Mar 5th 2018

Pilsen Arte Arquitectura Cultura Roundtable

Pilsen Arte Arquitectura Cultura Roundtable
April 11, 2018 | 5pm-9pm
Hermann Hall
Upper North Core

En Mi Cuadra Pilsen La Cultura Vive, the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and IIT College of Architecture are excited to host a conversation about Art, Architecture and Culture from Pilsen.

The evening will commence with a reception at 5pm.

An an opening conversation with Michelangelo Sabatino (Dean, IIT College of Architecture; The Rowe Family College of Architecture Endowed Chair; John Vinci Distinguished Research Fellow), Anijo Punnen Mathew (Academic Director, Ed Kaplan Family for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Associate Professor, Institute of Design), and Mark Kelly (Commissioner, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events), moderated by Anjulie Rao (Editor, Chicago Architect Magazine; Communications Director, AIA Chicago) will begin the roundtable at 5:30pm. 

Panel I: Development + History (6pm)

1. Patricia SaldaƱa Natke, AIA (Design Principal & Founding Partner-Urban Works, Ltd.)
2. Byron Sigcho (Executive Director, Community Organizer-Pilsen Alliance)
3. Rebeca Fernandez (President-Rework Heritage, LLC)
4. Carlos Tortolero (Founder and President, National Museum of Mexican Art)
5. Lauren M. Pacheco (Co-Founder, Chicago Urban Art Society and the Chicago Lowrider Festival) 

Panel II: Muralism + Architecture (7pm)

1. Sam Kirk (Multidisciplinary Artist)
2. Hector Duarte (Muralist-Pilsen)
3. Juan Gabriel Moreno (AIA, President and Founder-JGMA)
4. Edward Torrez, AIA, LEED AP (Principal-Bauer Latoza Studio LTD)
5. Cesar A. Santoy, AIA (Principal-Studio ARQ, LLC)

A closing reception will be held from 8pm-9pm.