Cristina Iglesias and Beatriz Colomina in Conversation
January 25, 2018
On 3 February 2018 at 4 p.m. Marian Goodman Gallery will host a conversation between artist Cristina Iglesias and architectural historian Beatriz Colomina to discuss Iglesias’s work, Entwined, currently on view at Marian Goodman Gallery New York, as well as The Ionosphere (A Place of Silent Storms), and Forgotten Streams, her site-specific sculptures for the Norman Foster Foundation (Madrid) and Bloomberg Headquarters (London). Throughout her career, Iglesias has defined a unique sculptural vocabulary, building immersive and experiential environments that reference and unite architecture, literature and culturally site-specific influences. Through a language of constructed and natural forms rendered in various materials, she poetically redefines space by confounding interior and exterior, organic and artifice, combining industrial materials with natural elements to produce unexpected new sensory sites for the viewer.
Beatriz Colomina, part of the Norman Foster Foundation Advisory Board, is an internationally renowned architectural historian and theorist who has written extensively on questions of architecture, art, sexuality and media. She is the founding director of the Media and Modernity program at Princeton University and Professor at the School of Architecture. She has lectured extensively at universities and art museums throughout the world. Her latest book is Are We Human? Notes on an Archeology of Design (2016).