Craig Wilkins is a leading scholar of African Americans in the field of architecture; his work explores the rich contributions of often-ignored practitioners of color. He shared his insights on the relationship between race and urban space, and creative strategies that he described as ‘hip hop architecture’ – beginning from his observation that ‘in the midst of dance, human presence defines architecture, not the other way around.’
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About Design in Dialogue
Inaugurated on April 1, 2020, Design in Dialogue is a series of online interviews hosted alternately by curator and historian Glenn Adamson and designer Stephen Burks. Conversations are held on Zoom every Wednesdays for 1 hour, beginning at 11am Eastern Time, including a participatory Q&A. Please join leading voices from the field — designers, makers, critics, and curators — as they discuss their work and ideas.