Ivan L. Munuera
Visiting Lecturer in Architecture
Primary Academic Program: Architecture
Biography:Ivan L. Munuera is a New York–based critic and curator working at the intersection of culture, technology, politics, and bodily practices in the modern period and on the global stage. He is the recipient of several grants and awards, including the 2020 Harold W. Dodds Fellowship at Princeton University, where he is pursuing his doctoral dissertation on the architecture of HIV/AIDS. His research has been supported by PIIRS (Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies) and the Canadian Centre for Architecture. His work has been published in Log, Perspecta, The Architect’s Newspaper, and El País, among others. He developed the project Your Restroom Is a Battleground and directed the film Unzipped Parties. Open?, for the Venice Architectural Biennial (2021); coauthored the film The Transscalar Architecture of COVID-19, for The World Around Earlth Day Symposium (2020); and has curated projects at the Fundación Telefónica and ARCO Madrid, Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, and Istanbul Design Biennial, among other venues. He taught classes at Princeton, the University of Technology Sydney, and the Architectural Association, London, addressing subjects such as Tropical Modern: Architecture and Literature in La Habana; Infection: The Architecture of Pandemics; The Pathological Norm: Sick Architecture; Gender Justice Urbanism; and The Perversions of Modern Architecture: Loosening the Bauhaus.
BA, MA, art history, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; MA, architecture, Princeton University; PhD, art history, Universidad Complutense; PhD candidate, Princeton University School of Architecture. At Bard: Fall 2021.