A His­tory of Fu­ture Cities: Philip Ti­nari in Con­ver­sa­tion With Daniel Brook

Global Times – Metro Beijing - - THE STRATEGIST -

In A His­tory of Fu­ture Cities, pub­lished in English in 2013 and re­cently trans­lated into Chinese, Amer­i­can au­thor and jour­nal­ist Daniel Brook ex­plores the fas­ci­nat­ing and fraught ques­tion: How do civ­i­liza­tions use in­stant, modern cities to leap-frog into the modern world? In light of China’s rapid ur­ban growth, the Ul­lens Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Art (UCCA) in­vites Brook to join UCCA Di­rec­tor Philip Ti­nari for a dis­cus­sion con­cern­ing fu­ture ur­ban­ity. When: Septem­ber 2, 2 pm-4 pm Where: Ul­lens Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Art (UCCA), 798 Dashanzi Art Zone, No.4 Ji­ux­i­an­qiao Lu Chaoyang dis­trict Cost: Free Con­tact: 5780-0200

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