About Hunter & Gatherer

Hunter & Gatherer is a collaborative practise between architect Manuel Shvartzberg and writer Fabian Faltin. Their productions in independent arts spaces across Europe and in the US combine think-tank-style research and publication, performance-lecturing, on-site installations and architectural design, and place a strong emphasis on cultural critique. Current critical interests include parametric and biomorphic design, evolution, digital culture, ethics of architectural practise, national normativities and global perspectives, as well as meta-level philosophies, fictions, utopias.

Fabian Faltin studied social policy, philosophy and economics at the London School of Economics and at Sciences Po Paris, and is currently based in Vienna. He has published two novels, Gute Macht (2010) and Sag Ja zu Österreich (2013), and shown performances across the german-speaking world, notably the Elevate Festival Graz, Stadtmusik Festival Basel, HAU and Sophiensäale Berlin.

Manuel Shvartzberg is an architect, artist, and researcher, currently doing his PhD in Architecture History and Theory at Columbia University in New York City. Previously, he worked for Rem Koolhaas/OMA and was Project Architect at David Chipperfield Architects, London (2006-2012), as well as teaching at the University of Southern California, Woodbury University, and CalArts in Los Angeles.


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