The 2017 John Edwards Lecture: Sharon Johnston, Mark Lee and Peter Fischli


07:00pm, Friday, 10 November 2017


09:00pm, Friday, 10 November 2017

Barbican, Frobisher Auditorium 1

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The Architecture Foundation's annual John Edwards Lecture presents leading international architects in conversation with influential figures – from artists and filmmakers to writers and philosophers.

This year's talk is being given by the architects Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, founding director of the Los Angeles based Johnston Marklee, and the renowned Swiss artist Peter Fischli.

Vault House, Oxnard, California, 2013. Photo: Eric Staudenmaier.
View House. Photo: Leonardo Finotti.

Peter Fischli David Weiss, Zürich 2017. Courtesy Sprüth Magers, Matthew Marks Gallery, Galerie Eva Presenhuber.


The John Edwards Lecture was inaugurated in 2009, through the generosity of The Estate of Francis Bacon. Part of Architecture on Stage, a series organised by the Architecture Foundation in partnership with the Barbican Arts Centre.