Exhibition Spotlight and Performance

Thursday, September 17, 2009
Sensate: Bodies and Design Sensate: Bodies and Design

Date + Time

Thursday, September 17, 2009
7:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

The exhibition Sensate looks at the body as a model for architecture and design. This talk brings architects Kudless and Schweder, whose large-scale installations have been specifically fabricated for the show, into conversation with curator Urbach. The evening is punctuated by a new artist project by London-based Bompas & Parr, who describe their work as operating "in the space between food and architecture. Our projects explore how the taste of food is altered through synaesthesia, performance, and setting." Jelly is their medium of choice. A curator talk with Urbach precedes the event at 6:30 p.m. This event is presented in conjunction with the AIA San Francisco's 2009 Architecture and the City festival.

Participants

Andrew Kudless, artist
Alex Schweder, artist
Henry Urbach, Helen Hilton Raiser Curator of Architecture and Design
Bompas & Parr, jellymongers

Admission + Ticketing

$10 general; $7 SFMOMA members, students, and seniors. Tickets are available at the Museum (with no surcharge) or online.

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Image: Glow in the dark jelly; courtesy of Bompas & Parr