ROUNDHOUSE

Noémie Despland-Lichtert & Brendan Shea

URBAN LABS

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Urban Labs are events which are part exploration / part workshop. They facilitate public engagement with sites. Seeking to document and preserve current liminal states, Urban Labs are conducted through semi-guided walking tours and in-situ spatial interventions.

POLITICS OF PLANTS

OCT 2016

SURVEYING THE LAND

NOV 2016

PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY

NOV 2016

EXHIBITIONS

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Exhibitions are events which present outcomes, artefacts, and evidence. They link the drawings, objects, and texts of Urban Labs with historical evidence of larger phenomena.

INFRASTRUCTURAL IMAGINARY

MAR 2017

BORDER PROPERTIES

NOV 2017

EXCURSIONS

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A Brief Excursion is a project that investigates lost sites and the stories that support them. Through screenings, excavations, and tours, each outing pairs a specific destination with various media to construct and imagine the geography of Los Angeles.

TMLR / TLV

MAY 2017

IMAGING LA

AUG 2017

LAX

JUN 2018

SIGHT SITES

SEPT 2018

EDIT-A-THONS

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Edit-A-Thons are events for collectively editing Wikipedia articles. Through documenting and digitizing abandoned histories, demolished architecture, forgotten sites, and excavated maps, the edit-a-thons facilitate sifting, sorting, and broadcasting information in real-time.

LOST INFRASTRUCTURE

MAY 2017

ARCHITECTURE + FEMINISM

MAR 2018

SCREENINGS

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Screenings are events that collect, curate, and remix films. The series Public Programming is a monthly event—free and open to the public—that pairs new video from an emerging practitioner with an old video from the public domain.

LOST HORIZON

JUN 2018

THE JAZZ SINGER

JUL 2018

A TRIP TO THE MOON

AUG 2018

PUSS IN BOOTS

SEPT 2018

A TRIP TO TARGET NEVADA

OCT 2018

PUBLICATIONS

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Publications are a series of ongoing conversations with a variety of artists, architects, planners, geographers, writers, story-tellers, students, dog-walkers, archivists, musicians, kayakers, hikers, and neighbors.

INFRASTRUCTURAL IMAGINARY

(forthcoming)