nick.axel@gmail.com


Current:
Volume Magazine
Forensic Architecture
Strelka Institute

Recent:
DAE
KABK
FOAM
Bauhaus Universität-Weimar
DAAR
Centre for Research Architecture
dpr-barcelona


2016
May 27: Volume #48: The Research Turn launch @ Rietveld Pavilion, Giardini di Castello. Publication edited and features editorial 'Research Horizons', as well as interviews with Lex ter Braak, Beatriz Colomina, Reinier de Graaf, DUS Architects, Adrian Lahoud, John Palmesino, Stephan Petermann, Irit Rogoff, Territorial Agency, UNStudio, Eyal Weizman, Jan Peter Wingender. Also features BLUE insert by Malkit Shoshan, edited.
May 25: P.O.P. [Published on Paper] roundtable @ IUAV.
April 26 - 30: IdeasCity Detroit fellow.
April 25: The future of public transport pubished by Design Academy Eindhoven. Publication edited and features essay 'The crystal ball'.
April 22: Lecture @ ArtEZ Graphic Design.
April 18: 'Instituting the Contemporary' public editorial meeting respondent @ BAK, basis voor actuele kunst.
April 06 - 10: LafargeHolcim Forum Detroit participant.
March 23: Volume #47: The System* released. Publication edited and features project 'Global Security Pipeline', as well as interviews with Jan Jongert and Thomas Rau.
March 21: 'Cloud Urbanism' essay published on ArchDaily and volumeproject.org.
March 18: 'Gaza inédite' conference presentation on behalf of Forensic Architecture @ Institut du Monde Arabe.
March 02: 'Budget Dreams' jury member, KABK Graphic Design.
January 11 - March 16: 'The future of public transport' masters project seminar @ Design Academy Eindhoven, with the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. Tutor in Design Curating & Writing, with Rianne Makkink (Social Design) and Jan Koning (Contextual Design).

2015
December 15: Volume #46: Shelter launched with 'Definition Series: Shelter, not Shelter' event @ Storefront for Art and Architecture, with Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco, Vere van Gool, Lydia Kallipoliti, Ryan John King, Sean Monahan. Publication edited and features editorial 'Shelter is a Verb', with Arjen Oosterman, as well as an interview with Dick van Gameren.
December 09 - March 04: KABK Graphic Design undergraduate thesis tutor.
October 23 - December 13: 'The Gaza Transcripts' exhibited as a part of the Centre for Documentary Architecture at Bauhaus Essentials 2015, Other Music Academy, Weimar.
October 27: 'Grounding Deregulatin' Skype lecture @ Strelka Institute as part of the 'Hybrid Urbanism' research module by METASITU.
October 03: 'The Art of Economy' symposium, with Nick Land, Mohammad Salemy, Troy Conrad Therrien, Kristoffer Josefsson, Dan Taeyoung, Manuel Shvartzberg, Jake Hamilton, Laura Lotti, Marina Otero. Chicago Architecture Biennial Partner Event.
October 02 - 04: 'Tropical Mining Station' installation @ Future Firm, with Ryan John King and Ekaterina Zavyalova (FOAM). Chicago Architecture Biennial Partner Event.
September 23: Volume #45: Learning released. Publicaiton edited and features essay 'Schools of Knocks', with Leonardo Dellanoce, as well as an interview with Ben Schouten. Also features Radical Pedagogies insert by Beatriz Colomina and Evangelos Kotsioris, edited.
August 01: 'Black Friday' report released by Forensic Architecture and Amnesty International. Project researcher, coordinator, web editor and interactive designer.
July 12: Centre for Documentary Architecture awarded the GRAFE-Kreativpreis 2015, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.
July 09 - 12: 'The Gaza Transcripts' exhibited as a part of the Centre for Documentary Architecture at summaery 2015, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.
July 03: Volume #44: On Display released. Publication edited. Features 1:1 insert by Dirk van de Heuvel, edited, with Arjen Oosterman.
May 25: 'Urban Planning for Murder' by Aristide Antonas published by DPR-Barcelona.
April 09 - July 12: 'Documentary Architecture. War and Media' masters project module @ Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, with Ines Weizman. Guest lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

2014
December 10: 'Nakba Day Killings' report released by Forensic Architecture on behalf of Defense for Children International Palestine. Project coordinator & researcher.
November 28: 'Grounding Deregulation' lecture @ Campus in Camps, Al Feneiq Center, Dheisheh Refugee Camp.
November 01 - January 31: Winter residency @ DAAR (Decolonizing Art Architecture Residency), Beit Sahour.
October 27 - 31: Guest tutor in 'The Tribunal for Uncertain Objects' master class by Susan Schuppli @ KABK Graphic Design.
October 13: 'Framing Agency' published in Volume #41: How to Build a Nation.
October 10: 'Grounding Deregulation' lecture as a part of 'Architecture/Image/Activism' symposium @ The Bartlett, UCL.
September 04: 'Stakes, Grounds and Bounds: Archaeologies of a Deregulated Present' dissertation submitted for the completion of an MA in Research Architecture (with distinction), Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London.
June 19 - 25: 'Grounding Deregulation' exhibited @ re-cognitions, Centre for Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London.