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Saturday, November 11th, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM PST

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Add to Calendar 2023-11-11 16:30:00 2023-11-11 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles UNDER THE INFLUENCE: CONVERSATION 003

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Under the Influence 003

Saturday, Nov 11th – 4:30pm

Speakers: José Amozurrutia and Carlos Facio, founding partners of TO (Mexico City); and Julie Einzenberg, FAIA, LFRAIA, founding principal of Koning Eizenberg Architects (Los Angeles).

Venue: Manola Court  (aka the Sachs Apartments), by R.M. Schindler

Tickets: Non-Members $30, Members and Students $15


Please join us for Under the Influence 003, which will take place at the iconic Manola Court (aka Sachs Apartments) by R.M. Schindler.


Under the Influence is a series of conversations that expands upon the concepts of Los Angeles Modernism. This radical movement rejected predetermined rules and embraced experimentation, striving for freedom of expression in all areas of culture. Modernism also catalyzed an interest in social equality, politics, healthy environments, new materials, and innovation, ushering design into a new and transformative era. The series brings together architects, artists, and designers from all over the world to engage in dialogue with local architects, landscape architects, and creatives in LA's iconic modernist spaces. Bringing foreign and local voices into experimental and progressive conversations, we aim to uncover the influence of this radical approach on today’s culture and will reflect on what we do next.


Two speakers are invited for each talk: one local and one from elsewhere. Each speaker will present their work, highlighting the direct or indirect influence of the experimental approach that Los Angeles Modernism set in motion. The presentation will be followed by a dialogue among the speakers and with the audience, initiated by a question asked of each speaker to the other.


Date: Saturday, Nov 11th, 4:30 to 7:30pm


This program is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Department of Arts and Culture, and by Neutra VDL Studio and Residences.

Special thanks to the Manola Court for hosting this event.


Event Organizers: Lorena Garcia & Monica Lamela Blazquez, Donatella Cusmá, Roberto Paz


Please note: by attending this event, you agree to the liability waiver and release below. Liability Waiver and Release: * I hereby declare that I accept and understand the following conditional requirements of my participation in LA Forum's Under The Influence 003 event. I declare that I fully intend to be bound by the condition stated herein. I further declare that I have read and fully understand all of the conditions outlined below. In consideration of acceptance of my participation in LA Forum's Under the Influence 003 event, I, for myself, my heirs and assigns, hereby release the sponsors, program participants, coordinators, and officials of this event from any and all liability arising from illness and/or damages I may suffer as a result of participation in such an event. I attest that I will wear any protective gear required by the event organizers. I agree that if I violate this agreement and attempt to bring suit against any part of parties named herein, that I will be held responsible for attorney’s fees and any costs incurred by that person in defending such action. I further understand that this waiver applies to all or any events in which I may participate from the time I convene with the event forward and that this waiver and release of rights contains no expiration date.

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