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Time.- 11:00 am. May 7th, 2019.
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Choi Choon

Choon Choi (b. 1971) is an architect based in Seoul and associate professor of architecture at Seoul National University Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering, where he leads the Laboratory for Architecture Culture. His architectural practice (CCA / Choon Choi Architects) specializes in adaptive reuse and cultural facilities, such as the Kkummaru at the Seoul Children’s Grand Park, the Maeil Innovation Center, the Sangha Farm, and Jeomchon Middle School. Choon has been an active collaborator for contemporary art institutions in Korea, including the Gwangju Biennale, the Asian Culture Center, and the ArtSonje/Samuso. Choon was a co-curator and artist for the Korean Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

He has participated in various exhibitions including Platform in Kimusa (2009), PLAYTIME at Seoul Station (2011), Brilliant Collaborators at Ilmin Museum (2013), Space Project #1 at ArtSonje (2014), New Shelters at Arko Art Center (2016), and the Void at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Seoul (2016).He was Co-curator at the Biennale Venezia 2018 for the Korean Pavilion (2018).

LAC. Led by Prof. Choon Choi, the LAC at the Seoul National University is an academic forum for promoting trans-disciplinary research on architecture with a particular focus on the historical and cultural context of contemporary Korea.

Team (2009-2019): Shin Myoung, Kim Jiyoung, Song Taehwan, Yoon Jaewon, Pyo Changyeon, Lee Mikyoung, Kim Yujin, Joo Myounghyun, Cho Woori, Kim Sunah, Paul Mullins, Jason Houliston, Steven Park Chaffer, Kim Dohyun, Kang Hansoo, Nouanseng Phonesaly, Jo Yunho, Cho Yonghyun, Choi Yunha, Saerom Lee, Lina Pinzon, Teng Teng, Geumryung Lee.

Eleonora Carrano

Eleonora Carrano graduated cum laude in Architecture at the University of Rome, “La Sapienza”. She completed a D.E.A. PhD in Architectural planning at the ETSAB-UPC in Barcelona and received a scholarship for carrying out research at Agaur-Gencat Generalitat de Catalunya. She began her professor career at the AECI, Universidad Central of Rosario in Argentina . From 2005 to 2010 she taught at the Faculty of Architecture at La Sapienza in Rome and from 2010 as visiting professor at the University of Sassari.

She writes for the magazines “L’Industria delle Costruzioni”, “METALOCUS” and as a blogger for the national Italian newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano. She is the author of a monograph, Luigi Moretti. Lavori in Algeria (Prospettive Edizioni Roma), awarded of the silver medal at the 13th International Architecture meeting SOFIA INTERARCH 2012.

Books published: “Africa Big Change Big Chance” AA.VV. Fondazione La Triennale di Milano, Editrice Compositori 2014 ”Luigi Moretti. Architetto del ‘900” AA.VV. Gangemi editore 2012 ”Luigi Moretti. Opere in Algeria”. Prospettive Edizioni, Roma 2008 ”Luigi Moretti. Le opere romane”. Prospettive Edizioni, Roma 2005 ”Luigi Moretti – l’oeuvre romaine” ed. francese Prospettive Edizioni, Roma 2006 ”Dizionario di Architettura” Testo & Immagine, Torino 2002 ”Dictionnaire d’Architecture” Prospettive Edizioni 2006


Massimo Mazzone, (Marino, Rome, 1967) sculptor, numerous exhibitions in Europe and beyond, a member of the group of artists complot s.y.s.tem, and a professor of sculpture at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan. He has organized several groups to work between art and architecture. Among his recent performances, projects, proposal and publications:

    •    Ex Polis
    •    11. Biennale Venezia
    •    Edifici concettuali
    ◦    Post Lauream
    ◦    Città
    •    La Penisola degli Agnelli
    •    10. Biennale Venezia
    •    Lezioni di pittura
    •    Ex Mattatoio
    •    Piazza Shopping Centre
    •    Worker Bee Cemetery
    •    Triennale Milano
    •    Casa dell'Architettura
    •    Fass Gallery
    •    L'altra Roma
    •    Torretta Valadier

WORKS by Complot s.y.s.tem




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