Event Type Performance
Presentation and Lecture, with Li Han, Hu Yan, and Michael Speaks, Dean of the Syracuse University School of Architecture. Thursday, September 21, 2023 | 6:00-7:00pm Hosmer Auditorium
Presentation and Lecture, with Li Han, Hu Yan, and Michael Speaks, Dean of the Syracuse University School of Architecture.
Thursday, September 21, 2023 | 6:00-7:00pm
Li Han and Hu Yan are co-founders of Beijing-based Drawing Architecture Studio (DAS). Li is a National Class 1 Registered Architect in China and graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China and RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Hu graduated from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.
Deriving inspiration from architecture, art, popular culture, and daily life, DAS explore the possibilities of image, space, and urban studies through various media, including architectural drawings, models, art installation, comics, and books. They are the recipients of numerous prizes including the DAM Architectural Book Award 2021, the Overall Winner in the 2018 WAF Architecture Drawing Prize, and Second Prize in the 2016 RIBA Journal Eye Line Drawing Competition. Their work has been exhibited at the 4th Chicago Architecture Biennial; the Chinese Pavilion and Japan Pavilion of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale; the 7th and 9th Shenzhen / Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture, among others. Their work has been acquired by MoMA, New York; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Art Institute of Chicago; White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney, Australia; the Macao Museum of Art, in Macao, China; the Pingshan Art Museum in Shenzhen, China; and, the Wind H Art Center in Beijing, China. Their publications include A Little Bit of Beijing (2013); A Little Bit of Beijing · Dashilar (2015); The Joy of Architectural Drawing (2018); Hutong Mushroom (2018) and Apartment Blossom (2021).
Li and Hu were Visiting Critics at the Syracuse University School of Architecture in Spring 2023 and will be again in Fall 2023. They are also visiting scholars at Syracuse University in 2023.
(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm