paolo patelli

✏️ in construction


paolo patelli is an architect and a researcher, currently based in the netherlands. making barely any distinction between academic and artistic research, design or architecture, he engages critically and by design with space, things and society.

he is currently associate reader “places and traces” at the design academy eindhoven, and collaborates with the programme d’expérimentation en arts politiques (speap) at sciences po (paris).

in 2017/18, he was an artist-in-residence at the jan van eyck academie in maastricht. in 2017 he taught at the new school’s parsons paris. in 2016, he was part of the design research team of reset modernity!, an exhibition co-curated by bruno latour at zmk (karlsruhe), as well as of new europeans, the arts and design programme of the netherlands presidency of the council of the eu (amsterdam). 

he is a contributor to work, body, leisure, the dutch pavilion at the 16th venice international architecture biennale in 2018. his projects have been previously on show at bio 50 the 24th design biennale in ljubljana, adhocracy athens, rmit gallery in melbourne, todaysart in the hague, haus der architektur in graz, van abbemuseum in eindhoven, van eyck in maastricht.

he has contributed articles on journals and magazines, and hosted workshops including at zmk, strelka institute, transmediale, salt institute, z33.

he obtained a phd in architectural and urban design from politecnico di milano in 2015.

he runs office and synonyms, a collaborative design and research agency, from eindhoven (nl).

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