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Iker Gil

About

Iker Gil is the founder of MAS Studio, Editor in Chief of the nonprofit MAS Context, and Executive Director of the SOM Foundation. Iker has edited or coedited several books including Radical Logic: On the Work of Ensamble Studio and Shanghai Transforming. He has curated multiple exhibitions including Nocturnal Landscapes, Poured Architecture: Sergio Prego on Miguel Fisac, and BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago, part of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial. He was Associate Curator of the US Pavilion for the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale and cocurator of Exhibit Columbus 2020–2021. He has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), and Escola da Cidade (São Paulo).

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Introduction

What Kind of Vigilante Are You?

Issue statement by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context

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Interview

Dialogues: Bart Crosby

Rick Valicenti and Iker Gil interview graphic designer and AIGA Medalist Bart Crosby

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Interview

Dialogues: Margaret McCurry

Iker Gil and Julie Michiels interview architect Margaret McCurry

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Interview

Dialogues: Robert L. Wesley

Iker Gil interviews architect Robert L. Wesley

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Interview

Dialogues: Dan Wheeler

Iker Gil interviews architect Dan Wheeler

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Interview

Mundo Mendo Goes to Seoul: The World of Luis Mendo on Display

Iker Gil interviews Luis Mendo about his exhibition Mundo Mendo

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Interview

Griot, Storytelling, and the Manipulation of History

Iker Gil interviews Germane Barnes

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Introduction

Welcoming a New Character

Issue statement by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context

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Essay

House of the Architect

Text by Iker Gil

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Diagram

Assemblages of Ordinary Life

Chronology by Office of Political Innovation with introductory text by Iker Gil

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Interview

The Super Roof Turns 50

Iker Gil and William Baker interview Rudolph Bergermann and Knut Göppert

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Interview

G. E. Kidder Smith Builds

Iker Gil interviews Neil Donnelly, Angelo Maggi, Andrea Nalesso, Michelangelo Sabatino, and Siiri Tännler

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Interview

On the Origins of High Water

Iker Gil and Mimi Zeiger interview Virginia Hanusik

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Interview

From the Mississippi Watershed

Iker Gil interviews David Schalliol

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Photo Essay

Eibar, the Factory City

Essay Luis Ulacia and photography by José Ronco with an introduction by Iker Gil

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Essay

John Moutoussamy at 100

Essay by Iker Gil

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Essay

This is not the Huarte House

Essay by Patxi Eguiluz and Carlos Copertone