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Geometry of Light at the Farnsworth House

Geometry of Light at the Farnsworth House

The second installment of Geometry of Light, an art intervention by Luftwerk in collaboration with Iker Gil, will take place at the Farnsworth House October 11-13. The art installation is organized as a collaboration between the Farnsworth House, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and MAS Context. Tickets Friday, October 11, 2019 (VIP) Saturday, October […]

Iker to lecture with Luftwerk at Goethe-Institut Chicago

Iker to lecture with Luftwerk at Goethe-Institut Chicago

Iker Gil and Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero of Luftwerk will lecture together at the Goethe-Institut Chicago on September 9, 2019. During the lecture, they will share the story of their latest intervention with Mies van der Rohe’s architecture, presenting their process and research in developing the two site-specific interventions. Event Details Time: Sep 9, […]

Iker discusses the Thompson Center in Architect’s Newspaper

Iker discusses the Thompson Center in Architect’s Newspaper

Iker Gil has contributed to an article titled “Chicago’s Thompson Center is up for sale” published by The Architect’s Newspaper. The publication asked a selection of people in the Chicago architecture and preservation community for their opinion on the controversy regarding the possible sale of Helmut Jahn-designed building completed in 1985. Here is Iker’s take […]

Iker mentioned in Sawubona magazine

Iker mentioned in Sawubona magazine

Iker Gil is mentioned in the April 2019 issue of Sawubona magazine, the official magazine of South African Airways. The article titled “Chicago’s Castles in the Sky,” with words and photographs by Cape Town-based photographer Dave Southwood, discusses Chicago’s architecture legacy. Thank you very much to Dave for the inclusion in the article. You can […]

Luftwerk and Iker Gil receive a Graham Foundation grant

Luftwerk and Iker Gil receive a Graham Foundation grant

Iker Gil, Petra Bachmaier, and Sean Gallero have been awarded a 2019 Graham Foundation grant to support the project Geometry of Light. “The Graham Foundation has announced the award of over $460,000 for 63 new grants to individuals worldwide that support projects on architecture. Grantee projects represent diverse lines of inquiry engaging original ideas that […]

Iker to lecture with Rick Valicenti at Bowling Green State University

Iker to lecture with Rick Valicenti at Bowling Green State University

Iker Gil and graphic designer Rick Valicenti will lecture together at Bowling Green State University on September 12, 2019. The lecture is presented by the Edwin H. Simmons Creative Minds Series. Event Details Time: Sep 12, 2019 Location: Donnell Theater in The Wolfe Center for the Arts (1300 Ridge St, Bowling Green, OH 43403) Attendance: […]