Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

My favourite modernist building … Freyberg Pool

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

My love affair with modern architecture began when I was still quite young, (more…)

The wonders of Brasilia: lecture tonight

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Apologies for the very very late notice … but tonight the always charming Daniele Abreu e Lima will be giving a lecture on Brasilia. (more…)

Video of the Week XXXII: site specific mini-series III

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

This last look at Ernesto Neto presents his well-known “Léviathan Thot” Panthéon, Paris (2006).


Video of the Week XXXI: site specific mini-series II

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

To continue this mini-film festival on Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto is a film of a recent work in New York.


Video of the Week XXX: site specific mini-series I

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

This week’s video is the first of a series of three on Ernesto Neto (1964-), one of Brazil’s best known contemporary artists. Much of his work is site specific and architecturally innovative.

They are increasingly large, immersive, biomorphic and at times spatially hungry works which encourage audience engagement. (more…)

Public Lecture : Roberto Segre

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

What: New Trends in Contemporary Latin American Architecture presented by visiting Professor Roberto Segre

Where: VUW School of Architecture, LT1 (Vivien Street)

When: Wednesday July 8 (5.30pm drinks) 6-8pm lecture