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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: […]

Iker Gil in Newcity’s 2019 Design 50

Iker Gil in Newcity’s 2019 Design 50

The Chicago-based publication Newcity has released its annual list of Design 50 and Iker Gil is honored to be included as part of their inaugural Newcity Design Hall of Fame, “the cornerstones of Chicago design scene who’ve already made this list year in and year out, and without whom it could not stand.” According to […]

Geometry of Light at Barcelona Pavilion

Geometry of Light at Barcelona Pavilion

Geometry of Light, an art intervention by Luftwerk in collaboration with Iker Gil, at the Barcelona Pavilion that will take place February 10-17. The intervention is part of the Fundació Mies van der Rohe’s ongoing program of artistic interventions and is organized as a collaboration between the foundation and MAS Context. Opening Reception February 9th, […]

Dimensions of Citizenship at Wrightwood 659 in Chicago

Dimensions of Citizenship at Wrightwood 659 in Chicago

The exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship, the US Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, will be exhibited in Chicago in 2019. Below is a portion of the press release with the announcement: “Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos, the official U.S. entry at the recently-concluded 16th International Architecture Exhibition […]