Who Builds Your Architecture? Art Institute of Chicago

Who Builds Your Architecture?  was part of an exhibition series in which the Department of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute of Chicago enlisted contemporary architects and designers to organize installations that investigate critical issues within their practices. For this installation, Who Builds Your Architecture? (WBYA?) presented research related to migrant workers and the global construction industry. The exhibition was divided into two parts:  one part looked broadly at the construction process through a drawing of a fictional transnational project. The second part examines specific structural components from buildings in four major cities.

 

Project Space, Department of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute of Chicago, curators Zoe Ryan and Karen Kice, with support from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.

 

WBYA? Kadambari Baxi, Jordan Carver, Laura Diamond Dixit, Tiffany Rattray, Lindsey Wikstrom, and Mabel O. Wilson. 

 

Special thanks to Beth Stryker, Gulf Labor; MTWTF: Glen Cummings, Aliza Dzik, Michela Povoleri, and Sarah Dunham; Graph Commons and Burak Arikan; and Columbia University GSAPP and Dean Amale Andraos

 

 

 



Date:
Nov, 2016–Jun, 2017
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