Curriculum Vitae PDF

Curriculum Vitae

WHO WE ARE

Key Portilla Kawamura / Oviedo / 1979
Ali Ganjavian / Teheran / 1979
Maki Portilla Kawamura / Oviedo /1982
Pabo Carrascal / Zamora / 1983
Live and work in Madrid and Lausanne.
kawamura-ganjavian was founded in 2000 in London, since 2007 it is based in Madrid and since 2010 it has an office in Lausanne.
kawamura-ganjavian are also Amir Afshar, Natalia Díaz, Carla Deshayes, Leonardo Moris and Cornelia Tapparelli.

 

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Key Portilla-Kawamura

2007-
Partner kawamura-ganjavian
2004-2007
Herzog&deMeuron, Basel, Switzerland
2001–2003
Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK, Diploma Course with high pass in technical studies and cultural studies
2000-2001
SANAA, Tokyo, Japan
Forian Beigel, London, UK
1997–2000
University of East London, International School of Architecture, London, UK, BSc in Architecture with First Class Honours

Ali Ganjavian

2007-
Partner kawamura-ganjavian
2005-2007
Psi&co arquitectura, Madrid, Spain
2004-2005
Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid Master course in communication
2002-2004
Royal College of Art, London, UK Postgraduate Master in Space and Architecture
2001-2002
Cooper Union, New York, USA Out Reach practice and theory of spatial photography
2001-2002
Lee & Wimpenny studio, New York, USA
1998-2001
University of East London, International School of Architecture, London, UK, BSc in Architecture with High Pass Honours
2000
Studies at TBV School of Habitat, New Delhi, India

Maki Portilla Kawamura
2010    
Associate kawamura-ganjavian
2005-2010    
Herzog & de Meuron (Barcelona, Basel, Madrid)
2004    
Bachelor in Spatial Design at Chelsea College of Art and Design (London)

Pablo Carrascal
2010    
Associate kawamura-ganjavian
2009   
Teaching at IED School of Design (Madrid)
2008   
Master in design at IED School of Design (Madrid)

 

