Michael Rakowitz and Luca Stasi of Recetas Urbanas

Seminar, in English, Paul Desmarais Theatre, 2 April 2009

Chicago-based artist Michael Rakowitz speaks with Luca Stasi of Recetas Urbanas about their various projects. Rakowitz’s work explores the concepts of nomadic habitat and urban appropriation, while Recetas Urbanas uses strategies of urban intervention that take advantage of legal loopholes, opening up opportunities for autonomous architecture.

The conversation is part of a series of lectures and films presented in conjunction with the exhibition Actions: What You Can Do With the City (2008), which explores public actions in urban environments and their impact on contemporary society.

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