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EDUARDO KAIRUZ

Lecturer

Eduardo Kairuz is an architect and artist based in Melbourne.

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His intentionally diffuse practice investigates notions of crisis, conflict and dislocation present in hierarchical structures of the built and visual environments, focusing on the opportunities that emerge for contemporary visual and spatial research. His work has been exhibited in Australia, Asia, Europe, the United States and South America, and is included in public and private collections around the world, such as the Museum of Contemporary Arts Caracas. Recent group exhibitions include Witness at Linden Center for Contemporary Art (Melbourne, 2014), the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space (2011) and the Gwangju Design Biennale (2011). Solo exhibitions include Dismantled at Centro Cultural Chacao (Caracas, 2014) and Variations at The Substation (Melbourne, 2012). His texts have been published in AD: Post-traumatic Urbanism (2010) and Trans: In Ordnung (2012). He holds a Master of Fine Arts from Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney and is a PhD candidate at RMIT University. In his role as Lecturer at Monash Art Design & Architecture, he teaches Architectural Design, Interdisciplinary Practice and coordinates the Architecture Foundation Design Studio.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz: Dismantled
2016

With texts by Costanza De Rogatis, Eduardo Kairuz, Sandra Kaji-O’Grady, Karina Sainz Borgo and Sam Spurr.
Published by URO Publications, 2016. Design by John Warwicker, tomato.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Untitled (Two Powers)
2014

Two-channel video installation, black & white, silent, continuous loop.
Exhibited in Expanded Architecture 2014: Temporal Formal at Seidler City, curated by Dr Claudia Perren and Dr Sarah Breen Lovett. Capita Centre, Sydney.
Published in the Bauhaus Edition #47: Expanded Architecture — Temporal Spatial Practices. Baunach: Spurbuchverlag/AADR, 2016.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Untitled (Specimen #1)
2014

Mixed media, variable dimensions.
Exhibited in Witness, curated by Dr Kit Wise. Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Double Standards
2012

Two-channel video installation, colour, silent, 11’ 59”, variable dimensions.
Exhibited in Variations, curated by Costanza De Rogatis, The Substation, Melbourne, 2012.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Urtext
2012

Eight-channel video installation, colour, sound, 3’ 57”, variable dimensions.
Exhibited in Variations, curated by Costanza De Rogatis, The Substation, Melbourne, 2012.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Incremental
2012

32-channel video installation, colour, sound, 6’ 20”, variable dimensions.
Exhibited in Dismantled, curated by Costanza De Rogatis, La Caja Space for Visual Research, Caracas, 2014.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Equilateral
2011

Three-channel video installation, colour, sound, 2’ 51”, variable dimensions.
Exhibited in Dismantled, curated by Costanza De Rogatis, La Caja Space for Visual Research, Caracas, 2014.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Cadence
2012

Three-channel video installation, black & white, sound, 6’ 00”, variable dimensions.
Exhibited in Variations, curated by Costanza De Rogatis, The Substation, Melbourne, 2012.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Delirium (Studies in Inebriation #2, Wilhelm)
2013

Two-channel video installation, colour, silent, 5’ 03”, variable dimensions.
Exhibited in In Transition, curated by Sergio Hernández, Ambush Gallery, Sydney, 2013.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Delirium (Studies in Inebriation #1, Maria)
2013

Seven-channel video installation, black & white, silent, 2’ 01”, variable dimensions.
Exhibited in In Transition, curated by Sergio Hernández, Ambush Gallery, Sydney, 2013.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Untitled (Triumvirate)
2013

Three-channel video installation, black & white, sound, 7’ 25”, variable dimensions.
Exhibited in In Transition, curated by Sergio Hernández, Ambush Gallery, Sydney, 2013.

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Caracas Metropolitan Park Competition
2012

Eduardo Kairuz with Angela Capasso, Ana Lasala, Isabel Lasala & Gerardo Rojas

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
'El Sistema' Concert Hall Complex Competition
2010

Eduardo Kairuz with Ana Lasala & Isabel Lasala

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Metro de Caracas/Line 5: Subway Station Prototype
2007

Eduardo Kairuz with Héctor Giménez

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Caracas City Lifter
2003

Eduardo Kairuz with Alfredo Brillembourg, Paola Hormazábal, Hubert Klumpner, Mateo Pintó, Matías Pintó, Gerardo Rojas & Pablo Souto

digital print, 240 x 160 cm

Exhibited in A Room with a View: 1st International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, group show curated by Francine Houben and presented at Las Palmas/Pakhuismeesteren (Rotterdam, Netherlands) between 7 May and 7 July 2003

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Out of Order
2011

Performance script and staging
Performer: Oriana Romero
Photography: Jack Dunbar & Tosh van Veenendaal

Exhibited in How to be a Good Witness and Networks of Surrender, group shows curated by N (David Burns, Samantha Spurr and Adrian Lahoud) that were part of the 12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space, presented at the Prague National Gallery (Prague, Czech Republic) between June 16 and June 26 2011, and the 4th Gwangju Design Biennale, presented at the Gwangju Museum of Art (Gwangju, South Korea) between 2 September and 23 October 2011

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Überich
2006

ten-channel audio installation, white corrugated card boxes, extension leads, portable stereos, dimensions variable

As exhibited in Balance out of Balance: 9th Salon CANTV of Young Artists, group show curated by Guillermo Barrios and presented at Sala Corp Group (Caracas, Venezuela) between 22 June and 16 July 2006

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Supermachine (Central Split/North Elevation)
2006

dingle-channel video installation, colour, silent, 3'05", dimensions variable

As exhibited in Parallel Visions: Young Art from Venezuela, group show curated by Indira Aguilera and presented at Museo Alejandro Otero (Caracas, Venezuela) between 19 August and 22 September 2007

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Supermachine (Street Vendor Trolley/Fast Forward)
2006

single-channel video installation, colour, silent, 3'43", dimensions variable

As exhibited in Peddlers: The New Spaces of Informality, group show curated by Daniel Ramírez and presented at Museo del Oeste Jabobo Borges (Caracas, Venezuela) between 28 May and 16 July 2006

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
A Better World
2005

two-channel audio installation, vintage loudspeakers, street vendor trolley, car stereo, rearview mirror, styrofoam, hooked elastic cords, dimensions variable

As exhibited in Towers of Caracas: Silenced Modernity, group show curated by Ruth Auerbach and presented at Sala Mendoza (Caracas, Venezuela) between 11 September and 16 October 2005

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz with Mateo Pintó & Ricardo Sanz, Untitled Typologies (Interior)
2004

site specific installation, cardboard tube segments, rubber grommets, dimensions variable

As exhibited in Space Mutations, group show curated by Rolando Carmona and presented at Museo del Estado Miranda (Los Teques, Venezuela) between 11 September and 16 November 2004

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Failure
2003

two-channel video installation, black & white, silent, 12'25", dimensions variable

As exhibited in In Real Time: VI Salon Pirelli of Young Artists, group show curated by Luis Ángel Duque and presented at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber (Caracas, Venezuela) between 27 November 2003 and 11 April 2004

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer
Caracas Case: Informal Urban Culture
2003

Eduardo Kairuz and Matías Pintó
Curated exhibition

Exhibition that was part of Caracas Case: And the Culture of the Informal City, a project by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes and U-TT (Urban-Think Tank), presented at Sala Mendoza (Caracas, Venezuela) between 17 August and 14 September 2003

Eduardo Kairuz, Lecturer

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