Robert Sumrell

Kazys Varnelis

public lectures and conferences

“Quartzsite, Arizona,” Desert America event, Columbia University, November 2006

Almost Nothing,” Architecture and Situated Technologies Symposium, the Architectural League, New York, October 2006

“AUDC at Work,” ACTAR Verb event, Van Alen Institute, October 2006

“From Archizoom to AUDC,” Omar Mithun Lecture, University of Washington Department of Architecture, April 2005

“Smart Maps and Intelligent Locations,” Sitegeist series, the Architectural League, New York, March 2005

“Ether + Quartzsite,” Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, New Spaces, New Cartographers lecture series, December 2004

“Obdurate Form,” Chapman College, Orange, California, February 2003

invited statement read aloud, hypothesis 4 conference, Princeton University, April 2001


AUDC, “An Amercian Pastoral,” Perspecta 41 (Winter 2008)

Blue Monday (Barcelona: ACTAR, 2007)

AUDC, “Quartzsite, Arizona,” Ramon Prat, Jaime Salazar, Michael Kubo, ed. Desert America (Barcelona: ACTAR, 2006)

AUDC, “The Stimulus Progression,” Verb: Conditioning (Barcelona: ACTAR, 2006)

AUDC, “Quartzsite, Arizona,” Textfield IV (Fall 2005)

AUDC, “Tales of Desert Nomads,” Cabinet Magazine 19 (Fall 2005)

AUDC, “Immaterial Culture,” Textfield III (Fall/Winter 2005).

“Ether. The One Wilshire Building,” Verb: Connections (Barcelona: ACTAR, 2005).

“Ether: Architecture of Self-Negation,” 306090 (Spring 2004).

“Urban Konsumterror, III,” Paulette Singley and Jamie Horowitz, eds., Eating Architecture (Cambridge: MIT, 2004)

“The Most Expensive Space in North America,” Pasajes de Arquitectura y Critica, Madrid, August/September 2003

“Quartzsite, Arizona,” Polar Inertia, July 2003

“Cardboard Orthogonal Blob,” 306090 2, April 2002

“Mustela Faro,” Loud Paper, volume 3, issue 2, 2001, project reprinted in full in Liz Farrelly, ed., Zines, (London: Booth-Clibborn Editions, 2001)


“Desert Abstraction,” High Desert Test Sites, curated by Andrea Zittel, May 2006

“Ether” + “Quartzsite,” gallery at Jorge Pardo’s Mountain Bar, December 2004

“Site:NonSite:Quartzsite,” High Desert Test Sites, curated by Andrea Zittel, October 2004

“The Stimulus Progression,” The GardenLab Experiment, curated by Fritz Haeg and François Perrin, Art Center College of Design, September 2004

“One Wilshire” and “Ether,” “Connect the Dots,” curated by Scott Rigby and David Dempewolf, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, September 2004

“The Most Expensive Space in North America,” Form + Function show, Chapman College, February-March 2003

“Cardboard Orthogonal Blob + 6 Other Projects,” Collectives + Manifestos show, Pompeii AD gallery, New York, November-December 2002

“One Wilshire: Telco Hotel Center,” in association with the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Center for Land Use Interpretation Gallery, August 2002

[n.b. the above vitae applies only to the entity AUDC as a whole and does not include individual projects]