Upcoming Exhibitions

July 11 October 31, 2017

5x5 Participatory Provocations

In 5x5 Participatory Provocations, 25 young architects engage controversial issues in an imagined future, producing physical expressions or provocations. Each team responds to one of five prompts, contemplating the future of drone deliveries, the consequences of luxury high rises as financial investments, luxury tourism on the moon, the fictional development of NSA community branches, and the potential construction of an anti-immigration wall on the border between the US and Mexico.

Participating firms: Abruzzo Bodziak Architects, Andrew Kovacs/Archive of Affinities, Anthony Titus Studio, Brillhart Architecture, Club Club, David Emmons, Formlessfinder, Future Expansion, IS-Office, JKurtz, KNE studio, Kyle May, Architect, Norden Design, Platform for Architecture + Research, Path + Price Studio, Peterson Rich Office (PRO), Snarkitecture, SOFTlab, Spacecutter, Studio Cadena, Carl Lostritto, GELPI Projects, Michael Abrahamson, Sean Gaffney|Christina Nguyen, and Ultramoderne

Curators: Julia van den Hout, founder, Original Copy; Kyle May, founding principal of Kyle May, Architect; Kevin Erickson, founding principal, KNE studio, and associate professor, The Illinois School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Related Events
5x5 Participatory Provocations Opening
Tuesday, July 11, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

5x5 Curator's Talk
Thursday, July 27, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

5x5 Provocative Presentations

Thursday, September 28, 6:00-8:00 PM

Photo: © Robert Prochaska.

Supported by:
The Illinois School of Architecture, College of Fine + Applied Arts and Campus Research Board at the University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign.

This exhibition is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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