LA METRO lecture II
May 3, 2018, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Helms Bakery District | Culver City, CA

Helms Bakery District and the Cal Poly LA Metro Program presents:
Reception, lecture, and discussion with Julie Koerner

When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Where: Helms Bakery District | 8745 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
Tickets: This event is FREE, and open to the public.

Julia Koerner is an award-winning designer working at the convergence of architecture, product and fashion design - specialized in additive manufacturing and robotic technology. Her work stands out, recognized today at the top level of these disciplines, where it has been featured in the National Geographic Magazine, at the Venice Biennale, Paris Haute Couture and institutions such as the FRAC Centre in Orleans, the Art Institute of Chicago, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to name a few. The constantly intriguing aspect of Julia’s work is the embodiment of a beautiful organic aesthetic.

Born in Salzburg, Austria; Julia received master degrees in Architecture from the University of Applied Arts, Vienna (with distinction) and the Architectural Association, London. She is currently based between Los Angeles and Salzburg and has previously practiced in London and New York.

Julia is the founder of JK Design GmbH, specializing in digital design for 3D-Printing. Her recent collaborations involved 3D-Printed fashion pieces developed with Haute Couture Houses for Paris Fashion weeks as well as 3D printed designs for Hollywood entertainment productions. She recently collaborated with costume designer Ruth Carter on the 3D-Printed fashion designs for Marvel's Black Panther. In 2015, Julia launched an entirely 3D-Printed ready-to-wear collection entitled ‘sporophyte’.

Julia is faculty at University of California Los Angeles, Architecture and Urban Design Department since 2012; She has held previous academic appointments at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Lund University in Sweden and the Architectural Association Visiting School in France and Jordan.