Kate Yeh Chiu
lives and works on Tongva land (Los Angeles)
is half of yyyy-mm-dd

Currently

directing Materials & Applications (M&A); teaching at the University of Southern California School of Architecture; co-curating, with Jia Yi Gu, the exhibition and publication Material Acts:  Experimentation in Architecture and Design for Craft Contemporary as part of the Getty’s 2024 PST: Art and Science Collide program; editing-at-large The Avery Review


Recently

curated We Carry the Land, an outdoor installation by six Native artists and designers, rooted in an alignment of varied Indigenous foundational ways of being  2024.05.25  ←curated Black — Still, an outdoor installation by enFOLD Collective exploring narratives of wellness, access, and cultural expression with specific attention to marginalized communities  2023.05.28  ←curated Day/Dream, an exploration of transparency and its capacity for optical refraction and thermal caustics by Sara Suarez and Regina Teng for M&A’s storefront project space  2023.05.13  ←taught a vertical summer studio on collecting and collectivity at Kent State University CAED  2022.06.06  ←joined The Avery Review as an editor-at-large  2022.01.10  ←taught a seminar on materialisms at  Woodbury University  2022.01.03  ←joined the University of Southern California School of Architecture as part-time faculty  2021.08.2  ←joined Materials & Applications as Executive Director  2021.01.01 ← gave a yyyy-mm-dd talk about collaborating with (and not consuming!) building materials for the symposium What is degrowth made from?  2019.09.27  ←erected yyyy-mm-dd’s  Another Column for the Oslo Architecture Triennale at the National Museum of Architecture, Norway  2019.09.26  ←as yyyy-mm-dd with François Sabourin, received a Canada Council for the Arts grant to explore building without binding  2019.07.27 ←joined the Canadian Centre for Architecture as Editor, Digital  2018.09.05  ←shared some maritime material in the Art Papers issue Ports of Call  2018.summer  ←received a M.Arch from  Princeton University SoA  2018.06.05 (Happy Birthday, Mom!) ←presented a design thesis that asked: if architecture is aggregates in temporary formation, couldn’t we just bag it up?  2018.05.21  ←speculated about speculation at The Sea Ranch for  San Rocco Magazine  2018.05.07  ←wrote, with Emma Benintende, about the theming of Michael Graves’ Swan and Dolphin Hotels for Pidgin 23...and on a related note,  Pidgin Magazine is now un-themed  2018.04.12  ←organized the conference  Lina Bo Bardi: Material Ideologies with Women in Design and Architecture (WDA)  2018.03.30  ←designed and co-authored  Keywords; For Further Consideration and Particularly Relevant to Academic Life, et c.  (Princeton University Press), which  The New Yorker  described as a “nerdy thrill” 2018.03.08  ←crossed the Atlantic aboard a cargo ship, thanks to Princeton University’s Howard Crosby Butler Traveling Fellowship  2017.08.14  ←was an education fellow at  Triple Canopy  2017.06.19  ←showed work in  Close Reading: Formal Analysis in Architecture  during the Milan Triennale 2017.04.03  ←helped organize and produce the conference and exhibition  Zaha Hadid: Pedagogy as Practice  2017.03.30  ←with Andrew MacMillan, found a lot of nice posters and then co-curated the exhibition  Collateral  2016.09.19  ←lived in an upstate barn and worked at  Stan Allen Architect  2016.06.24  ←participated in  Triple Canopy’s Publication Intensive  2016.06.06  ←did some salvaging and helped produce the exhibition  Salvage  2016.04.11  ←became an editor of  Pidgin Magazine  2015.10.1  ←left LA to begin graduate school at Princeton University 2015.09.08   ←began working at  Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects in Los Angeles  2012.12.0  ←was a grants fellow at the  Graham Foundation  2012.06.25  ←finished a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities at the University of Chicago 2012.06.09



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