Garofalo Fellowship exhibition opening
Monday, April 22, 5:30pm
1300 A+D Studios
The UIC School of Architecture invites you to celebrate the opening of the 2018–19 Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship exhibition, Anne Dessing: And then when I went to Chicago, that’s when I had these outer space experiences and went to the other planets.
As the Garofalo Fellow, Dessing has done research on architectural elements that divide space, such as walls, doors, windows, columns, fences, arches, and gates. Through drawings that examine architectural elements and surfaces from Detroit, St Louis, and Chicago, the exhibition tells a story about surreal situations in the Midwest.
The exhibition will remain on view through Friday, May 10. Dessing will give a public lecture at the Graham Foundation on Thursday, May 2, at 7pm; details are below.
Monday April 22, 5:30–7:30pm
UIC School of Architecture
845 West Harrison Street
Thursday, May 2, 7pm
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
4 West Burton Place
Please RSVP via the Graham Foundation’s website
About Anne Dessing
Anne Dessing, an architect based in Amsterdam, is the 2018–19 Douglas A. Garofalo Fellow at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since graduating from the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture in 2012, she has been awarded grants from the Creative Industries Fund NL and the Prince Bernhard Cultural Foundation a.o. Her practice, Studio Anne Dessing, operates at the intersection of art and architecture. She researches architecture through exhibitions, installations, drawings, models, interiors, and (temporary) buildings. Dessing has previously taught at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the Rietveld Academy, and the Chair of Interiors Buildings Cities at TU Delft.
About the Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship
Named in honor of architect and educator Doug Garofalo (1958–2011), the Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship is a nine-month teaching fellowship that provides emerging designers the opportunity to teach studio and seminar courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and conduct independent design research.
The Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship is made possible through the generous support of individual and corporate donations, as well as by a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.
For more information on how to donate to the Douglas A. Garofalo fund, please visit the Fellowship homepage.
Image: Anne Dessing. Detail of drawing of Harold’s Chicken Shack, 87th St, 2019