Pedro Ignacio Alonso is an architect and Master of Architecture, Catholic University of Chile, 2000. PhD in Architecture, Architectural Association School of Architecture, 2008. His 2014 Chile Pavilion titled Monolith Controversies, and co–curated with Hugo Palmarola, was awarded a Silver Lion during the 14th Venice Architecture Biennial. Together they have curated exhibitions and presented their work at the Architectural Association in London, the Pratt Institute in New York, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and the São Paulo Cultural Centre. They are the authors of the books Panel (Architectural Association, 2014) and Monolith Controversies (Hatje Cantz, 2014), which was awarded a DAM Architectural Book Award from the Deutsches Architekturmuseum and Frankfurt Book Fair in 2014. He is associate professor at Catholic University of Chile in Santiago, visiting tutor at Architectural Association in London, and Princeton-Mellon Fellow 2015-2016 at Princeton University.
Petr Antonov is a photographer and visual artist working in Moscow, Russia. In his work he uses photography to explore visible traces of history and culture, as well as possibilities of photography as an artistic tool. Petr Antonov’s works have been exhibited in Russia and internationally. Petr Antonov has been nominated for the Prix Pictet (2010), Paul Huf (2012) and PDN30 (2012) awards, his series ‘Ruins’ was shortlisted for the 2016 edition of the Sony World Photography Award. Since 2014 Petr Antonov teaches documentary photography at British Higher School of Art and Design in Moscow.
Hetereki Huke is an architect and holds a M.Sc. in Urban Development from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He is a partner of Keho Studio, an architectural practice based in Rapa Nui and dedicated to architecture and planning in island territories. His projects address the challenges of small islands and within them the integration of technical, cultural and ecological aspects, at the crossroads between tourism, archaeological heritage and local communities
Philipp Meuser holds a PhD degree in architecture. He is co-manager of Meuser Architekten GmbH and head of DOM publishers. He studied architecture at the Berlin University of Technology, following a postgraduate course on History and Theory of Architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. From 1996 to 2001 he was policy advisor to the Berlin Senator of Urban Development. Since 2001 he has curated various projects for Goethe Institutes in the former Soviet Union. From 2002 to 2005 he taught master classes in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan, and in 2004 he held a teaching appointment in the Habitat Unit of the Berlin University of Technology. Recent publications include Galina Balashova Architect of the Soviet Space Programme (DOM, 2014), and Die Ästhetik der Platte Wohnungsbau in der Sowjetunion zwischen Stalin und Glasnost (DOM, 2015).
Hugo Palmarola is a designer from the Catholic University of Chile (2004) and holds a MA in Theory and History of Design, National Autonomous University of Mexico (2010). His 2014 Chile Pavilion titled Monolith Controversies, and co–curated with Pedro Alonso, was awarded a Silver Lion during the 14th Venice Architecture Biennial. Together they have curated exhibitions and presented their work at work at the Architectural Association in London, the Pratt Institute in New York, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and the São Paulo Cultural Centre. They are the authors of the books Panel (Architectural Association, 2014) and Monolith Controversies (Hatje Cantz, 2014), which was awarded a DAM Architectural Book Award from the Deutsches Architekturmuseum and Frankfurt Book Fair (2014). He has been International Scholar at The Society for the History of Technology (2008), and member of the Advisory Committee for Exhibitions at Los Angeles County Museum of Art in USA (2013). Palmarola is Professor of the School of Design at the Catholic University of Chile.
Renata Padovan is a Brazilian artist living and working in São Paulo. Graduated with a BA degree in Social Communications from FAAP São Paulo, later followed by an MA Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, 2001. She has participated in several artist in residency programmes in South Korea, Slovenia, the Arctic Circle, Taiwan, Iceland, Norway, Japan and Canada. Her work has been exhibited in galleries, institutions and museums in Brazil and abroad.