IoA Institute of Architecture

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Brian Boigon

Brian Boigon

December 5th, 2019, 7pm

University of Applied Arts Vienna,

Hörsaal 1

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Brian Boigon is a Design Theorist, Artist,  Art Director, Writer, Researcher & Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, & Design, University of Toronto.

His current research is in the hybrid field of Science Fiction, Locomotive (movement) Design and Quantum Physics. Trained as an Architect, Boigon has been involved with spatial productions since 1994 when he
launched the first tween-based virtual avatar town called Spillville (see WIRED https://www.wired.com/1994/12/boigon/ ).
His current research is focused on the invention of a quantum science fiction portal called The Interopera.
(https://www.christiecontemporary.com/boigon-images-1 ).
He is author of several books including: The Interopera Reader, We Have Impact and Speed Reading Tokyo. Boigon's work is in numerous collections and at the CCA (Canadian Centre for Architecture) archives. Boigon is currently working on his next iteration of The Interopera while teaching and directing the Inner Outer Space Lab (https://www.innerouterspacelab.org ) at the University of Toronto.
(https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/vbvw89/how-space-
based-design-will-keep-martians-and-moon-dwellers-sane
).

Brian is represented by Christie Contemporary Gallery in Toronto.