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Florencia Pita / FPMOD

Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
April 13, 2011 - 1:30pm
Florencia Pita mod is a collaborative practice that deploys a mannerist use of digital technology. As new modes of design and production are more involved with new technologies, the firm focuses on the underlying mechanisms of overlaying forms.

Florencia Pita graduated in 1998 from the National University of Rosario, School of Architecture and was awarded the 2000 Fulbright-Fondo Nacional de las Artes Scholarship to pursue graduation studies at Columbia University. Pita received the first prize in the 2001 Metro Design Plaza International Competition for Lexington, Kentucky and has been recipient of the Graham Foundation Grand Award. Her work has been published in Log, Architecture Record, A+U, and Surface Magazine. She has participated in solo exhibitions at SCI-arc Gallery and LAxART gallery, and group exhibitions at the Chicago Art Institute, the 2007-08 Shenzhen-Hong Kong Biennial of Urbanism and Architecture in China, and Artist Space in New York. Her solo installation recently opened at the Chicago Art Institute.

Florencia Pita is currently Full time Design Faculty at Sci-Arc and Visiting Faculty at Lund University, Sweden.

All lectures are free and open to the public.
Unless noted, all lectures will be held in the Gui Auditorium (KN 250) at 5:30 PM.