Barcelona-based architects Mar Santamaría Varas and Pablo Martínez of 300.000 km/s, and Minneapolis-based photographer/sociologist David Schalliol discussed their individual work around global metropolis and present a selection of their work that will be exhibited in Nocturnal Landscapes: Urban Flows of Global Metropolises. They discussed the use of cartography and photography in revealing hidden aspects of global metropoles. Iker Gil, curator of the exhibition, introduced and moderated the event.
6:00pm – 6:15pm: Opening remarks by Anastasio Sánchez, director of the Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, and Iker Gil, curator of the exhibition and editor in chief of MAS Context
6:15pm – 7:00 pm: Conference by Mar Santamaría and Pablo Martínez from 300.000Km/s (Barcelona) and David Schalliol (Minneapolis)
7:00pm – 7:10pm: Q&A
7:10pm – 8:00pm: Reception and networking
The exhibition Nocturnal Landscapes: Urban Flows of Global Metropolises, organized by MAS Context and the Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, was on display at the Instituto Cervantes from September 17, 2019 until October 30, 2019.
The exhibition, curated by Iker Gil, is a partner program of the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial. Nocturnal Landscapes is partially supported by Simon with printing support by HP and American Color Labs.