People Who Shape Our World: Lise Anne Couture

  • Edlis Neeson Theater
    First Floor, Accessible via the Griffin Entrance on Pearson Street
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

event description

Renowned architect of Asymptote in New York City, Lise Anne Couture has made exceptional contributions to the progress and merging of art and architecture. With recent innovative projects such as the award-winning HydraPier Pavilion in the Netherlands; a proposal for a new Guggenheim Museum in Guadalajara, Mexico; and groundbreaking art installations at Documenta and the Venice Biennale, Couture is at the forefront of technological innovation in the physical realm.

This conversation takes place in the MCA Theater.

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HydraPier Pavilion, 2002
Courtesy of Asymptote


Support for the People Who Shape Our World series is generously provided by The Albert Pick, Jr. Fund. Cosponsored by Chicago Women in Architecture. The Antje B. and John J. Jelinek Endowed Lecture and Symposium on Contemporary Art is made possible through a generous gift to the Chicago Contemporary Campaign. Additional support for this program is provided by Abe Tomás Hughes II and Diana Girardi Karnas.