Week two of Virtual Design Festival features an architecture photography festival, a celebration of Earth Day, interviews with SO-IL and Ron Arad and a live music performance by Beatie Wolfe. Here's what's coming up this week.
Monday 20 April
VDF x MAAT
Lisbon's Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) takes over VDF for the day, presenting three exclusive videos about the Beeline installation by SO-IL and the accompanying exhibition Currents – Temporary Architectures by SO-IL, plus a live interview with SO-IL founders Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu.
Tuesday 21 April
VDF x Zoomed In
We team up with new architecture photography festival Zoomed In for a series of talks and screenings celebrating architecture's image-makers.
Wednesday 22 April
VDF x The World Around x Earth Day
The World Around curates a celebration of Earth Day on Dezeen. The World Around founder Beatrice Galilee will host a series of interviews with architects and visionaries working on environmental issues around the world.
1:00pm Live interview with The World Around curator Beatrice Galilee
2:00pm Broadcast of part one of the symposium, titled Rethink
4:00pm Broadcast of part two of the symposium, titled Reimagine
6:00pm Design Earth interview by Carson Chan
7:00pm Earth Day illustrations by Mona Chalabi
8:00pm Broadcast of part three of the symposium, titled Recreate
9:30pm Premiere of The Transscalar Architecture of COVID-19 short film
Watch all the talks here.
More details: theworldaround.com
Thursday 23 April
VDF x Ron Arad
Ron Arad will present a digital version of an exhibition called DFWTM (top image) that was due to be held at OTI gallery in Los Angeles, but which has been cancelled due to coronavirus.
VDF x Terreform One
In a live discussion taking place at 5:00pm, Mitch Joachim of non-profit architect Terreform One brings together authors Eran Chen of ODA, Julia Watson and Paul Miller AKA DJ Spooky to discuss their new books and how they address sustainability in a post-covid world.
Friday 24 April
VDF x Beatie Wolfe
Beatie Wolfe, who has been described as a "musical weirdo and visionary," shares her music and artworks with VDF, and will conduct a live interview and performance.
11:00am Online premiere of Orange Juice for the Ears documentary
1:00pm Exclusive preview of Red to Green, an environmental protest piece
3:00pm Essay on the power of music
5:00pm Live interview and performance