Oscar Niemeyer - Life is a Breath of Air (15)

6pm / + Panel discussion on the impact of Brazilian architecture worldwide

5 October 2014
Cinema 1

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Oscar Niemeyer was a key figure in modernist architecture, best-known for his civic buildings in Brasilia. This documentary relays the story of his revolutionary introduction of the curved line to building design, and its impact internationally.

Brazil 2005 Dir Fabiano Maciel 87 min

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Adrian Forty, Jane Hall and Tom Emerson, on the impact of Brazilian architecture worldwide. The moderator will be Noemi Blager.

In partnership with the Embassy of Brazil, London

This event is part of:
City Visions

Please arrive promptly at the advertised start time

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