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Mar 7, 2016

Peter Tolkin and Mabel Wilson will be giving a talk on their project Listening There, Scenes from Ghana as part of the program for the Graham Foundation exhibition Architecture of Independence: African Modernism. In this talk, Wilson and Tolkin will discuss how Ghana’s mid-century modernist buildings have fared in the half-century since their construction and how they function in today’s increasingly urban and global contexts. For more details see below. http://www.grahamfoundation.org/public_events/5416-listening-there-scenes-from-ghana   When: March 8, 2016, 6pm Where: Madlener House …

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Dec 1, 2014

A selection of photographs from the project Listening There: Scenes from Ghana are currently being exhibited at the show Africa – Big Change Big Chance at the Triennale di Milano. Curated by Benno Albrecht, the exhibition will examine architecture as well as climatic and social changes affecting the African continent. Africa – Big Change Big Chance Exhibition on view through December 28, 2014 Tuesday – Sunday 10:30 AM – 8:30 PM Thursday 10:30 AM – 11:00 PM Viale Alemagna Emilio, …

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Mar 12, 2013

“Listening There: Scenes from Ghana” Exhibition in Rio de Janeiro Peter Tolkin and Mabel O. Wilson’s exhibition “Listening There: Scenes from Ghana” will be on view March 12-April 13, 2013 at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation’s Studio-X Rio de Janeiro. The exhibition looks at the mid-century architecture of Ghana. Part of the movement that came to be known as “Tropical Modernism,” the buildings were erected over an approximately thirty-year period, beginning in the late 1940s towards …

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Sep 23, 2010

Peter Tolkin in association with Mabel O. Wilson will have his photography exhibited at University of Columbia’s Studio X through December.  The show is entitled “Listening There: Scenes from Ghana” and explores the colonial and post colonial physical environment of Ghana. reference: www.dwell.com – listening there www.designobserver.com – listening there