Emanuel Admassu lectures for urbanAfrica x AfricaGSD at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Urban Studies and Planning.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
Emanuel Admassu lectures for AfricaGSD at Harvard Graduate School of Design, followed by conversation with Tau Tavengwa.
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.
Emanuel Admassu lectures for African Mobilities, a Pan-African curatorial project by Mpho Matsipa, hosted by Doreen Adengo at Goethe Zentrum Kampala.
Material as Social Construct as Material (MaSCaM) opens at RISD's Bayard Ewing Building in Providence, RI.
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.