Timothy Ivison

Humanities and Sciences


Tim Ivison is a writer and artist based in Los Angeles working on the history and political ecology of cities. He is a faculty member at ArtCenter College of Design and the Southern California Institute of Architecture, where he teaches a broad range of courses in urban and architectural theory. Recent collaborations with the artist Julia Tcharfas include the exhibitions Operations Theater and 710 at Before Present, and Science of Rehearsal at the Swiss Institute, New York. Ivison holds a B.A. in Visual and Critical Studies and a B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He completed his Ph.D. at the London Consortium in 2017, where he studied under Mark Cousins. From 2014-2016, he was an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Researcher at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.