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National Art Museum of China, competition rendering. Image courtesy of Safdie Architects.


Global City

Saturday, February 8, 2:00 p.m.


  • FREE

This workshop is now full.


In conjunction with the exhibition Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie, attend an interdisciplinary presentation that examines the ways collective engagement can challenge established norms of how
 we view and interact with public space. 

After a weekend of research on the Skirball campus, a team of local artists, designers, and architects will present their reflections and responses to Moshe Safdie’s work and how it relates to current personal and urban issues. Participants include contemporary artist Analia Saban, Cro Studio’s Marcel Sanchez-Prieto and Adriana Cuellar, and Peter Zellner, Principal and Studio Design Lead, AECOM and professor at SCI-Arc.

“Global City” is presented by Big City Forum. The presentation will be facilitated by artist, curator, and founder of Big City Forum, Leonardo Bravo.

About Big City Forum

Big City Forum (BCF), founded in 2008 by Los Angeles–based artist, educator, and activist Leonardo Bravo and co-directed with artist/graphic designer River Jukes-Hudson since 2013, is an independent, interdisciplinary project that explores the intersection between design-based creative disciplines within the context of public space, the built environment, and social change.


Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie
October 22, 2013–March 2, 2014

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