Land and Memory Roundtable Discussion

November 17, 2020

8:30 – 10:00 pm EST

Two members of the Azrieli School are leading a roundtable discussion on Land and Memory for the Calgary-based NGO Design Talks Institute.

Assistant Professor Suzanne Harris-Brandts will moderate. Sally El Sayed, a master’s student and member of the Diversity Working Group, will facilitate one of the breakout room discussions.

Theme: The role of planning, architecture, and landscape design in understanding the collective memory contained in the land. From the horizon to the cartesian grid, what have we built, and how does this influence a sense of belonging that one feels?


Speakers (all based in Alberta):


Jessie Andjelic, a founding partner of the SPECTACLE Bureau for Architecture and Urbanism;
Iman BukhariIman Bukhari, multi-media storyteller and CEO of the Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation;
Tiffany Shaw-Collinge (Métis), artist, curator, and architect working at Manasc Isaac Architects.