Practice Architecture Talks

07/2021
Conversation, Online
Conversation with John McMurrough for his online chat series, Practive Architecture Talks. John’s clever title: Paper Mood.

Hotel LA

06/2021
Exhibition, Los Angeles
The group show, Before, After, and Between Buildings opens, curated by Tekena Koko.

Architectural Beast

05/2021
Exhibition, Venice
d.esk is included in The Architectural Beast, curated by Hérnan Diaz Alonso. The exhibit is part of the Italian pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale.

Spring Show Conversation

05/2021
Discussion, Los Angeles
David participates in the opening conversation for the SCI-Arc Spring Show, curated by Zeina Koreitem and Natou Fall.

Dialogues 6

04/2021
Panel, Texas
David participates in Dialogues 6: Queer Space at the TTU College of Architecture, organized by Elisandra Garcia.

Log 50

01/2021
Writing, New York
The essay, Tired... and Behaving Poorly published in Log 50: Model Behavior. Two videos are featured on Log’s online supplement.

A Queer Query

12/2020
Event, Los Angeles
David hosts A Queer Query at SCI-Arc: a salon of  architects, artists, and writers exploring queerness and architecture through lectures, performances, films, and discussion.

League Prize

05/2020
Award, New York
d.esk is awarded the League Prize from the Architectural League of New York. Read the interview here and watch the lecture and Q&A here.

a83 Gallery

07/2020
Exhibit, New York.

A section frm Inhale, Exhale, Sag, Flex exbhibited at the inaugural show, Working Remotely at a83 Gallery curated by Philip Denny and Owen Nichols.

See/Saw No.2

05/2020
Interview, Maryland.
David chats with Ben Dooley in See/Saw No.2: It Droops.


Fulfilled

02/2020
Exhibition, Columbus.
Fulfilled is curated by Ashley Bigham at OSU. We sent  smoe extra paper from the office.

Spring Break LA

02/2020
Exhibit, Los Angeles.

An upright chair and a hanging chair are exhibted at Spring Break LA, curated by Patrick Geske and Cody Miner.

Open Studio

10/2019
Exhibit, Los Angeles.

Featuring Two Scrolls, Ziggurhut, Colossal Paper and Slump Model at 2426 SET.

CCA

08/2019
Workshop, San Francisco.

Afterscale was a five day workshop with CCA students.

SCI-Arc Channel

06/2019
Interview, Los Angeles.

An interview about Slump Mpdel for the SCI-Arc Channel.

Family Dinner

04/2019
Panel, Cambridge.

A panel inside Petra Blaisses’s gold curtain at Harvard GSD as part of the awesomely student-run Queers in Design for a discussion. Thanks to Remus and crew for putting together a cool panel alongaside Laida Aguirre, Jaffer Kolb, Andrew Holder, Victor Jones, and Ellie Abrons.

2426 SET

03/2019
Exhibit, Los Angeles.

The group show, Office Equipment & Operating Systems features d.esk, Reimaging, Roundhouse, and Theo  Triantafyllidis at 2426 SET.

Wedge Gallery

03/2019
Exhibit, Los Angeles.

Slump Model opens at Woodbury University’s Wedge Gallery, curated by Ryan Tyler Martinez.

Texas A&M

11/2018
Lecture, Texas.

By Twos and Fives at Texas A&M College of Architecture.

MOCA

10/2018
Workshop, Los Angeles.

Public workshop at MOCA Grand.

Sight Site

09/2018
Exhibit, Tijuana.

The Relative Size of Things on view as part of Roundhouse Platform's Sight Site, an “Excursion at the Escuela Libre de Architectura in Tijuana”. Organized by Brendan Shea and Noémie Despland-Lichtert.

Project Journal

09/2018
Publication, New York.

Training Wheels fits across the cover of Project Issue Seven,

Tempietto Exemplum

04/2018
Exhibit, New Haven.

Three Pigliettos on display at the Yale School of Architecture’s Tempietto Exemplum Show.

The Drawing Show

02/2018
Exhibit, New Haven.

A section frm Inhale, Exhale, Sag, Flex exbhibited at the inaugural show, Working Remotely at a83 Gallery curated by Philip Denny and Owen Nichols.

Archinect

02/2018
Interview, Los Angeles.

Archinect’s Anthony Morey interviews D.ESK for the Fellow Fellows series.

Inscriptions

01/2018
Exhibit, Cambridge.

Inscriptions: Architecture Before Speech opens at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Curated by K. Michael Hays and Andrew Holder. On view are drawings from Column & Canopy, Paperweight, and Training Wheels.

MacDowell Fellowship

06/2017
Residency, New Hampshire.

David is awarded a five week residency at the MacDowell Colony.

Dimensions 30

06/2017
Essay, Ann Arbor.

Now What? Published in Dimensions 30.

Faculty Talk

11/2016
Exhibit, New York

Paper Space Oddities, a faculty conversation at SCI-Arc, with response by Anna Neimark.

The Drawing Show

10/2016
Exhibition, Los Angeles.

d.esk participates in The Drawing Show at the Architecture and Design Museum. Three videos are on view.

Visual Studies Symposium

10/2016
Panel, Philadelphia.

Presenting Scale Comparisons at the University of Pennsylvania for Nate Hume’s Visual Studies Symposium with Kelly Bair, Mickey Loverich, and Clark Thenhaus.

Fellow Fellows

03/2016
Exhibit, Ann Arbor.

For the Trees opens as part of Fellow Fellows exhibition at the Taubman College Gallery with fellow fellows Ashley Bigham and Cyrus Peñarroyo.

Pidgin Journal

05/2015
Publicatino, Princeton.

I’m Trying to Sell Someone’s Abstractions... Published in Pidgin Magazine Issue 19: Magic.

One Night Stand

05/2015
Exhibit, Los Angeles.

A Rendered Model of A Wheel featured at One Night Stand.

LeFevre Exhibition

04/2015
Exhibit, Columbus.

Training Wheels opens at OSU Banvard Gallery for the LeFevre Fellowship exhibitiono.

LeFevre Lecture

04/2015
Lecture, Columbus.

Fellowship Lecture: Big Things, Small Things, Round Things, Round Things at OSU.

ACSA 103

03/2015
Panel, Toronto.

Presenting The Full Scale Problem at ACSA 103.

Project Journal

02/2015
Publication, New York.

An Odd Picture published in Project Issue 4.

OSU Workshop

08/2014
Workshop, Columbus.

Leading Actual Stuff workshop at OSU.

UCLA Jumpstart

07/2014
Lecture, Los Angeles.

On Scale presented during UCLA Jumpstart.