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Peter Macapia (cv): native of Vashon Island in the Pacific Northwest, currently lives and works in New York City.

Solo Exhibitions
5.2014 “In Search of Symmetry,” HDLU, Zagreb
9.2011 “Origins of Distance,” Sebastian Barquet, New York
4.2010 “Birth of Physics,” Sebastian Barquet, New York
6.2009 “Ship of Theseus,” Nous Gallery, London
6.2009 “Skullcracker,” Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles
5.2009 “Swarm2,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
4.2009 “Swarm,” Bridge Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions
04. 2013 “The Small Where,” Opus Project Space, New York, curated Peter Macapia
03. 2013 “As the Eye is Formed,” Parish Art Museum, Curated Peter Campus
02. 2013 “Reading Rooms,” Sebastian Barquet, New York, curated Ramis Barquet
01. 2013 St. Vincent House, David Quadrini curator, Los Angeles
09. 2012 “Geddes International,” Past Futures, Storefront for Art and Architecture, curated by Eva Franch, New York
06. 2012 “Dentelles d’architectures,” Musée-Mine départemental à Cagnac-Les-Mines, France
05. 2012 “Lady Dior,” Shanghai, curated Herve Mikhailov, Tokyo
04. 2012  “Diagramme(s),” Dessin Contemporain, L’École Spéciale d’Architecture, Paris, S. Devabaktuni, J. Sautereau
04. 2012  “Dirty Geometry,” Object-Milieu, L’ESAD Orleans, France
04.2012 “Off to Sea Once More,”  Katie Herzog’s Feng-Shuing the Panopticon, Actual Size, Los Angeles
12.2011  “Trojan Pigeon,” Strategies for Public Occupation, Storefront for Art and Architecture,  curated Eva Franch, NY
5.2011 “Audi Urban Future Awards,” New York, curated Mark Kushner
4.2011 “Lady Dior,” Shanghai, curated Herve Mikhailov
8.2010 “Chiachiarita,” Sebastian Barquet, curated Nick Kilner
10.2009 “Architeture et dentelle,” la maison de l’architecture et de la ville, Lille, France
9.2009 “Digital Primitivism,” Lisboa, curated by Katerina Tiazzoldi
10.2008 Beijing Biennial, Beijing, curated A. Andrasek, N. Leach, X. Wei-Guo
9.2008 “Light.” Norman Schaffler Gallery, curated Keith Sonnier
9.2008 “Natural and Artificial Behavior,” Bridge Gallery, New York curated Marilyn Garber
12.2008 “Seroussi Pavilion,” AA School, London, curated Brett Steele
11.2007 “New Work,” Johnson Trading Gallery, New York curated Paul Johnson
9.2007 “Scriptedbypurpose,” Fuel Collection, Philadelphia, curated Marc Fornes
6-9.2007“Pavilion Seroussi,” Maison Rouge, Paris, curated Elias Gounoun
2.2007 “The Computational Turn,” Maison de l’Architecture et de la Ville, Marseille, France, curated Philippe Morel Curated by Peter Macapia
7.2009 “Wild Child,” Bride Gallery, NY
4.2007 “Line, Grid, and Network,” Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

Performances/Installations
4.2012   “Interview with 101 South Lane Office Building,” Performance, Liberatum, Hong Kong
4.2012   “Legendary Psychasthenia,” Installation, Liberatum, Hong Kong
12.2011  “Silent Manifesto,” Performance, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York
6.2011  “Notice of Appearance,” various sites, paper installation, Paris
4.2011 “In Search of Medusa,” Metropolitan Museum of Art

Curated by Peter Macapia
4.2013 “The Small Where,” Vito Acconci, Ivan Argote, Pauline Bastard, Theodore Fivel, Luciana Lamoth, Opus Gallery, New York
7.2009 “Wild Child,” Marc Fornes, Ben Aranda, Tom Wiscombe, Marcello Spina, Bridge Gallery, New York

Selected Publications About Peter Macapia
Ruotolo, Paola, “legendary psychasthenia,” Domus, February 2013.
Zarrella, Katharine, “Nobel Laureates Take Hong Kong,” Interview Magazine online, May 2012
Yokayama, Kei, “The New York Grid,” A+U, no. 12, September 2011
Stewart, Matt, “Top Ten Emerging Architects,” PinUp Magazine, no. 10, Spring/Summer 2011
Brayer, Marie-Ange, ed., Architectures expérimentales 1950-2010 (HYX, Paris 2011)
Burry, Mark, ed., Scripting Cultures: Architectural Design and Programming (Wiley, London 2011)
Goldfarb, Max, ed., Speculative Structures: Radical Architectural Renderings (Mark Batty Publishers, New York 2011)
Hirose, Daisuke, “New Practices in New York,” A+U, no. 10, March 2010
Padovano, Gabriella, Complessità e Sostenibilità: il territorio e l’architettura (Gangemi, Rome 2009)
Rafaat, Afshin, Tall Buildings, MA no. 35 (Tehran: Memari Iran, 2009)
Lovell, Sophie, Once Upon a Chair: Furniture Beyond the Icon, ed. S. Moreno (London: Gestalten, 2009)
Meyers, Holly, “Review: Peter Macapia at Angstrom Gallery,” Los Angeles Times, July 19, 2009
Wei-Guo, Shu, Architectural Beijing Biennial, World Architecture, Vol 4, 2009
De Looz, Alex, “Dora’s Dirty Deeds”, PinUp Magazine, no. 6, Spring, May 2009
Yudina, Anna, “Peter Macapia,” Monitor Magazine, no. 53, February 2009
Ezichielle, Carlo,“Tra Logiche et Principe: intervista Peter Macapia”, Io Architetto, V. 4, no. 2, March 09
Moreno, Shonquis, “labDORA seating based on Fluid Dynamics,” ID magazine, June 2008
Gendall, John,“Ranch House,” Architectural Record Online, May 2007

