Habitat Magazine: Lina Bo Bardiís Architecture in Writing
12 July 2017
Frobisher Auditorium 1
Alongside her admired buildings, the legacy of modernist architect Lina Bo Bardi can be found in the world renowned magazine Habitat - edited by Lina Bo and her husband Pietro Maria Bardi between 1950 and 1954. Created as part of the MASP (S„o Paulo Museum of Art), the magazine covered a wide range of subjects including architecture, museology, education, painting, music, cinema, regional crafts, and design.
Valerio Di Lucente and Hugo Timm will present Studio Juliaís research, part of the British Councilís Lina Bo Bardi fellowship, followed by a conversation highlighting some of the issues raised in Habitat with Jane Hall, architect at Assemble and Lina Bo Bardi fellow (2013), Michael Asbury, Deputy Director of the research centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN), Frederico Duarte, writer and critic specialised in Brazilian design, and Livia Rezende, tutor in History of Design at the Royal College of Art.
This event is organized by Julia in partnership with the Barbican Art Gallery and is supported by the British Council.