During this virtual lecture, titled Design is Ceremony, Chris Cornelius of studio:indigenous will speak about how he incorporates timeless indigenous values into contemporary architecture. Chris’s work posits indigenous design thinking as a tool to dismantle the apparatus of colonization. Specifically, Chris will speak about how his recent architectural installations serve as indigenous land acknowledgements.
From free to $10
About Chris Cornelius & studio:indigenous
Chris Cornelius is a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the founding principal of studio:indigenous, a design practice serving Indigenous clients.
Cornelius was a collaborating designer with Antoine Predock on the Indian Community School of Milwaukee. Chris is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. Including the inaugural Miller Prize from Exhibit Columbus, a 2018 Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Award, and an Artist residency from the National Museum of the American Indian. Chris has been exhibited widely including the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. During the Spring 2021 semester Cornelius will be the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Assistant Professor at Yale University.