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Paul Mellon Centre: “British Art & Natural Forces: Authors of Architecture”
October 20, 2020 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Part of the multi-part program of research events British Art and Natural Forces which focuses on the encounter between artistic and art-historical practice and the forces of the natural world. It places such encounters in both contemporary and historical perspectives.
Chair: Martin Postle (Deputy Director for Grants and Publications, Paul Mellon Centre)
Speakers and papers:
-Freya Wigzell (PhD Student, Architectural History and Theory, at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL), “Piling Up The Debris”
-Euan McCartney Robson (History of Art at UCL), “Sticks and Stones: A Poetic Cathedral”
-Alicia Weisberg-Roberts (Independent Scholar), “Terraforming Hong Kong (1840–1860)”
-Jonathan Hill (Professor of Architecture and Visual Theory, the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL), “The Landscape of Climate: John Evelyn and Brenda Colvin”