SPACES PROJECT LIST

A076_Conthey primary school extension competition, Conthey, Switzerland (2012)
A075_Fribowling, extension and renovation of bowling alley, Fribourg, Switzerland (2012)
A074_Villa F, single family house transformation, Epalinges, Switzerland (2012)
A073_Lausanne Jardin 2014, public space documentation, Lausanne, Switzerland (2012)
A072_Saint Blaise, school complex competition, Saint Blaise, Switzerland (2012)
A071_Delemont, professional school extension competition, Delemont, Switzerland (2012)
A070_The Pearl Eventuarium, multifunctional hall, Doha, Qatar (2012)
A069_Villa Borex, historical building transformation, Borex, Switzerland (2012) in collaboration with Dovat-Vial Architectes
A068_Pervenches, school canteen, community hall and community archive competition, Carouge, Switzerland (2012)
A067_Mabillon, primary school complex competition, Monthey, Switzerland (2011)
A066_Sierre Gare, professional school, sports hall and bus terminal competition, Switzerland (2011)
A065_Villa Boisy, single family house transformation, Lausanne, Switzerland, (2011-2012) in collaboration with NOR architectes
A064_Villa D, single family house transformation, Epalinges, Switzerland, (2011-2012) in collaboration with NOR architectes    
A063_Clarens, residential development study, Clarens, Switzerland, (2011) in collaboration with NOR architectes
A062_Lancy Creche, kindergarten competition, Geneva, Switzerland (2011)
A061_Heitera, elementary school extension competition, Fribourg, Switzerland (2011)
A060_Renens, primary school extension competition, Renens, Switzerland (2011) in collaboration with Arup
A059_Saviese, primary school extension competition, Saviese, Switzerland (2010) in collaboration with NOR architectes and Arup
A058_Gland Piscine,  community swimming pool competition, Gland, Switzerland (2011) in collaboration with Arup
A057_Vevey, multifunctional building competition, Vevey, Switzerland (2011) in collaboration with Arup
A056_Foyer Petitmaitre, children house extension competition, Yverdon les Bains ,Switzerland (2011) in collaboration with Arup
A055_Ahmad -T, architectural consultancy, Southompton, UK (2010)
A054_Aproz, secondary school extension competition, Aproz, Switzerland (2010) in collaboration with NOR architectes and Arup
A053_Chavannes des Bois, community hall and primary school, Chavannes des Bois, Switzerland, (2010) in collaboration with NOR architectes and Arup
A052_Bassecourt, secondary school extension competition, Bassecourt, Switzerland (2010) in collaboration with NOR architectes and Arup
051_Stowe, school feasibility study, Madrid, Spain (2010)
050_Gland, intergenerational building competition, Gland, Switzerland (2010) in collaboration with NOR architectes
049_Arsenaux, further education centre competition, Fribourg, Switzerland (2010)
048_Nova UGM, gallery competition, Maribor, Slovenia (2010) in collaboration with R.Losada
047_La Condemine, school extension competition, Bulle, Switzerland (2010)
046_Tour de Trême, school extension competition, Bulle, Switzerland (2010)
045_Opinno, office refurbishment, Madrid, Spain (2010)
044_Pregny, communal house competition, Geneva, Switzerland (2010)
043_Galp, bridge competition, Lisbon, Portugal (2009)
042_Infomab 2010, information centre for Madrid Abierto, Madrid, Spain (2009-2010)
041_Librairie La Fontaine, bookstore, Lausanne, Switzerland (2009-2010) in collaboration with NOR architectes
A040_Titanic, refurbishment of residential lobby, Madrid, Spain (2009)
A039_Azul-lejos, refurbishment of cafeteria, Madrid, Spain (2009)
A038_PiP, exhibition design, LABoral, Gijón, Spain (2009-2010)
A037_Iniciarte stand, ARCO, Madrid, Spain (2009) in collaboration with R.Losada
A036_Tabakalera, transformation of tobacco factory into cultural centre competition, San Sebatián-Donosti, Spain (2008) in collaboration with Carlos Manzano Arquitectos
A035_Parque de los Pinos, multipurpose kiosk inside a park, Madrid (2008)
A034_Alterpolis, reflections about the utopian city, Madrid (2008)
A033_Black Mountains, permanent exhibition space (2007-2008) in collaboration
with Dan Holdsworth
A032_Palace, intervention inside a historical hotel ball room Madrid (2008)
A031_PSI pavilion, Plasencia, Spain (2008)
A030_Asturegion Territorial Laboratory, regional mapping and strategic planning, Asturias (2007-2008)
A029_Re-Liquido, refurbishment of art gallery, Gijón, Spain (2008)
A028_Heineken offices, refurbishment of corporate office space, Madrid (2008) in collaboration with Ramiro Losada
A027_Marcau, multipurpose activity centre, Ilanz, Switzerland (2008), in collaboration with Capaul Blumental
A026_Psychiatric Clinic, Aravaca, Madrid (2008)
A025_Ahmad-T, architectural consultancy, Southampton, UK (2007)
A024_Tank, transformation of flat into loft and audiovisual workshop, Madrid (2007–2008)
A023_LightHouse, single family house, Puerta de Hierro, Madrid (2007–2008)
in collaboration with Pedro Quero
A022_Studio Banana, transformation of garage into multidisciplinary creative studio, Madrid (2007)
A021_Rincón Malillo, transformation of winery into art foundation, Jérez, Spain (2007)
in collaboration with A.Merry del Val
A020_Infomab, information Centre for Madrid Abierto comissioned by Cemusa, Madrid (2007) A019_Cyberspaces, Design for a digital art exhibition curated by Ars Electronica La Laboral Art Centre, Gijón, Spain (2007) in collaboration with Pedro Quero
A018_Smoke House, concept proposal for Planless House compeitition JA magazine
 (2006)
A017_Somao, Single family house, Asturias, Spain (2006),
A016_Light as you Move, interactive prototype for Phillips illumination
competition (2006)
A015_Locutorio Colón, Public art piece commissioned by Madrid Abierto, Madrid (2006–2007)
A014_Rampas, sculpture competition, Navacerrada, Spain (2006), in collaboration with T.Yamaguchi and M.Portilla-Kawamura
A013_Li-Mac, installation for art exhibition, Musac art centre, León, Spain (2005) in collaboration with artist Sandra Gamarra
A012_Le Home 67, Transformation of flat, Paris, France (2005)
A011_Le Home 12, Transformation of flat, Paris, France (2005)
A010_Vista House, Tenzuela, Spain (2005)
A009_La Nave, Information centre, Madrid (2004-2005)
A008_Symmetrical Simulacrum, public art competition, Madrid (2005) in collaboration with M.Portilla-Kawamura
and T.Yamaguchi
A007_Cranbrook Lighthouse, RIBA residential competition, London, UK (2004) in collaboration with Harry Patikas
A006_Musik didaktik, Mediatech for digital music exhibition, Shedhalle Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland (2003)
A005_Nile Street,Refurbishment of Victorian loft apartment  London, UK (2003)
A004_Space Search Engine,Urban mapping and temporary occupation agency, London, UK (2002)
A003_Mirador bajo la escombrera, Morés ideas competition, Turón, Asturias, Spain (2002–2004) in collaboration with T.Yamaguchi and M. Portilla-Kawamura
A002_ARCO,Spatial configuration of art fair, Madrid, Spain (2002)  in collaboration with Vicente Salvador
A001_Horizontal archaeology, Restoration of Victorain house and attic in the East End Ham Park Road, London, UK (2000–2001)

