Brutalism Redux

Friday 27 January 2017 from 4pm, Dana Centre, The Science Museum

Brutalism Redux: Resuscitating the urban politics of brutalist architecture

Organised by Oli Mould, Royal Holloway University of London, Centre for the GeoHumanities.

This event brings together academics, artists and campaigners working on brutalism to discuss whether there is space for a brutalist politics, as well as brutalist style in our contemporary cities. The panelists are:

Jessie Brennan (Artist and author of ‘Regeneration!’)
Chris Beanland (Writer, author of ‘Concrete Concept’)
Catherine Croft (Director of the Twentieth Century Society)
Oliver Carpenter (Associate Curator of Infrastructure and Built Environment, Science Museum)
Oli Mould (Lecturer in Human Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London)

Free tickets for panel discussion.

It will be followed by a drinks reception, where some of the art work of the panellists will be on display, and a keynote lecture by Professor Christoph Lindner of the University of Oregon, entitled “Brutalism in Ruins”.  

Free tickets for keynote lecture.

LOCATION: Science Museum Dana Research Centre & Library, 165 Queens Gate, London SW7 5HD