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Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 6:30pm



Division of Art Lecture Series: Gavin Morrison

Gavin Morrison is a curator, writer and publisher based in south of France, where he runs IFF, a project gallery which creates exhibitions and off-site works in Marseille. He is also an Exchange Fellow in the Department of Architecture at the University of Edinburgh and a co-director of the research project, What is Ignorance? at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden. In addition he is also a director of Atopia Projects, a curatorial and publishing initiative. He is currently working on an exhibition about the modernist architect Berthold Lubetkin for the Art Academy in Tbilisi, Georgia. Recently he has begun to collaborate with a number of different artists, such as: A History of Type Design with Scott Myles. Further he is presently working on two books: The Unresolved Fate of the Kinetic Tower, an irregular history of a maligned public sculpture in Edinburgh and Falkirk Cannons for Corsica, an explorative travelogue searching for cannons sent from Scotland to Corsican rebels in the 1770s. From 2007-09 Morrison was Curator of Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, during which time he oversaw the opening and initial programming.


Travis LaMothe at tlamothe@smu.edu.