 

OBJECTS PROJECT LIST

B065_IMBUSY
B064_JACOB SPATIAL DIVIDER
B063_MOBILE BOARD
B062_MOBILE OFFICE
B061_PANBAG
B060_RECYCLING TRAY
B059_OYSTER CHAIR
B058_CLOROPOT
B055_S&C LAMP
B053_IRIS LOUVER
B052_STOOL FOR TWO
B051_PARRAMID
B050_BOWLERLIGHT
B049_CAJONLIGHT
B048_TAMBOLIGHT
B046_TRABLE
B045_DESKSHELL
B044_SURTIDO
B043_OSTRICH PILLOW
B041_DUCTPAN
B040_GROWING BENCH
B039_GROWING SYSTEM
B038_UNDERWATER SPEAKER
B037_CHLOROLIGHT
B036_CATERPILLAR TRESTLE
B035_EARSHELL
B034_SCENTER
B033_TWIST & BRUSH
B032_FUNNEL NECK
B031_LAUNDRY SHEEP & DOG BENCH
B030_RADIATOR SEAT
B029_MINI GIRAFE
B028_FEAT AT EASE
B027_PLANT POT
B026_FLWORD
B025_DUSTBIN
B024_GIRAFE
B023_CATERPILLAR TABLE
B022_PRESS & BRUSH
B020_OYSTER
B019_CATERPILLAR BENCH
B018_READ IN PEACE
B017_STICKINGRINGS
B016_NO BULLSHIT
B015_STICKINGSTICKS
B014_PLUG ON
B013_HEAR ME
B012_SOLAR PLUG
B011_UN-SOCKET
B010_BEEP FREE
B009_WATER TIME
B008_EAT WITH YOUR FINGERS
B007_REFRIGERATING TRAY
B006_DIVIDE IT
B005_DIM LIGHT
B004_SPEAKER WALL
B003_KALEIDOLIGHT
B002_TOMATO CASE
B001_DOLLY DOMESTIC

 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

2012

IE Architecture School, Segovia/Madrid, Spain
Tutors of Working Enviroments Master

Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern-Burgdorf, Switzerland
Lead of elope programme, AHB Department, Architecture School

EPFL École d’Architecture, Lausanne, Switzerland
Studio directors, ALICE laboratory, 1st year in Architecture

