26.06.2020 - 10:59:54
AREA Ruhr Guest Lecture by Tracy Miller
Creativity, Geometry, and Generative Design in the Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism | Fri, June 26, 2020, 4.00–5.30 h s.t. | Zoom conference
Tracy Miller is Associate Professor of History of Art, and Associate Professor of Asian Studies at the Affiliated Faculty of the Graduate Department of Religion, Vanderbilt University, Nashville
Tracy Miller (Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania) is a specialist in the history of Asian art and architecture, especially the ritual architecture of imperial China. Her research focuses on the impact of belief in divinity on the production of art, architecture, and spaces for spiritual encounters. She is author of The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci (Harvard University Asia Center, 2007). She is currently writing a monograph on the use of Indic design strategies in the Buddhist temple architecture of Early Medieval and Medieval China as well as developing architecturasinica.org, a research website for the study of Traditional Chinese Architecture.
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