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UCLA Alumni Kristy Balliet (M.Arch. II '04), Kelly Bair (M.Arch. I '05), Adam Fure (M.Arch. I '06), and Kyle Miller (M.Arch. I '08) have organized, while Alumni Ellie Abrons (M.Arch. I '06), Brennan Buck (M.Arch. I '04), David Freeland (M.Arch. I '04), Andrew Holder (M.Arch. I '05), and Michael Loverich (M.Arch. II '07) will lead workshops for The Possible Mediums conference in Columbus, Ohio from February 7-10.

 
The Possible Mediums conference is composed of a series of workshops and panel discussions revolving around four “possible mediums.” Challenging the boundaries of architectural convention, the invited workshop leaders employ exploratory processes rooted in mediums external to the discipline (such as film or comics) or developed from atypical applications of more conventional mediums (such as drawings or models). The technical sophistication and inventive applications of their work reflect two major developments within speculative architecture of the past decade: a broad diffusion of technological expertise and a shift from critical to projective theory. Preserving commitment to expertise and imagination, Possible Mediums places this group of designers in productive dialog, unpacking their collective foundations and futures.
 
Guest Speakers: Jeffrey Kipnis and John McMorrough
 
Workshop Leaders: Ellie Abrons (M.Arch. I '06), Andrew Atwood, Angela Co, Brennan Buck (M.Arch. I '04), Justin Diles, David Freeland (M.Arch. I ' 04),  Andrew Holder (M.Arch. '05), Maria Ibañez, Jason Kelly Johnson, Thomas Kelley, Simon Kim, Jimenez Lai, Michael Loverich (M.Arch. I '07) and Michael Young.
 
Workshop descriptions, participant bios and additional information can be found on the conference website: http://possiblemediums.wordpress.com/
 
The Possible Mediums Conference Chairs include: 
Kristy Balliet (M.Arch. II '04), The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture
Kelly Bair (M.Arch. I '05), University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture
Adam Fure (M.Arch. I '06), University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning
Kyle Miller (M.Arch. I '08), University of Kentucky College of Design
 

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