Matthew Au and Mira Henry: As It Is
As It Is
A lecture from Matthew Au and Mira Henry
Co-principals of Current Interests
Thursday, September 12th, 6:00pm
Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture
Matthew Au is the co-principal of Current Interests. He holds a Bachelor in Studio Art and History from the University of California and a Masters of Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture. Prior to starting Current Interests, Matthew worked as a project designer and manager for Zago Architecture. His collaborative and independent projects have been exhibited at various institutions including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and MassMoCA. In addition to running an architecture practice, Matthew has taught design studios at Kyoto Seika University and Southern California Institute of Architecture, where he is currently graduate Design and Visual Studies faculty.
Mira Henry is the co-principal of Current Interests. Henry holds a Bachelor in Art History from the University of Chicago and a Master of Architecture from UCLA. She is the recipient of the 2019 Architectural League Prize, Henry Adams AIA Award and Archiprix International Gold Medal. She has participated in numerous symposia, lectures, exhibitions and reviews at institutions nationwide, including Harvard University, Yale University, Princeton University, Syracuse University, and The University of Michigan. Mira is design faculty at Southern California Institute for Architecture, where she coordinates undergraduate design studios and the DID summer program for local youth. Prior to teaching and starting her own office, Henry worked as a project architect for Talbot McLanahan Architecture, Office dA and Monica Ponce de Leon Studio in New York.
Current Interests is a Los Angeles-based practice formed on the collaborative work of Mathew Au and Mira Henry. They produce work that situates critical thinking in real time.
Lecture made possible by the Jean Labatut Memorial Lectures in Architecture and Urban Planning Fund. The School of Architecture, Princeton University, is registered with the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with the AIA/CES criteria.