City of Ideas

City of Ideas: Architects' Voices and Visions
October 28, 2016–February 25, 2017

City of Ideas: Architects’ Voices and Visions is an ongoing conceptual installation project, inaugurated at Sydney University’s Tin Sheds Gallery and traveling to ChiDM from October 2016 to February 2017. Its key objective is to present original voices and visions of leading international architects recorded and transcribed by curator Vladimir Belogolovsky.

Each installation will include different groups of voices, interpreted through continuously changing design by local artists, architects, and designers through collaboration with its curator. The architects’ voices can be presented in their entirety or fragmented according to visions of local designers. In our iteration, they will be accompanied by text and image, and the installation will include a performance stage that will record new voices of local architects to join the evolving conversation. Curated by Vladimir Belogolovsky.

Tuesday–Saturday, 12–7:00p
108 N State St, 3rd Floor
Free and open to the public

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Great Ideas of Humanity
December 1-3, 2016

In 1952, Encyclopedia Britannica published Mortimer Adler’s monumental Great Books of the Western World series—431 works by 71 authors—covering core ideas of the Western canon. Inspired by these works and with a desire to engage the general public in cultural discourse, Walter Paepcke, founder of Container Corporation of America, initiated an unprecedented advertising campaign, the Great Ideas of Western Man.

With reverence and enthusiasm, the Chicago Design Museum is renewing this historic series. Our reprise, the Great Ideas of Humanity, is now being exhibited at the Business of Design Week conference in Hong Kong from December 1–3, and on bus stations across the Chicago Loop throughout the year.

On display:
Business of Design Week, Hong Kong

Read more about Great Ideas of
Humanity, and buy framed art
at greatideasofhumanity.com