Valdeacederas project, IE Architecture School, Madrid-Segovia, Spain
Professors of Design Studio II, 2nd year Bachelor Course in Architecture

Design Thinking, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain
Tutors of Design Thinking workshop in the context of the International MBA programme

Working Outdoors workshop, Offdesign Festival, Valencia, Spain
Tutors of design workshop in the Offdesign Festival programme

Multidisciplinary creativity strategies, Madrid, Spain
Seminar at Cultural Enterprises MBA, Universidad de Salamanca and Santillana Formación

Pecha Kucha Night, Bern
Formsache, talk organized by BFH School of Architecture

2011

EPFL École d’Architecture, Lausanne, Switzerland
Studio directors, ALICE laboratory, 1st year in Architecture

Alentejo project, IE Architecture School, Madrid-Segovia, Spain
Professors of Design Studio II, 2nd year Bachelor Course in Architecture

Sensing Again, Boisbuchet Vitra Summer Workshops, Lesac, France
Tutors of design workshop in the Boisbuchet Summer Workshops programme

Sensorial Symphony, Strelka Institute of Architecture, Design and Media, Moscow, Russia
Tutors of design workshop in the Spanish Design Festival in Moscow

Spanish Design Festival, Moscow, Russia
Master class, Legenda Tsvetnoy

Design Thinking, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain
Tutors of Design Thinking workshop in the context of the International MBA programme

Multidisciplinary creativity strategies, Madrid, Spain
Seminar at Cultural Enterprises MBA, Universidad de Salamanca and Santillana Formación

Congregation Catalogue, ADSL – Artesis Academie, Antwerp, Belgium
Tutors of Architecture and Creativity workshop, in collaboration with Wesley Meuris

2010

Japain festival, Tokyo, Japan
Lecture in the context of the Tokyo Designers Week 2010

Sandwich, Kyoto, Japan
Lecture

Design Act, Moscow, Russia
Master class, Winzavod

Playtoons, Strelka Institute of Architecture, Design and Media, Moscow, Russia
Urbanism and creativity workshop tutors and lecture, in collaboration with Garrick Jones

Spanish Design Festival, Moscow, Russia
Master class, Design Boom centre

Multidisciplinary creativity strategies, Madrid, Spain
Seminar at Cultural Enterprises MBA, Universidad de Salamanca and Santillana Formación

2009

Master European Design Labs, Madrid, Spain
Directors of full time interdisciplinary design master course, Istituto Europeo di Design

Atelier Berger, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
Invited jurors at final critic of atelier Patrick Berger, Biblioteque hors murs à Paris

DIY Studio, Rosario, Argentina
Tutors of creative workshop, Centro Cultural Parque de España

Pecha Kucha Night Bilbao, Spain
Conference, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Art & City Seminar, Istanbul, Turkey
Lecture on public art interventions

Mais allá da colpa, Urbanism workshop, Coruña, Spain
Tutors in workshop at Universidade da Coruña

How Sustainable is Sustainability, Madrid, Spain
Lecture at seminar, Galería Salvador Díaz

Urban Buddies, Madrid, Spain
Lecture at conference, Madrid Abierto, Casa Encendida

2008

Istituto Europeo di Design, Madrid, Spain
Tutors of European Design Labs master course 2008-2009

Lecture on creative business models, London, UK
London School of Economics

Re-fresh, Matadero Madrid, Spain
Lecture inside the Madrid Architecture Week agenda

Un-Defining Architecture, Skopje, Macedonia
Lecture at Faculty of Architecture, University of Saint Methodius and Saint Cyril

Forum Skopje, Macedonia
Lecture and debate in urban seminar, Skopje City Museum

2007

Universidad Politécnica, Madrid, Spain
Tutors of Master course Self Design

Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Switzerland
Assistant of Professor Martin Boesch, Atelier Riuso, 4th and 5th year

Istituto Europeo di Design, Madrid, Spain
Tutors of European Design Labs master course 2007-2008

