Featuring Ben KOUSH and Nikola OLIC

Tuesday, 6–7 pm
29 September 2020

Program will be completed prior to the 8 pm start of the Presidential Debate

Free Virtual Panel; Open to the Public
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Presented by The Forum in Collaboration with modTEXAS


Join The Forum and modTEXAS for an inspiring virtual Panel Discussion featuring two of Texas’ leading architectural photographers in practice today: Ben Koush and Nikola Olic. Koush, a founder of Houston Mod, will present images focused on the preservation of modernist architecture. Nikola Olic, founder and lead of Structure Photography, will share artistic images he has taken of buildings and spaces, some of which were prominently featured in a story about his work in the Sunday Arts and Life section of the Dallas Morning News. The virtual audience will be able to join in a moderated Panel discussion following their presentations. The program will be finished by 7pm in order for our attendees to watch the Presidential debate which will begin at 8pm.


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UNT’s Rogers / Bruchard Archive

Presentation by Morgan GIERINGER
Head of Special Collections, UNT

Tuesday, 6 - 7 pm
6 October 2020

Free Virtual Panel; Open to the Public
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Presented by The Forum in Collaboration with modTEXAS and UNT Special CollectionsThe Dallas Architecture Forum, in collaboration with modTEXAS and UNT Special Collections, will present the public unveiling of one of the most significant archives of regional architectural and documentary photography centered on Dallas, with a focus on the Mid-Century Modern era of 1945-1965 (see more information on the collection in the paragraph below). This will be a rare opportunity to be among the first people to see these images since they were originally published. The presentation will be made by Morgan Davis Gieringer, who is the Head of Special Collections at the University of North Texas Libraries and the Director of the Graduate Academic Certificate in Archival Management in the UNT College of Information. As Head of Special Collections, she oversees major archival initiatives, which include the LGBTQ Archive, the WBAP/KXAS Television News Film Collection, The Black Academy of Arts and Letters Archive, and the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Archive project. Gieringer has been a professional archivist for over 15 years, and has maintained certification through the Academy of Certified Archivists since 2006. She holds a BA from the University of North Texas and a Master’s degree in Library Science from Texas Woman’s University.


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Machine Age Design
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Lou Kahn Legacy
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Amale Andraos

Lee F. Mindel

Philip Johnson

Kim Yao

Ted Flato

Paul Lewis

Sheila Kennedy

Brad Oldham

Kevin McClurkan

Mary Margaret Jones

Laurie Olin

Michael Rojkind

Anne Lacaton

Tom Kundig

Richard Bretell


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