Philosopher and architect

Holding a Degree in Philosophy from the University of Barcelona and a Degree in Architecture from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), she specialised in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture at Columbia University in New York. 

She currently lectures in Theory of Architecture at the ETSAB [Barcelona School of Architecture]-UPC and is a member of the research group Arquitectura, Ciutat i Cultura [Architecture, City and Culture], with which she has published the book Espacios frágiles en la ciudad contemporánea [Fragile Spaces in the Contemporary City]. Her previous work includes curating for the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Venice Biennale and the MIAS Architects studio, having curated the latter’s most recent exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the DHUB [Design Museum of Barcelona Museum]. She has published several articles in magazines and books on film, architecture and philosophy in the United States, Mexico and Spain.

Articles by Marina Povedano

Llibre: Survey Barcelona. Una mirada fotogràfica sobre les transformacions de la ciutat, 2015-2023. Ajuntament de Barcelona, 2023.
‘Survey Barcelona’, a family album of the city

Valentín Roma, Adrià Goula and Susan Sontag all concur on the fact that photography needs objectives, but it is not objective. Survey Barcelona, a family album in which...

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