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Graziela Kunsch & Rafi Segal

Graziela Kunsch is an artist based in Sao Paulo. Between 2001-2003 she opened her house as a public space (Casa da Grazi) where she organised residencies and exhibitions. Since then she has opened her personal library for public use, and brings parts of the library to exhibitions. She is co organiser of the project Art and the Public Sphere and editor of the magazine Urbania.
Rafi Segal’s practice encompasses design and research on both the architectural and urban scale. His writings and exhibitions, among them Cities of Dispersal (2008), Territories — Islands, Camps and Other States of Utopia (2003), and A Civilian Occupation (2003) have been influential in the social- political discourse of contemporary urbanism. Segal received his PhD from Princeton University and his M.Sc and B. Arch from Technion –Israel Institute of Technology. He has taught architecture and urbanism at MIT, Harvard, and Columbia University. In 2012 he won the international competition for the design of Israel’s National Library in Jerusalem.

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