Curators of Uzbekistan National Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia

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Space Caviar is an architecture and research studio operating at the intersection of design, technology, politics and the public realm. Founded in 2013, the office uses built work, exhibitions, publishing, writing and film to investigate and document contemporary modes of habitation and the spatialisation of social and political practice. Space Caviar’s work has been shown at the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Biennale Interieur, Vitra Design Museum and Nilufar Gallery, among others.


Joseph Grima is an architect and curator based in Milan, Italy. He is the Creative Director of Design Academy Eindhoven and Chief Curator of Design at Triennale di Milano and is also co-founder (together with Tamar Shafrir) of Space Caviar, an architecture and research practice operating at the intersection of design, technology, critical theory and the public space. Grima was previously the editor-in-chief of Domus magazine and director of Storefront for Art and Architecture, an independent gallery in New York City. In 2014 he was appointed co-curator of the first Chicago Architecture Biennial, and in 2012 he co-directed the first Istanbul Design Biennial. He was also the artistic director of Matera European Capital of Culture 2019.


Sheida Ghomashschi is an independent curator in Milan, Italy. She has been part of various projects such as a fellowship at Floating University (Forensic Architecture Group, Berlin, Germany), curating “Archive Alive!” at Exhibition of Ramak Fazel (Kandovan, Pejman Foundation, Tehran, Iran), editing for Tarikh Irani Magazine (Tehran, Iran), fellowship of “Ideas City - Detroit” at the New Museum of New York (USA), researcher in Urban Research program at BAUHAUS (Dessau, Germany). She has also participated as an artist in such residences as Dom Kreta (Warsaw, Poland), Group Affinity, Slavs and Tatars project, Kunstverein Munchen (Munich, Germany), Oikos Program (Lisbon, Portugal).