News & Events

2017 August
+ Spinagu commissioned to design pavilion for the public launch of Getty Pacific Standard Time in September 

+ Spinagu participates in LA Weekly’s Artopia

2017 July
+ Maxi is in conversation with Hernan Diaz Alonso at the SCI-Arc Gallery on July 28

+ Thick is featured in LA Forum’s Delirious LA with an interview by Maxi Spina 

KCRW lists Thick as one of five top design events in Los Angeles

+ Thick opens at the SCI-Arc Gallery on July 7

2017 June
+ Jia participates alongside Situ Studio, Carmody Groarke, Jay Nelson, DoSu, Warren Techentin Architecture, and Iwamoto Scott in the opening weekend of Architectural Pavilions (June 23-24), an exhibition curated by Mariah Neilson for the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design 

+ Jia co-chairs the Graduate Student Lightning Panel the Society of Architectural Historians conference in Glasgow, UK (June 9) 

+ Jia lectures in Berlin at the Institute for Architecture on the topic of institutions, installations and instruments (June 7). Thanks Rosario Talevi! 

2017 May 
+ The Graham Foundation awards a production and presentation grant for Thick. Thanks Graham!

+ Jia reads an excerpt from her text in Art Paper at In the Gutter, an ART PAPERS X LA Forum launch at the Pink Motel pool 

+ Our installation Room With A View is on view at Pod Inn as part of One Night Stand LA, curated by Kyle Miller, Jennifer Bonner and Volkan Alkanoglu

2017 April

Jia Gu & Maxi Spina join the final panel of the LABtalk series, LABtalk 3: The Genius of Making, organized by CityLab and hosted by KCRW's Frances Anderton at Architecture + Design Museum (April 7)

2017 February
+ Jia Gu is in the picture in the UCLA A.UD Symposium In and Out of Pictures. Thanks A.UD & LADG!

2017 January
+ Jia’s review “Collaboratory: A Column Is A System” is published in Art Papers

+ Spinagu’s exhibition display system Leger und Träger goes live in Citylab Times 10 at A+D Museum (January 10)

+ Spinagu’s competition-winning entry Other Objects is exhibited at The Secret Life of Buildings symposium in Austin, TX