Visiting Artist

Tracey Eve Winton

Tracey Eve Winton is an architect and iconographer who holds a Ph.D. in the History and Philosophy of Architecture from Cambridge University, and an M. Arch. in the History and Theory of Architecture from McGill. She teaches Cultural History in Cambridge, and Design Studio and Urban History in the Rome program. Recent graduate seminars have included Architectural Ornament and Detail. Every year, Tracey and her 2B students stage an original theatrical production to explore ideas about spatial design, the body, and landscape. She has produced 7 different plays, and in 2013 her focus is on the exploration of the Northwest Passage and the transgression of boundaries. 
Tracey has worked in offices in Toronto, Montreal, and London, and her independent built work was selected for The Conference on Innovative Housing at Yale University in 1993, and was featured on the cover of Canadian Architect. Tracey has lectured on architecture in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and North America, been an editor of The Fifth Column, Alphabet City, and Journal of Research and Application in Architecture and Urbanism, and is currently completing a translation of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (1499) and a critical commentary. Her most recent publications (2013) are on the relationship between word and image in James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, and on the satyr play in relation to Palladio’s Villa Rotonda.
Other research interests include the creative imagination and its relation to history, landscape morphology in Renaissance painting, Neoplatonic philosophy, the role of materials in natural magic and alchemy, history and iconography of the museum, ruins and architectural spoils, and the art of memory. 

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