Art & Architecture Conference

The Royal Institution, London

6 October 2017, 10am-4.30pm

Schedule

Friday 6 October 2017
10:00am - 10:45am
On David Chipperfield Architects' masterplan for the Royal Academy's Piccadilly home
Design Principal
David Chipperfield Architects
Artistic Director
Royal Academy of Arts
10:45am - 11:30am
On the recently opened Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in Cape Town
Founder
Heatherwick Studio
Design Critic & Author
Coffee Break
11:30pm - 11:45pm
11:45am - 12:30pm
On the notion of the baroque, as art, architecture and idea
Artist
Deputy Editor
frieze
12:30pm - 1:15pm
How commercial galleries are moving beyond the white cube model with mixed-use developments in unconventional historic buildings
Gallerist & Collector
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
Art Dealer & Gallery Owner
König Galerie
Writer & Critic
Lunch
1:15pm - 2:00pm
2:00pm - 2:45pm
On the role of cultural projects in urban regeneration, the future of the city and the increasing dominance of technology
Founding Partner
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Architecture & Design Critic
2:45pm - 3:30pm
On the new V&A's Exhibition Road Quarter and the challenges and opportunities of working within an iconic 165-year-old British institution
Principal Architect
AL_A
Director
V&A
Coffee Break
3:30pm - 3:45pm
3:45pm - 4:30pm
On Adjaye’s long-standing engagement with art and artists – as designer and collaborator
Principal Architect
Adjaye Architects
Curator
Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago
Therme Group reception celebrating the launch of their new 'Art Program'
4:30pm - 6:30pm