Granados, Keith Krumwiede (M.Arch '94), Elena Manferdini, Dwayne Oyler, Florencia Pita, Jonah Rowen, Marcelo Spina, and Tom Wiscombe.
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