Mark Wasiuta is a curator, architect, and writer who co-directs Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture at Columbia University GSAPP. Over the last decade he has developed a body of research and archival exhibitions focused on under-examined postwar projects. Recent exhibitions include Environmental
Communications: Contact High, and Control Syntax Songdo, currently installed at the Seoul Architecture Biennale. Upcoming publications are The Archival Exhibition: A Decade of Research at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, Documentary Remains and Information Fall-Out: Buckminster Fuller’s World Game. Wasiuta is recipient of recent grants from the Asian Cultural Council, the Graham Foundation and NYSCA.
Post-Labor, Psychopathology, Plasticity Chin Jungkown, Common Accounts (Igor Bragado & Miles Gertler), Arisa Ema, Hong Sungook, Yuk Hui, Kim Jaehee, Catherine Malabou, Hannah Proctor, Erik Rietveld, Mark Wasiuta Focused on post-labor, psychopathology, and plasticity of human mind and body, this book introduces insight, critiques, and propositions in the area of âself-design,â ranging from design and architecture to science, media, history, philosophy, and contemporary art. The field of design has radically expanded. As a practice, design is no longer limited to the world of material objects, but rather extends from carefully crafted individual looks and online identities, to the surrounding galaxies of personal devices, new materials, interfaces, networks, systems, infrastructures, data, chemicals, organisms, and genetic codes. Faced with the fourth industrial revolution, this book shed light on the necessity to recognize that manmade, artificial objects are continuously reshaping our daily lives, and thus to rethink the intimate and fundamental relationship between design and what