EVENT: Storefront for Art and Architecture with Eva Franch
|March 15, 2013|
|6:30 pm||to||8:00 pm|
Eva Franch i Gilabert
Franch is a registered architect, researcher, curator and teacher, founder of OOAA (office of architectural affairs). In the Fall of 2010 Franch became the 4th Director of Storefront for Art and Architecture after Joseph Grima, Sarah Herda and Shirin Neshat and Kyong Park.
Franch studied at TU Delft, at ETS Arquitectura Barcelona where she received her Master in Architecture with Honors in 2003 and at Princeton University where she received the Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize and her M.Arch II degree in 2007. Franch received the La Caixa (2005-2007) full fellowship in residence for postgraduate studies, the Howard Crosby Butler Fellowship, the FAD prize for emerging architects , a Pasajes-iGuzzini prize, a Dragados Foundation prize and she has been a fellow at Schloss Solitude. Franch’s work has been exhibited at the Center for Architecture in New York, Korean Institute of Architects in Daegu, FAD Barcelona, NAI Rotterdam, Shenzen Biennale of Architecture, Venice Biennale among others. Franch has taught at the University of Buffalo as the Peter Reyner Banham Fellow [07-08] and at Rice University [08-10] as the Wortham Fellow acting as the Master Thesis Design Studio Director. Franch has taught the “Ecologies of Excess” and “Atmospheres of utopia” studios and the “Performing Representations”, “Utopia as Doubt”, “On Banality-On Metaphor” and “Syn-City: a political sensorium” theory seminars. Franch has been a juror, visiting critic and lecturer in the United States, Australia, Middle East, Asia and Europe.
Storefront for Art and Architecture
Founded in 1982, Storefront for Art and Architecture is a nonprofit organization committed to the advancement of innovative positions in architecture, art and design. Our program of exhibitions, artists talks, film screenings, conferences and publications is intended to generate dialogue and collaboration across geographic, ideological and disciplinary boundaries. As a public forum for emerging voices, Storefront explores vital issues in art and architecture with the intent of increasing awareness of and interest in contemporary design.