René Boer

René Boer works on the intersection of art, architecture, cities and heritage, is part of the Non-fiction collective and managing-editor at the research studio Failed Architecture. His exhibition 'Architecture of Appropriation' is currently on show at Het Nieuwe Instituut (Museum for Architecture, Design and Digital Culture) in Rotterdam till June 25. At the moment, he is working on the un/smooth city research project, a documentary film on Amsterdam's A10 ring road and is guest curator of the Misericordia project on contemporary notions of 'mercy' at the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam. He was critic-in-residence at the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam 2016 and a visiting fellow at the Cairo Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences. He has been affiliated with urban social movements in Barcelona and Ramallah/Jerusalem and still today in Amsterdam. René Boer holds a master degree in Urban Studies from University College London's UrbanLab and has written for among others Harvard Design Magazine, Volume and Studio.
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