MADA Talks: Marisa Yiu
Join us for a free public talk by Hong Kong-based architect Marisa Yiu. Founding Partner of ESKYIU, Marisa's work integrates multi-disciplinary design, culture and spatial agency.
Marisa has been examining issues relating to the cultural landscape of Hong Kong since 2000. Her essay 'Image Construction: Hong Kong since 1967-8' published in LOG Journal examined Hong Kong's relationship to the Pearl River Delta and global networks. Yiu served as the Chief Curator of the 2009 HK SZ Bi-City Biennale of Architecture\ Urbanism- curating over eighty exhibitions and spearheading inventive events located at the West Kowloon Cultural District waterfront. Her past works include community driven projects such as 'Brandspider' for Whitney Museum ISP exhibition; 'Place Markers' with placeMatters, New York; and Chinatown Design Lab. Along with her partner Eric Schuldenfrei their projects include 'Nutritious: an aeroponic facade' exhibited at Architectural Association in London, and 'Urban Pastoral' for the 2008 Venice Biennale. Prior to establishing ESKYIU, Marisa has worked at Kohn Pederson Fox Associates PC (NY), Marble.Fairbanks Architects (NY), and taught in Spain with Ben Van Berkel and Caroline Bos of UNStudio.