René Boer (1986) works on the intersection of architecture, urbanism, heritage and art, is part of the Non-fiction collective and managing-editor at the research studio Failed Architecture. He was among others critic-in-residence at the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam and guest curator of the Misericordia art project at the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam. The research project 'Architecture of Appropriation', which he developed in collaboration with Het Nieuwe Instituut, has been shown in exhibitions in Rotterdam and São Paulo. The publication based on the research is expected in the summer of 2018.