Studio KINC (a collaborative architecture group consisting of Igor Siddiqui with Kory Bieg, Nerea Feliz, and Clay Odom), was selected as one of 12 finalists for the Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2022 Installation Competition. The outcomes of the final round will be announced by the TAB 2022 team in late September. For more infomation, see the official announcement as well as coverage in Archinect.
This spring, Igor participated in reviews of student work throughout North America, including Master of Architecture option studios at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Master of Architecture thesis reviews at the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the first-year architecture studio at Washington University in St. Louis Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, and an advanced studio at the University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning.
Igor's interview with the German artist Claudia Wieser is published in Claudia Wieser: Generations (University of Chicago Press, 2021). The publication highlights her first solo exhibition in the United States held at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and the Smart Museum of Art. Alongside images of her work, it features essays by curators Rachel Adams and Jennifer Carty and three interviews conducted by Maggie Taft, Igor Siddiqui, and Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy.
Texas Architect magazine published an article about 45 Library, a project that he initiated with Andy Campbell, Juliette Cezzar, and Brendan Griffiths, featuring the work of growing group of artists, designers, and architects on the subject of the presidential library. See the press page for more information.
Igor received a Faculty Research Assignment by The University of Texas at Austin to research the work of the French architect Claude Parent. This work is a part of an ongoing book project, initiated n 2016, on oblique interiors. He will spend the spring semester in France, working in the archives of Bibliothèque Kandinsky at the Pompidou Center in Paris, the collections of FRAC Centre in Orléans, as well as completing fieldwork and site visits to Parent's built work.