The Avery Review
Critical Essays on Architecture
Read Issue 34

In issue 34, Matthew Allen and Kian Hosseinnia appraise Log’s reappraisal of phenomenology in architecture; Virginia Black reviews the Whitney’s inclusion of Latinx art and indigeneity in Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay; and Ujijji Davis contemplates the emergence and erasure of the Bottom.

Also, help us spread the word about the 2019 Avery Review Essay Prize! Submissions due January 31, 2019. More information can be found here. And, as always, we welcome queries, comments, and general submissions to Look out for another round of critical essays on architecture next month.

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Clarissa Tossin, still from Ch’u Mayaa, 2017. Video, color, sound, 17:57 min. Originally commissioned and produced by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs for the exhibition Condemned to Be Modern at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery as part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative. Choreographer/performer: Crystal Sepúlveda. Cinematographer: Jeremy Glaholt. Courtesy of the artist and Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles. In Virginia Black’s “‘Place,’ ‘Town,’ ‘To Make a House’: Metonyms of Identity at the Whitney,” in the Avery Review 34 (September 2018), link.
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