Irena Latek

2019 Program Artist

Irena Latek, M. Arch, Canadian architect and artist, is professor at the school of Architecture of l’Université de Montréal and director of the laboratory of research-creation « medialabAU ». Her research at the junction of architecture and the medias digital arts relates to the tradition of the conceptualization of architecture in its relationship to the city, the landscape and the territory conducted through work on drawings and images. The projects she has realised with the «medialabAU» team in video, or through interactive interfaces, take the form of installations questioning contemporary urbanities. Her work has been exhibited in Canada, Spain, Germany and France; notably she presented monographic exhibitions: Intervalles, Montreal, Cinémathèque québécoise, 2015-2016, Flux, Montreal, Centre d’Exposition, UdeM, 2015, Trans-porters Ecotopia –Utopia, Montréal, Centre d’Exposition, UdeM, 2009, Ubiquités publiques Desynchronized Public Spaces présenté, Montréal, SAT, 2005, Espaces mouvants Soft Public Spaces, Montréal, SAT, 2003 and Barcelona, Galerie Ras. 2004


Delineating a nation-state: A Conversation

Delineating a nation-state is a preview of the forthcoming issue 12 of Scapegoat: Architecture / Landscape / Political Economy, featuring: Roberto Damiani, Irena Latek, and Karyn Recollet, moderated by co-editors David Fortin and Adrian Blackwell. This conversation will examine the relationship between urban morphology and processes of settler colonialism, through the delineation of property in […]