University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN


A Catalog of Difference - Exhibition to Begin February 2, 2017

By umnarch
Jan 30, '17 11:07 AM EST

02.02.2017 - 04.30.2017
Opening Reception 02.01, 6pm
HGA Gallery, Rapson Hall

03.27.2017 - Public Lecture & Book Launch, Rapson 100, 5pm

A CATALOG OF DIFFERENCE is a study of change across material and perceptual environments, calling attention to those differences which make a difference. Through a series of visualizations and models this body of work explores formal diagrams that have been meticulously extracted from the gradients of surface curvature and ambient light within their respective environments.   Collectively, A Catalog of Difference speculates on the role of light as a dynamic force and formal generator of material phenomena and morphology.

This exhibition is a culmination of fellowship research.

Included in this exhibition:
Analysis on the Order & Structure of Ambient Light Embedded within Planar Imagery
Analysis on the Order & Structure of Surface Curvature
Analysis on the Order & Structure of Ambient Light Embedded within Spherical Imagery (Lux Sphaerae)

Andrew Lucia
Guest Curator 
Cass Gilbert Visiting Assistant Professor

Zhetao Dong + Samantha Kowalke
Research Assistants 

The research conducted for this exhibition was undertaken and supported through the Cass Gilbert Visiting Fellowship in the School of Architecture, University of Minnesota and generously funded therein.


Goldstein Museum of Design Staff
Lin Nelson-Mayson, Director 
Eunice Haugen, Registrar + Exhibition Coordinator
Breana Jones, Lilla Bath Communications Assistant

Support for this exhibition and programs provided by the Goldstein Museum of Design, the College of Design, and generous individuals. In addition, GMD programming is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to the legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. To request disability accommodations or to receive this information in alternative formats please contact GMD at 612-624-7434.