Leaning In: an evening with Lesley Lokko
Lesley Lokko, recipient of the 2020 RIBA Annie Spink Award for Excellence in Architectural Education, is joined by Nicky Watson, Zoë Berman, Gugu Mthembu & Thandi Loewenson in a discussion chaired by Matthew Barac. Lokko founded and led the Graduate School of Architecture (GSA) at the University of Johannesburg, and has taught at institutions including Iowa State University, University of Illinois, Kingston University, University of Westminster and the University of North London. From January 2021, she begins building the African Futures Institute, an independent postgraduate school of architecture in Accra, Ghana.
The event will be chaired by Matthew Barac, Reader in Architecture at London Metropolitan University. Lokko will be joined by Nicky Watson, Zoë Berman, Gugu Mthembu & Thandi Loewenson for a discussion that will look at both the award itself and its context, as well as the the personal narratives behind the nomination.
All talks are free and accessible to everyone, but for security reasons, we do require attendees to have a registered Zoom account. All times are stated in UK time (GMT).
Image Credit: © Tonia Murray, Unit 12, GSA
- 26 January 2021, 18:00
- Online Event
- The Architecture Foundation