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SoCal NOMAS

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  • Sandi Hilal
    Architect, Artist, Educator

    Sandi Hilal is an architect, artist and educator. She has developed a research and project-based artistic practice that is both theoretically ambitious and practically engaged in the struggle for justice and equality. She is currently the Co-Director of DAAR, Decolonizing Architecture Art Research, an architectural and art collective that she co-founded in 2007 with Alessandro Petti and Eyal Weizman, in Beit Sahour, Palestine. She co-founded Campus in Camps in 2012, an experimental educational program hosted in Dheisheh Refugee Camp in Bethlehem with the aims to overcome conventional educational structures by creating a space for critical and grounded knowledge production connected to greater transformations and the democratization of society.
    As 2020-2021 Donghia Designer-in-Residence at Otis College of Art and Design, Sandi will present her mobilization of architecture within and against the condition of Permanent Temporariness in design of a school, a public square, a tent, and a living room, in Palestinian refugee camps and refugee housing in Sweden.

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Mar 17 - 18 2021
  • Time: 11:00 pm
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Date

Mar 17 2021
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8:00 pm

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SoCal NOMAS Lecture Series: Otis College Presents Sandi Hilal

2021 SOCAL NOMAS LECTURE SERIES -Otis College Presents-

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Date/Time: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 8pm PST

Sandi Hilal is an architect, artist and educator. She has developed a research and project-based artistic practice that is both theoretically ambitious and practically engaged in the struggle for justice and equality. She is currently the Co-Director of DAAR, Decolonizing Architecture Art Research, an architectural and art collective that she co-founded in 2007 with Alessandro Petti and Eyal Weizman, in Beit Sahour, Palestine. She co-founded Campus in Camps in 2012, an experimental educational program hosted in Dheisheh Refugee Camp in Bethlehem with the aims to overcome conventional educational structures by creating a space for critical and grounded knowledge production connected to greater transformations and the democratization of society.
As 2020-2021 Donghia Designer-in-Residence at Otis College of Art and Design, Sandi will present her mobilization of architecture within and against the condition of Permanent Temporariness in design of a school, a public square, a tent, and a living room, in Palestinian refugee camps and refugee housing in Sweden.

SoCal NOMAS 2021 Spring Lecture Series
As a collective effort of raising the voices of Black Indigenous People of Color, @socalnoma student chapters have prepared a series of lectures across the 9 participating Schools of Architecture that highlights and celebrates the work and achievements of designers of color. We invite respected guests and NOMAS members across SoCal to these talks. Together we hope to inspire and empower, to continue to be voices of the future of architecture. Otis College NOMAS presents the fourth lecture in the series on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 8pm PST. The NOMAS family would love to see you there!

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