Saturday, October 6, 2007

Cultural Geography Symposium at AGW

Architecture Matters - Get Involved!

Borderline Case: a symposium on the cultural geography of Windsor/Detroit
at the Art Gallery of Windsor

Friday, October 12 - 7:00 PM
The weekend kick-off with guest speaker Lisa Rochon, architecture critic for the Globe And Mail, and the winner of the National Newspaper Awards for Arts and Entertainment. Lisa will share her insights on architecture, mega projects, public spaces, and city building.

Free admission - limited seating.

Meet guest speakers from Windsor, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Toronto, Vancouver and Vienna.

Tour the four architecture exhibitions: "High Hopes: Modern Architecture in Windsor, 1940 - 1970", "The Wall", "Build Me Up/Tear Me Down", and "Albert Kahn in Windsor: Plans and Drawings".

Saturday, October 13 - 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Morning Session: History Lessons - 9:30 AM - 12:00 noon.

Join panellists Lee Rodney, Veronika Mogyorody, Gloria House and Andrew Herscher in a lively discussion of how Windsor and Detroit have been shaped by social, economic, political and geographical forces.

Afternoon Session: Creative City/Shrinking City - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Where are we going? How do we define the future of our cities? Join Marcel O'Gorman, Luis Jacob, Chris McNamara, Sabine Bitter and Helmut Weber in an animated discussion about new and exciting models for urban growth

Contact Nicole McCabe at the AGW, 519-977-0013 ext 134 or for details and times. A WindsorSEEN activity.

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