Luis Berrios-Negron ’06

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Luis Berríos-Negrón (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1971) received a bachelor of fine arts from Parsons the New School for Design and a master of architecture from MIT. While at Parsons he was teaching assistant to Jean Gardner and assistant to Silvia Kolbowski. While at MIT he was teaching assistant to Joan Jonas and to Krzysztof Wodiczko.

From 2011-13 Berríos-Negrón was assistant professor at the Technical University in Braunschweig, and in 2013-14 he was visiting lecturer at the Münster University of Applied Sciences. In 2012, he exhibited in Paul Ryan’s “Threeing” project at Documenta13, and in Ute Meta Bauer’s “Future Archive” at the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein. In 2013, he represented Germany with curator Matthias Böttger in the São Paulo International Biennial for Architecture in Brazil, and was in residence with Florian Dombois at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste in Switzerland.

Berríos-Negrón has received various awards, including first prize in the Parsons Kalil Award for Smart Design in 2002, first prize in the MIT Schnitzer Award for the Visual Arts in 2004, and in 2013 the Royal Danish Council for the Arts International Visiting Artist stipend. In 2014 he was commissioned artist at the 3rd Bahia Biennial of Art in Brazil, and received the doctoral stipend from the Royal Swedish Institute of Technology to conduct his PhD at Stockholm’s Konstfack University College of Art (2015-19). He has lived in Berlin since 2006.