Hear from James Carpenter, an internationally renowned architect/artist who has worked at the intersection of architecture, art, and design for nearly 50 years. This is his first visit to Canberra, which has been made possible by the ANU School of Art and Design.
James graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in sculpture in 1972. He established James Carpenter Design Associates, New York, in 1979, where he still works. James has worked on many major international projects including Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Fulton Street Station New York, Seven World Trade Centre New York and the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin.
James has been awarded numerous lifetime achievements and international accolades for his work and impact in the field of architecture, lighting and sculpture. In 2004, he was awarded a MacArthur “genius” grant.