Strelka Institute at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale

Strelka Institute will take part in the Institute Effect exhibition, taking place during the third Lisbon Architecture Triennale, 2013. Strelka will inhabit part of the MUDE Design and Fashion Museum with an installation about the institute’s role in Moscow and its place in a global discourse. Featuring its publishing arm, Strelka Press, the exhibition will explore the notion of Moscow as a crossroads for critical thinking about cities and design.

Join us for the opening night on Tuesday 1 October, 5.30pm. The programme: 5.30pm — The Triennale welcomes Strelka to the Institute Effect

6.00pm — Introduction by Strelka Press Direсtor Justin McGuirk

6.15pm — The Strelka Effect Brendan McGetrick, Strelka Knowledge Director, outlines Strelka’s aims as a new kind of educational institution

6.45pm — Belyayevo Forever: Preserving the Generic Kuba Snopek examines the preservation challenges presented by a standardised Soviet suburb that was home to the artists of the Moscow Conceptualism school

- 7.15pm — Mushrooms, Mutants and Other Oddities: Architecture of the Luzhkov Era Dasha Paramonova chronicles the effects of the post-Soviet transition on architecture in Moscow of 1990s and early 2000s under its notorious mayor, Yuri Luzhkov.

7.45 — Reception with wine and canapés

The Institute Effect project is dedicated to museums, project spaces, libraries and journals from all around the world which frame the ideational space informing the practice of contemporary architecture, which document and conceptualise its present, and forecast its future. Twelve pioneering projects, including Urban Think Tank, the Center for Urban Pedagogy and the Fabrica communications research centre, have been invited to take over the exhibition space of the MUDE museum with a non-stop stream of activities.

Venue:

MUDE Design and Fashion Museum - Francisco Capelo Collection R. Augusta, 24 1100-053 Lisbon www.mude.pt

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