Ivan L. Munuera is a New York-based scholar, critic, and curator working at the intersection of culture, technology, politics, and bodily practices in the modern period and on the global stage.
His research has been generously sponsored by PIIRS (Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies) and the CCA (Canadian Centre for Architecture). In 2020, he was awarded the Harold W. Dodds Fellowship at Princeton University. This fellowship recognizes scholars displaying the highest academic excellence and professional promise.
He has presented his work at various academic forums, such as the Association for Art History, Cornell AAP, Princeton University, Columbia GSAPP, the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, Cooper Union, University of Virginia, Sussex University, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Manchester University, and UTS Sydney, among others.
His work has been published in Log, Perspecta, Thresholds, e-flux, The Architect’s Newspaper, and El País, among others. He has curated exhibitions at Museo Reina Sofía (The Schizos, 2009), Ludwig Museum (ACAX Residency, 2010), and CA2M (Pop Politics, 2012-2013); and developed a series of projects, including The Restroom Pavilion / Your Restroom is a Battleground (Venice Architecture Biennale, 2021), Grounded Bodies, Flying Plasma (Shanghai Art Biennale, 2021), Bauhauswelle *(Floating University Berlin, 2018) and *Chromanoids (Istanbul Design Biennale, 2016; Seoul Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism, 2017).