TAMAR SHAFRIR

Tamar Shafrir is a writer and curator based in Genoa, Italy. In 2013, she founded Space Caviar, a design research studio, with Joseph Grima. Their projects have been exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Victoria & Albert Museum (London, UK), the New Museum (New York, US), the Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, Design Miami\Basel, the Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein, DE), One Architecture Week (Plovdiv, BG), Art Encounters (Timisoara, RO), Bureau Europa (Maastricht, NL), and experimentadesign (Lisbon, PT). In 2014, the studio curated the cultural programme of Biennale Interieur, producing two exhibitions, an original film, a discussion series, and the essay book SQM: The Quantified Home, published by Lars Müller. They also organise Atelier Clerici, an annual collective exhibition during the Salone del Mobile in Milan, Italy. As a writer, Tamar's work has been published in Domus magazine, the 2012 Istanbul Design Biennial and BIO 50 exhibition catalogues, and the Gestalten books Printing Things, Kitchen Kulture, and Out of the Jar. She taught the inaugural year of the Design Curating & Writing master's course at the Design Academy Eindhoven and has lectured at Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design, the Iceland Academy of the Arts, the Architectural Association visiting school, the Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Politecnico di Milano, Domus Academy, and the Museum del Disseny de Barcelona.