Annual Barry Downs Lecture Series: “The B.C. Idiom” Revisited: Contemporary Domestic Architecture in the Age of Upheaval

July 8, 2022, 7:30—8:15 pm

A West Vancouver Art Museum and Kay Meek Arts Centre Co-presentation

Location: Kay Meek Arts Centre, Grosvenor Theatre
Cost: Adults $25; seniors/students $22
Tickets: In-person, available here; online streaming, available here

A part of West Coast Modern Week, the Inaugural Barry Downs Architecture Lecture will feature Dr. Michael Prokopow. 

A cultural historian and curator, Dr. Prokopow has written widely about material life, aesthetics and the work of decolonizing the study of modernism, and he is currently working on a project on middle class taste in North America between 1940 and 1975. Past curatorial projects have included multiple exhibitions and installations, such as True Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada, and the Design Exchange, Canada’s only museum of 20th-century industrial design. In 2022, Dr. Prokopow will be releasing his new book, Responses: Recent and Contemporary Domestic Architecture in British Columbia.   

Supported by the Nancy Farran Compelling Opportunities Fund, West Vancouver Foundation.


West Coast Modern Week

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