Peter Lang Short Bio

Peter Lang is professor in Architectural Theory and History at the Royal Institute of Art, in the Department of Architecture, Stockholm (Kungl. Konsthögskolans-KKH), where he conducts post-graduate research courses in architecture, design and multimedia communications. Lang holds a Bachelor in Architecture from Syracuse University and earned a PhD in Italian history and urbanism at New York University in 2000. He is a Fulbright recipient in Italian studies. Lang works on the history and theory of post-war Italian architecture and design, with a focus on sixties Italian experimental design, media and environments. Lang has written and curated a number of projects on the Italian Radical Design and Architecture movement, most recently in 2016 “the Mondial Festival” in Mashup: the Birth of Modern Culture” at Vancouver Art Gallery Museum, and in 2013, at the Graham Foundation Chicago, Lang co-curated, together with Luca Molinari and Mark Wasiuta, the fourth edition of “Environments and Counter Environment: Italy the New Domestic Landscape.” He has been a member of the Rome based urban arts research group Stalker since 1997.

 

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