AD–WO

April 22, 2021

Black Reconstruction Collective members Emanuel Admassu and Olalekan Jeyifous discuss 'Black Reconstructions: Environmental Justice' with Savonala Horne, moderated by David Naguib Pellow at the Museum of Modern Art.

April 21, 2021

Emanuel Admassu, as part of the Black Reconstruction Collective, lectures at USC School of Architecture, following a conversation with Dean Milton S. F. Curry, Mabel O. Wilson and Sean Anderson, curators of the exhibition Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America at The Museum of Modern Art.

April 14, 2021

AD⁠—WO is the 2021 recipient of the RICE Design Alliance Spotlight Award. Jen Wood and Emanuel Admassu present a virtual lecture titled 'Immeasurabilty'.

April 7, 2021

Emanuel Admassu, as part of the Black Reconstruction Collective, discusses 'Black Resilience' at a virtual roundtable lecture at Georgia Tech.

March 24, 2021

Emanuel Admassu, as part of the Black Reconstruction Collective, discusses 'Black Joy' at a virtual roundtable lecture at Penn State.

March 10, 2021

AD⁠—WO gives a virtual lecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology as part of their Project to Practice series.

February 27, 2021

The group exhibition, 'Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America', opens at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. AD⁠—WO's contributing installation is titled 'Immeasurability'.

December 3, 2020

Emanuel Admassu, as part of the Black Reconstruction Collective, discusses 'What is the architecture of Black futures?' at a virtual roundtable lecture at MIT.

November 17, 2020

Emanuel Admassu, as part of the Black Reconstruction Collective, discusses 'What does it mean to imagine Black Reconstruction today?' at a virtual roundtable lecture at Harvard, Graduate School of Design.

October 16, 2019

Emanuel Admassu lectures for urbanAfrica x AfricaGSD at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Urban Studies and Planning.

June 22, 2019

Jen Wood and Emanuel Admassu are keynote speakers on the topic of Positioning Practice at the Australia's National Architecture Conference, Collective Agency, in Melbourne.

April 3, 2019

Emanuel Admassu and Anita Bateman, as RISD Global Fellows, moderate a symposium titled 'Where is Africa?'. Salome Asega, Delphine Fawundu, and Niama Safia Sandy share their work related to representation, decolonization, and artistic practice happening on the continent and in the African diaspora.

April 1, 2019

Jen Wood and Emanuel Admassu present a gallery talk and performance for the exhibition opening of 'Two Markets' at the Bayard Ewing Building Gallery, RISD Architecture. The exhibition will be on view until April 28th, 2019.

March 30, 2019

Emanuel Admassu was a panelist at the 10th Annual African Development Conference at Harvard University, Kennedy School, speaking on the topic of Urbanization and the Future of the African City.

December 4, 2018

Jen Wood participates in 100 Resilient Cities Network Exchange at the Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network in Addis Ababa.

November 29, 2018

Emanuel Admassu participates in a panel discussion on urban growth, productivity, and innovation at the 'Urban Age Conference: Developing Urban Futures,' organised by LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft, at Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa.

April 25, 2018

'African Mobilities: This Is Not A Refugee Camp Exhibition', opens at Architekturmuseum der TU München, where AD—WO's Menged Merkato Tapestry is exhibited as part of a group show, curated by Mpho Matsipa.

March 3, 2018

Emanuel Admassu lectures for AfricaGSD at Harvard Graduate School of Design, followed by conversation with Tau Tavengwa.

January 19, 2018

Emanuel Admassu lectures for Radical Pedagogies, as part of an interdisciplinary winter-session course called 'Un-Silencing the Canon', taught by Malcolm Rio at the Rhode Island School of Design.

August 28, 2017

Emanuel Admassu lectures for African Mobilities, a Pan-African curatorial project by Mpho Matsipa, hosted by Doreen Adengo at Goethe Zentrum Kampala.

May 20, 2017

AD–WO invited to participate in upcoming exhibition, One Night Stand LA, curated by Jennifer Bonner, Kyle Miller, and Volkan Alkanoglu.

November 17, 2016

Menged Merkato, a stop-motion animation by Ezra Wube of an on-going research project by AD–WO opens as part of the VideoStudio series at The Studio Museum in Harlem, organized by Hallie Ringle.

April 15, 2016

Emanuel Admassu participates in a panel discussion, DIALOGUES – A Shelter for Architecture, at the Consulate General of Greece in New York.

April 4, 2016

Material as Social Construct as Material (MaSCaM) opens at RISD's Bayard Ewing Building in Providence, RI.

March 17, 2016

Menged Merkato, a stop-motion animation by Ezra Wube of an on-going research project by AD–WO, opens as part of South of the Sahara: Accelerated Urbanisms in Africa at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, curated by Meira Yagid-haimovici.

October 5, 2020

Emanuel Admassu, as part of the Black Reconstruction Collective, discusses 'What is the architecture of Reparations?' at a virtual roundtable lecture at Columbia, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.