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

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Peter Macapia is an artist, architect and philosopher whose work explores geopolitics and space through various forms of research and making.  He has taught at Columbia University, The New School for Social Research/Parsons, The Southern California School of Architecture, and Pratt Institute as well as internationally in Paris, Delft, and Tokyo.  He is a visiting critic at Columbia and Yale and the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the Presidential Fellowship from Columbia University where he received his PhD.  He is currently working on the origin of witness in ancient Greek law, the concept of force in political philosophy since the 19th century, and the problem of justice in the work of Michel Foucault for which he held a seminar this past year at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch.