Nomeda & Gediminas Urbonas are artists, educators, and co-founders of the Urbonas Studio, an interdisciplinary research practice that facilitates exchange amongst diverse nodes of knowledge production and artistic practice in pursuit of projects that transform civic spaces and collective imaginaries. Urbonas have exhibited internationally including the São Paulo, Berlin, Moscow, Lyon, Gwangju, Busan, Taipei Biennales, Folkestone Triennial, Manifesta and Documenta exhibitions, including a solo show at the Venice Biennale and MACBA in Barcelona. Their writing on artistic interventions was published in the books Devices for Action (MACBA Press, 2008), Villa Lituania (Sternberg, 2008), and Public Space? Lost and Found (MIT Press, 2017). Urbonas curated the Swamp School at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale 2018. Their book Swamps and the New Imagination: On the Future of Cohabitation in Art, Architecture and Philosophy is forthcoming in 2021 (Sternberg, MIT Press). Gediminas is Associate Professor and Nomeda is research affiliate at MIT.
Image: Nomeda & Gediminas Urbonas (photography by Berta Tilmantaite).