Atelier Charles Tashima, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
Invited jurors at final critic of atelier Charles Tashima, A Bridge at the Simplon

Studio Banana, Bregenz, Austria
Lecture, at Kunsthaus Bregenz, Z Connection summit

PH 02, Pesoz, Asturias, Spain
Tutors of landscape and territory workshop

2006

Istituto Europeo di Design, Madrid, Spain
Tutors of Furniture Design master course 2006-2007

Quito, Retroactive Simulacrum lecture, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Lecture, First Architecture, Landscape and Art Biennale of the Canary Islands

2005

Spaces for Art, Madrid, Spain
Directors and moderators of round table, ARCO, Madrid

In collaboration with Arie Graafland (TU Delft)
The Post-Museum, Coruña, Spain

Lecture, International University Menéndez Pelayo Summer School
From the Post-Industry to the Post-Museum, Avilés, Spain

Opening lecture at the Symposium Contenedores de Arte, Ayuntamiento de Avilés

2004

Cartographic Fantasies, Kassel, Germany
Geography workshop, Kassel University

Epic landscapes, Avilés, Spain
Lecture, Oviedo University Summer School on Industrial Heritage, Spain

2003

Urban gazes, Urbans rumours, Madrid, Spain
Directors and moderators of round table, ARCO, Madrid

2002

The dilemma of the exhibition space, Madrid, Spain
Directors and moderators of round table, ARCO, Madrid

Six artifices, six, Aranjuez, Spain
Lecture, Rey Juan Carlos University Summer School


AWARDS

2012

Further education complex, Delémont, Switzerland
Sixth prize

2011

Gandía-Blasco outdoor furniture design award, Valencia, Spain
First prize, with Iris Louver

Injuve national design awards, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Spain
First prize

Primary school competition, Aproz-Nendaz, Switzerland
Second prize

2010

Secondary school competition, Bassecourt, Switzerland
Fourth prize

Bauwelt Prize 2011
Finalists, with project Infomab 10

Design for All Awards, Seoul, South Korea
Third prize (Binpan) and honorable mention (Oyster)

Saloni Architecture Awards, Barcelona, Spain
Winners of Interior Architecture award with Iniciarte project

FAD Awards, Barcelona, Spain
Shortlisted in Exhibition Design category

Faces of Design Awards, Berlin, Germany
Winners of FoD2010 young designers awards

2009

GALP bridge competition, Lisbon, Portugal
Merit award

Saloni Architecture Awards, Barcelona, Spain
Finalists of Interior Architecture award with Studio Banana project

2008

Young designers award, Madrid, Spain
Winners of product design category, Ayuntamiento de Madrid

2006

Bombay Sapphire glass design competition, London, UK
Shortlisted with Kaleidolight project

2002

Morés architecture competition, Oviedo, Spain
Winners with Room under a slag heap project


WRITINGS

2009

In Transit / Expiry
Editors of European Design Labs 09/10 master course yearbook
Published by Istituto Europeo di Design, Madrid, Spain

2008

Trans
Contributors of European Design Labs 08/09 master course yearbook
Published by Istituto Europeo di Design, Madrid, Spain

Inside Information
Chapter in the book Slightly Urban about artist Renate Buser
Published by Christoph Merian Verlag, Basel, Switzerland

Aprendi(via)je
Contributors of European Design Labs 07/08 master course yearbook
Published by Istituto Europeo di Design, Madrid, Spain

2007

Locutorio Colón
Monographic book on the homonymous project
Published by Fundación Telefónica and Madrid Abierto, Madrid, Spain

Cabinet, Cage, Stage
Chapter in the book Artificialy Deconstructed, about artist Wesley Meuris
Published by Dexia and Cultuurcentrum Brugge, Brugge, Belgium

2005

Almost Nothing
Article in Arconoticias magazine, Madrid, Spain

2004

About hybrids, vortexes, what happened and what could have happened
Article, Arconoticias magazine, Madrid, Spain

