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Architecture & Design NOW series presents Chris Cornelius
My House Has Feathers
6 pm MT | January 30, 2023
uLethbridge online presentation
Free admission, everyone welcome
During his presentation, Professor Cornelius speaks about how he incorporates timeless Indigenous values in contemporary architecture. Chris’s work posits Indigenous design thinking can be a tool to de-colonize design.
Chris Cornelius is a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture at the University of New Mexico. He is the founding principal of studio:indigenous.
Cornelius was a collaborating designer with Antoine Predock on the Indian Community School of Milwaukee. Chris is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. Including the inaugural Miller Prize from Exhibit Columbus, a 2018 and 2022 Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Award, and an Artist residency from the National Museum of the American Indian. Chris has been exhibited widely including the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. Cornelius was the Spring 2021, Louis I. Kahn Visiting Assistant Professor at Yale University.
Images: Otaeciah (Crane), Cor-Ten steel, public sculpture, Kayes Mamaceqtawuk Plaza, Lawrence University in Appleton, WI, 2021. Not My HUD House. Photo credit: Tom Harris Photography. Courtesy of Chris Cornelius.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.