Inside SCI-Arc


03.30.09 | W. M. Keck Lecture Hall l 7pm
Steve and Theo Spyropoulos: Systemic Play

Minimaforms: was founded in 2002 by brothers Theodore Spyropoulos and Stephen Spyropoulos as an experimental architecture and design practice that explores projects that provoke and facilitate new means of communication.

Theodore is Co-Director of the Architectural Association Design Research Lab [DRL] (London). He is a visiting Research Fellow at MIT and curates the AA New Media Research initiative. He has taught in the graduate schools of the University of Pennsylvania and the Royal College of Art. He has studied at the AA, Bartlett School of Architecture and the New Jersey Institute of Technology graduating cum laude. He has previously worked for the offices of Peter Eisenman and Zaha Hadid Architects.

Stephen studied communication and interaction design at Central St. Martins in London and graphic design at Rutgers Mason Gross School of Arts. He has been the Design Director for Heavy, one of the web’s leading video companies as well as faculty member at Rutgers School of Art teaching interactive design. He has directed projects for clients such as Samsung Interactive, Matador Records, The Beggars Group, and XL Records.

Current work includes Memory Cloud commissioned by the ICA London and performed in Trafalgar Square, a mobile communication vehicle with Polish artist Krzysztof Wodicziko, a gateway pavilion structure for Brunel University, a video piece with Warp recording artist Mira Calix and a contemporary redesign of Archigram David Greene’s seminal Living Pod Project.

Recent Exhibitions include the ICA (London), Futura Gallery (Prague), Slovak National Gallery (Bratislava), Architecture Foundation (UK), Building Centre (London), Arco (Spain), Architectural Association (UK), UTS:Gallery (Sydney), Synathrosis (Thessalonica), Signum Foundation (Poland), ICA (Boston), and Mega-Structures - Reloaded (Berlin).