Jorge Otero-Pailos: From Monuments to Pollution

Lecture by Jorge Otero-Pailos
Jorge Otero-Pailos during his lecture in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP
Lecture by Jorge Otero-Pailos
Jorge Otero-Pailos during his lecture in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP
Jorge Otero-Pailos during his lecture in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP Jorge Otero-Pailos during his lecture in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP

Glanzer-Curtis Family Lecture Series

Jorge Otero-Pailos is an artist, architect, and theorist who specializes in experimental preservation. He is an associate professor of historic preservation at Columbia University GSAPP, and the founder and editor of the journal Future Anterior. His artwork has been exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum (2015), Louis Vuitton Museum (2015), Venice Art Biennial (2009), Manifesta Art Biennial (2008), Storefront for Art and Architecture (New York City, 2012), Tin Sheds Gallery (Sydney, 2013), and California College of Arts (San Francisco, 2013) among other art galleries. His work has been published in journals of reference such as Art in America, Artforum, Modern Painters, DAMn, Architectural Record, AA Files, Places, Quaderns, and Volume. He is the author of Architecture's Historical Turn (2010) and contributor to scholarly journals and books including Rem Koolhaas's Preservation Is Overtaking Us (2014).