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Midday Talk: Forestry and Design Series - Dan Handel, "Forest Primers"

Tue, Sep 24/19 – 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Room 200, 1 Spadina Crescent

Midday Talk: Forestry and Design Series

Dan Handel, Tel Aviv, "Forest Primers"

Dan Handel is an architect and curator whose work focuses on research-based exhibitions with special attention to underexplored ideas, figures, and practices that shape contemporary built environments. He was the inaugural Young Curator at the at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, has developed exhibitions for the Venice Biennale and the New Institute in Rotterdam, and was curator of architecture and design at the Israel Museum. Handel holds an MArch from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and PhD from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. His writing has appeared in Harvard Design Magazine, e-flux Architecture, Thresholds, Frame, San Rocco, Pin-Up, Bracket, and the Journal of Landscape Architecture (JOLA), among others. He is the editor of the publications Aircraft Carrier (Hajte Cantz, 2012), Yasky and Co. (Tel Aviv Museum. 2016), and Manifest, a journal of American architecture and urbanism. He is the recipient of grants from the Graham Foundation for Manifest (2012, 2014) and Carpet Space (2019)