Alai
Article, Sublime Art and Contemporary Culture magazine, Gijón, Spain

2003

Fields, topologies and surrenders
Article on the piece Time Lapse by Francis Alÿs, Arconoticias magazine 26,
Madrid, Spain

2002

Urban pentagram
Article on the piece Zebra by Juan Carlos Robles, Arconoticias magazine 24,
Madrid, Spain


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2007-2012

Directors of Studio Banana Cultural Association
14 seasons of cultural activities including lectures, exhibitions, film screenings. List of guests:
BENJAMIN TORRES, INGRID HORA, MAD PECHA KUCHA, ENRIQUE MOYA ANGELER, JAVIER DE LA TORRE, RENATA SENTKIEWICZ, LEFT HAND ROTATION, LURDES FERNANDEZ/ OFF LIMITS, PATALETA FILMS, OSCAR SHOCKING, EL ULTIMO GRITO, ADAM LOWE, HUSOS, EDGAR GONZALEZ, MIGUEL DE GUZMAN, Z-A INTERACTION, MARCOS GARCIA, ANNA & BENEDIKT
PARTENHEIMMER, TAVO PONCE, LA DESPENSA, ZOOHAUS, MMMM..., ANNE BÜRGER, LIDIJA KOLOVRAT, TUÑON + MANSILLA ARQ, BARFUTURA, KAREN M´CLOSKEY, OSCAR SECO, JOSECHU DÁVILA, ACEBOXALONSO ARQ, CISZAK DALMÀS, JUAN HERREROS, ROBERTO CANOGAR, FUTURESHORTS, ADULADORES, NOMONOTONO, PABLO VALBUENA, CARMEN CANTÓN, ANDER AZPIRI, ANDRÉS JAQUE, AGUSTÍN PÉREZ RUBIO, VICTOR NAVARRO, KRISTOFFER ARDEÑA, IVÁN LÓPEZ MUNUERA, RIE OKADA, YARA SONSECA, SPY, KOHEI NAWA, PEPE BALLESTEROS, RAMÓN LÓPEZ DE LUCIO, JOSÉ MARÍA EZQUIAGA, URIEL FOGUÉ, IAN FERGUSON, MARLOES TEN BÖHMER, DARÍO GAZAPO, ESTHER PIZARRO, ESTOESUNAPLAZA, CLARA MATA, ANTONIO MERINERO, THE FR, SEÑOR GARCÍA, CLESS, RAÚL LÁZARO, BLANCA HELGA, CÉSAR FERNÁNDEZ ARIAS, SEAN MACKAOUI, FERNANDO VICENTE, JOHN GALL, JULIO FALAGÁN, PEP CARRIÓ, RUBÉN B, JANE NI DHULCHAOINTIGH, ARTISTAS DE GUARDIA, RANDOM INTERNATIONAL, NIETO-SOBEJANO, DANIEL CANOGAR, PEDRO PABLO ARROYO, AGUSTÍN SERRA, URIEL FOGUE, RAQUEL STOLF, BONUS-EXTRA, ESTEBAN NAVARRO, XAVI DAURA, PLAYTIME AUDIOVISUALES, SUSANNE BOSCH, LISA CHEUNG, GUSTAVO ROMANO, BEATRIZ MATOS, BEGO GOYENECHEA, INTERVENTO, DANIEL DEL OLMO, MIGUEL ÁNGEL REBOLLO, JAVIER HERNANDEZ, J MANUEL GARCÍA ROIG, RAFAEL ZARZA BALLUGUERA, LUIS ANTONIO GUTIERREZ CABRERI, EMILIO GIL, AVALON FILMS, FRESH FILM FACTORY, JORGE PINEDA, BEATRIZ RAMO, OBSERVATORIO DEL HABITAT

2004

FEM, Feria Edición Madrid
Co-curators of exhibition

2002

Projects Review dip 10 and Departure, London, UK
Coordinator of exhibitions, Architectural Association, London


