VDF x Zoomed In present two live architectural film screenings

Lynne M. Centeno

In the final part of Virtual Design Festival’s collaboration with Zoomed In festival, we are broadcasting a discussion with architectural photographers Dennis Gilbert and Jim Stephenson, who will be screening films from their personal archives. The event will be live-streamed at 7pm UK time.

Gilbert, guest curator of today’s Zoomed In programme and co-founder of image archive VIEW Pictures, will present a film he made to celebrate Walters and Cohen Architects’ 25th anniversary this February.

Gilbert revisited 20 projects which he had previously been commissioned to photograph for the practice, and shot the whole film in just three months. The full film can be seen here.

Virtual Design Festival and Zoomed In festival are broadcasting a discussion with architectural photographers Dennis Gilbert and Jim Stephenson
Jim Stephenson’s film about Peter Zumthor’s Secular Retreat home, which will be screened as part of the broadcast

Architectural photographer and filmmaker Jim Stephenson will show a short film about Secular Retreat, a home in Devon designed by Peter Zumthor.

The film,

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Live video interview with The World Around curator Beatrice Galilee

Lynne M. Centeno

In this live interview, Beatrice Galilee speaks to Dezeen about the online symposium she has curated as part of Virtual Design Festival’s partnership with The World Around for Earth Day.

From 2:00pm (UK time) today, Virtual Design Festival will host a series of online talks, interviews, short films and essays exploring ideas that could “shape the future of our relationship with the planet”, according to Galilee.

In this live interview to introduce the symposium, Galilee speaks to Dezeen’s editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about the programme, which she curated in partnership with Facebook’s Artist in Residence programme, and how curators and events organisers are adapting to the current lockdown across much of the world.

The programme, which Dezeen announced this morning, will explore “ways to ethically reconnect with our food, designing, building and living with human and non-human animals, radical new forms of pedagogy, biodegradable accessories, and the extreme new

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