Dr Eduardo Kairuz
Eduardo Kairuz is an architect and artist based in Melbourne.
His intentionally diffuse practice investigates notions of crisis, conflict and dislocation present in hierarchical structures of the built and visual environments, focusing on the opportunities that emerge for contemporary visual and spatial research. His work has been exhibited in Australia, Asia, Europe, the United States and South America, and is included in public and private collections around the world, such as the Museum of Contemporary Arts Caracas.
Recent group exhibitions include Witness at Linden Center for Contemporary Art (Melbourne, 2014), the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space (2011) and the Gwangju Design Biennale (2011). Solo exhibitions include Dismantled at Centro Cultural Chacao (Caracas, 2014) and Variations at The Substation (Melbourne, 2012). His texts have been published in AD: Post-traumatic Urbanism (2010) and Trans: In Ordnung (2012). He holds a PhD from RMIT University and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Sydney.
In his role as Lecturer at Monash Art Design & Architecture, he teaches Architectural Design, Interdisciplinary Practice and coordinates the Architecture Foundation Design Studio.