5 PM Friday, February 21, 2020
Victor Jones is a cultural activist, designer, and writer. Jones’s creative and intellectual work stands at the intersections of architecture, art, infrastructure, landscape, and the urban experience. A central theme of his scholarship, design research, and teaching is how infrastructure, at various scales, operates as a social, political, and spatial instrument.
Jones is a design principal of Fièvre Jones, Inc. Projects include Bywater Houses (2015), Watts House Project Platform (2011), and a skate park for City Park in New Orleans (2009). In addition, Jones has written articles and books such as "New Orleans - Ecological Urbanism" in Shaping the City: Studies in History, Theory, and Urban Design (Routledge, 2013); (IN)FORMAL L.A.: The Space of Politics (eVolo Press, 2014); BASENTO Un Ponte (Euno Edizioni, 2015); and Un pont à part | A Distant Bridge (MétisPresses, 2016).
Jones has taught design studios and seminars at Tulane University, the University of California Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California. He lives and works in Los Angeles with his partner Alain Fièvre.