Past Events


Chronograms of Architecture

Architectural Association

20 October9 December 2023

The exhibition in the AA Front Members’ Room features contributions by Pier Vittorio Aureli and Marson Korbi, Mario Carpo and Mark Garcia, Charles L Davis II and Curry J Hackett, Francesca Hughes and Urtzi Grau, MOULD, and Bryony Roberts and Abriannah Aiken, alongside original material from the Charles Jencks Archive. ‘Chronograms of Architecture‘ was initiated and commissioned by the Jencks Foundation in collaboration with e-flux Architecture.


Raqs Media Collective: 1980 in Parallax

The Cosmic House

19 April22 December 2023

1980 in Parallax is an exhibition by Raqs Media Collective that centres around a new film commission, The Bicyclist Who Fell into a Time Cone – a poetic reflection on perceptions of a particular moment in history while moving through time, past and present, interrogating varied geographies of perceived centres and peripheries.

Site-specific Installation

Marysia Lewandowska: how to pass through a door

The Cosmic House

10 October 20229 September 2023

The Jencks Foundation is thrilled to announce the opening of Marysia Lewandowska’s site-specific sound installation how to pass through a door, at The Cosmic House from 10th October 2022. The new sound installation, with the title borrowed from one of Maggie Keswick Jencks notebooks containing detailed records related to the design programme of The Cosmic House, is the culmination of the artist’s one-year-long sustained engagement with the Jencks’ archives in London and in Portrack, Scotland.


Cosmic, Comic, Cosmetic: Themes and Designs for a House

The Cosmic House

24 September 202123 December 2022

To mark the public opening of The Cosmic House, this inaugural display brings together a selection of materials from Charles Jencks’ archive that outline the history of the building and some of the key influences and collaborations that helped to develop and shape the ideas behind its design.