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Nick Axel

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Nick Axel is an editor, architect, Theorist and critic based in Amsterdam. He’s Deputy Editor of e-flux Architecture and Head of the Architectural Design department at Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam.
With e-flux Architecture, he has edited projects such as Superhumanity, Positions, Urban Village, Accumulation, Refugee Heritage, History/Theory, Dimensions of Citizenship, Becoming Digital, and more. He is editor of the books Superhumanity: Design of the Self (University of Minnesota Press, 2018) and Superhumanity: Post-Labor, Psychopathology, Plasticity (Actar, 2018) with Beatriz Colomina, Nikolaus Hirsch, Anton Vidokle, and Mark Wigley, as well as Work, Body, Leisure (with Marina Otero Verzier, Hatje Cantz, 2018), and Permanent Temporariness (with Maria Nadotti, Art and Theory, 2018). He was previously Managing Editor of Volume (#44–49), Researcher at Forensic Architecture, and Resident at DAAR (Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency). Nick received an MA in Research Architecture from the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, London, with an investigation into the legal and spatial deregulation of hydraulic fracturing in the United States. Nick has led research workshops, design studios, and theory seminars at Strelka Institute, Design Academy Eindhoven, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, and The Bartlett.

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