Didier Fiúza Faustino, Mésarchitecture, Tomorrow’s shelter, étude, 2017 Courtesy Didier Faustino. Collection Frac Centre-Val de Loire
Didier Faustino graduated from the École d’architecture de Paris-Villemin in 1995 and went on to found the Laboratory of Architecture for Performance and Sabotage (LAPS) in 1996, followed by the multi-disciplinary studio Le Fauteuil vert in 1997 and the Bureau des Mesarchitectures together with Pascal Mazoyer in Paris in 2001 – the agency that he currently runs. He has been teaching at the AA School of Architecture in London since 2011, and was awarded the French Architecture Academy Dejean prize in 2010 for his body of work.
His architectural and visual work explores interactions linking the body in space through projects relating to habitats as well as videos, performance events, installations, design objects and conferences. He was involved in the EVENTO creation (Art Biennale at Bordeaux) of 2009 as chief commissioner, and the following year in 2010 he was granted a significant important personal exhibition at the Calouste- Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. More recently, he participated in the 12th International Art Biennale of Havana as well as the Chicago Biennale of 2015.
More information on FRAC Centre-Val de Loire’s website.