FUTURE PRACTICE of design and architecture, by Rory Hyde – Lecture and conversation
On Wednesday May 31 the insightful Rory Hyde will give a lecture about his view on future practice of design and architecture, based on his acclaimed book and years of multifaceted academic and professional research. A special attention will be given to design education in the light of future practice. The lecture will take place in the Nordic House at 20:00 and will be followed by a discussion.
The event language is English. Entrance is free of charge and everyone is welcome.
The event is organized by Iceland Academy of the Arts and The Nordic House on the occasion of the opening of The City Being, this year´s main exhibition at The Nordic House.
ABOUT RORY HYDE
Rory Hyde is a designer, curator and writer, focused on new forms of design practice, and redefining the role of the designer today.
He is currently Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne.
Since 2013 Hyde has been at the V&A, the world's leading museum of art and design, where he curated the exhibition All of This Belongs to You (2015) and is working on a forthcoming major exhibition on the future of design. He is part of the team behind Rapid Response Collecting, an innovative curatorial project which has been featured widely in the media.
From 2003 to 2013 he co-hosted the weekly radio show The Architects on Triple R, which was awarded the AIA Award for Architecture in the Media, and invited to represent Australia at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale.
His writing on architecture and the future of design practice has been featured in various newspapers and journals including The Economist, The Guardian, Harvard Design Magazine, Domus, and Blueprint, as well as a regular column for Architecture Australia. His first book, Future Practice: Conversations from the Edge of Architecture (Routledge 2012), was awarded an Australian Institute of Architects prize for architecture in the media.