Selected Publication By Peter Macapia
Macapia, Peter, “On Ivan Argote,” Aspect Magazine, September, 2012, volume 20.
Macapia, Peter, “Descartes,” TARP, Spring, 2010
Macapia, Peter, “Question: On Space and Power,” Cambridge Architecture Journal, no. 19, 2009
Macapia, Peter,   “Singularities,” Proceedings International Workshop on Computational Morphogenesis, Cornell, 2009
Macapia, Peter, “Influence,” Spread Art and Culture, Vol 4, Spring 2009
Macapia, Peter, Dubin, Abbey, Diaggrama Agon, Nous Gallery, London, 2009
Macapia, Peter, “From Geometry to Industry,” Interview with Bernard Cache
Macapia, Peter, “Dirty Geometry”, Log No.10, Fall, 2007
Macapia, Peter, “Question: on Space and Power,” Cambridge Architecture Journal, no. 19, 2009
Macapia, Peter, “Singularities,” Proceedings International Workshop on Computational Morphogenesis, Cornell, 2009
Macapia, Peter, “Turbulent grid part 1: dirty geometry,” Arch’It, January 2007
Macapia, Peter, “Turbulent geometry,” International Workshop ComputationalMorphogenesis, Nagoya University
Macapia, Peter, Performative architecture: beyond instrumentality, ed. B. Koralevic (London: Spon Press, 2004)
Macapia, Peter, “Edge Unlimited,” Architecture Review Australia, 90, September 2004
Macapia, Peter, “The material grain of geometry,” Log no. 3,September 2004
Macapia, Peter, “Analytical instruments,” in E.Keller ed., Chronomorphologies (Columbia University, New York 2003)

Selected Lectures/Conferences
04.03.13 “The Unique Phenomena of Distance,” UTS, Sydney
11.15.12 Visiting Artist Lecture, School of Visual Arts, MFA program, New York
10.21.12 “Legendary Psychasthenia,” École Special d’Architecture, Paris
07.19.12 “Force of Law,” RMIT, Department of Architecture, Melbourne
04.20.12 “Living for the City,” Altair Engineering Conference, Detroit
10.20.11 “Playing With Fire,” TU Delft, Department of Architecture, Rotterdam
03.19.10 “Dirty Geometry,” Donald Judd on Art and Design, Roundtable, Judd Foundation Standard Hotel, New York
11.26.09 École Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Paris Malaquais, “After the Night Watch,” Paris
07.30.09 Storefront for Art and Architecture, “Immaterial Processes,” panel discussion, New York
06.15.09 Hellenic Institute of Architecture , “Ship of Theseus,” Synathroisis conference, Athens
04.23.09 Kent State School of Architecture, “Cartesian Wax,” Kent State University
03.19.09 The Drawing Center, “Blindleadingtheblind,” New York
01.19.09 Princeton University, “WarAndPeace”, Princeton University, Princeton
01.17.09 SciArc, “The Smell of Geometry,” Los Angeles
03.24.08 UNAM, “Bananas: or the algorithm”, Nonstandard Geometry Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.
03.22.08 Estonian Academy of Arts, “Geometria Conflictus,” Tallinn, Estonia, Lecture
12.10.06 University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Architecture, “Kinds of Sublime,”
11.05.06 University of Paris, Malaquais “On the Prehistory of Computation,” Paris, Lecture
03.29.06 École Special d’Architecture, “Pressure,” Paris, Lecture
03.28.06 École Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Paris Malaquais, “Dirty Geometry,”
10.11.06 University of Pennsylvania, Bites, Bits, Bricks, Philadelphia, Cecil Balmond and David Ruy organizers
05.02.06 École Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Paris Malaquais, “Geometry under pressure,”
3.30.05 Nasa Goddard Institute for Space Studies, “Hybrid architecture: Manhattanville,” New York, Lecture
12.05.05 “Hedonist Geometry,” Marco Brizzi and Paola Giaconnia Organizers, Florence, Italy
10.22.05 University Technology Sydney, “Mixology,” Cosmopolitanism and Place, Sydney, Australia
10.24.04 University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Architecture, “Crunk Space,” Lecture
11.23.03 AA School, “The Material Life of Geometry,” The Intimate Metropolis, London
03.14.02 Columbia University, “Tati’s Playtime: The shelf life of modern geometry,” New York

Artists in Residencies
6.2011 l’entreprise culturelle, Paris, France
8. 2010 Pilchuck Center for glass, Washington State, USA