Teachers Luis Alexandre Casanovas

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Teachers Luis Alexandre Casanovas
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Lluis Alexandre Casanovas

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PhD in History and Theory of Architecture from Princeton University
Helena Rubinstein Fellow for Critical Studies, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie, IKKM-Princeton Fellow. Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies
Master of Arts, Princeton University
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Architectural Research (AAR), Columbia University
Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design, Columbia University
Architect, Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona, ​​Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Career path

Architect, curator and critic based between Madrid and New York. His works have received several awards such as the Simon Architecture Prize, the Bauwelt Prize and the FAD prize. He has been a finalist for the international award of the Lisbon Architecture Triennial.

He has curated several exhibitions, including the Oslo Architecture Triennale together with the After Belonging Agency and, more recently, he has been part of the curatorial team for Auto Sacramental Invisible at the Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid.

His writings have appeared in magazines such as Volume, PLOT, Movement Research Performance Journal, or Millennium Film Journal. He has taught at institutions such as Barnard-Columbia College, Princeton University and ETSABarcelona, ​​as well as lectures at the ZKM Karlsruhe, the Architectural Association, Harvard University, the University of Sydney, or the Museum of Baroque Sculpture in Valladolid, among others. .

He has been a fellow of La Caixa, of Helena Rubinstein Critical Studies in the Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art, and of the IKKM-Weimar Princeton Summer School for Media Studies, among others.

Subjects and workshops

Art Direction and Time Representation Workshop

Awards, mentions and recognitions

Finalist, Lisbon Triennale Millennium bcp Début Award to architects under 35 years of age
Best architecture book (ex-aequo): "After Belonging. The Objects, Spaces, and Territories of the Ways We Stay in Transit". With Ignacio G. Galán, Carlos Mínguez, Alejandra Navarrete and Marina Otero. Foment de les Arts Decoratives (FAD) Awards, Barcelona
Scholar, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Grant
Finalist, FAD International Award 2017: Exhibition design of After Belonging: A Triennale In Residence, On Residence, and the Ways We Stay in Transit. With Ignacio G. Galán, Carlos Mínguez, Alejandra Navarrete, and Marina Otero
First Prize, General Curatorship of the OsloArchitecture Triennale
La Caixa Full Fellowship in Residence for Postgraduate Studies in United States

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