Hunter - gatherer. FIG projects and the wonderful world of the web. | Urania Talks: Fabrizio Gallanti

Monday, 30 Nov | 18H

FIG projects was founded by architects Fabrizio Gallanti and Francisca Insulza in 2003 in Santiago de Chile. FIG projects explores the boundaries between architecture, urban research and visual arts and promotes interdisciplinary initiatives.

Wide ranging in nature, their practice extends from architectural explorations (new seat for the Literature School, Universidad Diego Portales, 2003-2005, Santiago, Chile; first prize Europan 8 competition, Kristiansand, Norway, 2006), urban studies (The Block, 2004; Sars Atlas 2006; Donde? 2006-2012), writing (Fan Club series for Interwoven magazine, 2016-) and curatorial projects (The World in Our Eyes, Lisbon Architecture Triennale, 2016).

FIG projects work has been exhibited in different venues including Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago de Chile;, São Paulo; film + arch, Graz; Architecture and Urbanism Biennale, Shenzhen Hong Kong; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal; Venice Architecture Biennale; Archivo Diseño y Arquitectura, México, Storefront Gallery for Art and Architecture, New York and Flint Free Festival, published in books such as “USE, Uncertain States of Europe” and international magazines as Domus, A+U or the Harvard Design Magazine.

Now you can learn about it from the founder as he will give his lecture on the topic "Hunter - gatherer. FIG Projects and the wonderful world of the web", as a part of Urania Talks program.

Fabrizio Gallanti is a curator and architect with experience in architectural design, education, publications and exhibitions.

He is the director of arc en rêve - centre d'architecture, in Bordeaux. He holds a PhD in architectural design from the Politecnico di Torino (2001) and a M.Arch from the University of Genoa (1995). He was the first Senior Mellon Fellow at Princeton University in 2014. SInce 2014 he is a visiting professor at the Architectural Association, London within the Master in History and Critical Thinking.

In 2003, together with Francisca Insulza, Gallanti founded the Montréal-based architectural research studio FIG Projects (2003-present), which curated international exhibitions, such as "The World in our Eyes" for the 2016 Lisbon Architecture Triennale and edited journals such as Harvard Design Magazine "No Sweat' in 2018.

The lecture is scheduled for 30th Nov at 18H CET; the live stream link is here!


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