EXHIBITIONS

2011

Talk to Me, New York, United States
Exhibition of Earshell, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Objects in the airport, Madrid, Spain
Solo exhibition of domestic objects, Barajas Airport

Instant Design (Usable actions), Milan, Italy
Exhibition of Scenter and Earshell, La Triennale di Milano

2010

Habitar exhibition, Gijón, Spain
Exhibition of Locutorio Colón project, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial

2009

Beyond Media, Visions Festival of Architecture, Florence, Italy
Exhibition of video at Wide Eye section

Galp pedestrian and cycle bridge exhibition, Lisbon, Portugal
Traveling show of architecture design competition

2008

Nous Gallery, London, UK
Exhibition of StickingRings pavilion project

Alterpolis, Madrid, Spain
Presentation of Alterpolis project, Matadero

Re-Activate, EACC, Castelló, Spain
Exhibition of StickingSticks pavilion and of Locutorio Colón project

Perdidos, COAM Foundation, Madrid, Spain
Exhibition of World Grammar project and design prototypes

2007

Bombay Sapphire glass design travelling exhibition, worldwide
Kaleidolight prototype

2004

Fly Utopia at Transmediale.04, Berlin, Germany
Royal College of Art BioLand exhibition, Haus der Kulturen der Welt

2003

space search engine©, Zurich, Switzerland
Exhibition and lecture, Critique is not Enough, Shedhalle Gallery
La Nuova Agorá, book edited by Dagmar Reichert, Biella–Zurich

space search engine©, Biella, Italy
Exhibition and lecture Nuova Agorá, curator Dagmar Reichert
Cittadellarte / Fondazione Pistoletto


BIBLIOGRAPHY


2011-2012

Ostrich pillow featured in numerous international media such as interview at Süddeutsche Zeitung, feature articles in METRO London and 24 heures (Edipress).

2010

‘Nuevos horizontes’ (Infomab project), in Proyecto Contract no. 65, Casaviva, Madrid, pp. 32-33

‘Exhibition design’, in ‘Process as Paradigm’, exhibition catalogue, Gijón, 2010, pp. 176-179

‘Locutorio Colón’, in HABITAR, Bending the Urban Frame, exhibition catalogue, Mediateca Expandida, no. 03, Gijón, p. 108

Iniciarte, in X Premios Saloni de Arquitectura 2010, catalogue, Barcelona

2009

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IX Premios Saloni de Arquitectura 2009, catalogue, Barcelona

Studio Banana, in IX Premios Saloni de Arquitectura 2009, catalogue, Barcelona

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2008

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2007

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Gwangju 2007 Design Biennale Foundation, Gwangju

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‘Light as you move’, in Transitions: light on the move, catalogue of exhibition, COAM, Madrid, 2007, p. 60-61

2006

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Primera Bienial de arquitectura, arte y paisaje de Canarias, catálogo, Gobierno de Canarias, Islas Canarias, 2006, pp. 270-271

Ganjavian, A. 2006, ‘Postcard from... Madrid’, in ‘Injection’, no. 1, May, London, p. 7

Yamaguchi, T., Portilla-Kawamura, M., Portilla-Kawamura, K. y Ganjavian, A. 2006, ‘Locutorio Colón’, Madrid abierto 06, Art interventions 1-26 February 2006

De la Villa, R. 2006, ‘Madrid se abre al arte’, El Cultural, 9 February, Madrid, p. 60

2005

Hansen, F., ‘Urban Dispersion: To map the unmappable; An interview with Ali Ganjavian and Key Portilla-Kawamura’, in ‘Heim Again; Identity, Ideology & Geography’, KHiB, Bergen, 2005, pp. 48-53

2004

Hansen, F. and Mehler, S.; ‘Programm 2003 bis Mitte 2004’, Verlag Shedhalle, Zürich, 2004

2002
Portilla-Kawamura, K. & Ganjavian, A. 2002, ‘Space Search Engine’, La Nuova Agorá, catalogue, Cittadelarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, pp. 145-147