Pavilion of Yugoslavia at Expo 58, Brussels, 1958. Source: Archive of Yugoslavia, Belgrade.

DISCUSSIONS Series Lecture: Vladimir Kulic

September 20, 2018
Kemp Auditorium, Givens Hall

Vladimir Kulić, associate professor at the School of Architecture, Florida Atlantic University, will deliver a lecture titled Exhibiting Yugoslavia as part of DISCUSSIONS in Architectural History and Theory.

Kulić is an architectural historian, curator, and critic specializing in modern and contemporary architecture. In collaboration with Martino Stierli, he curated the exhibition Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980, on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York through January 2019.

His books include Modernism In-Between: The Mediatory Architectures of Socialist Yugoslavia (written with Maroje Mrduljaš, with photos by Wolfgang Thaler, 2012), Sanctioning Modernism: Architecture and the Making of Postwar Identities (edited with Monica Penick and Timothy Parker, 2014), and the forthcoming edited volume, Second World Postmodernisms: Architecture and Society Under Late Socialism (2018).

Kulić has received numerous fellowships, grants, and awards, including those from the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, American Academy in Berlin, Graham Foundation, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., American Council of Learned Societies, and the Fondazione Bruno Zevi in Rome.

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Coordinated by Eric Mumford, the Rebecca and John Voyles Professor of Architecture, and Igor Marjanović, professor of architecture, the DISCUSSIONS series is aimed at provoking advanced conversations on research in architectural history and theory.