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Malkit Shoshan

Malkit Shoshan is an Israeli architect and founder/director of the Amsterdam based architectural think tank FAST, the Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory.

Malkit Shoshan, (Haifa, 1976) is an Israeli architect. Shoshan is the founder and director of the Amsterdam based architectural think tank FAST, the Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory. Her work explores and highlights the relations between design, architecture, planning, politics and activism in Israel/Palestine, Georgia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, and the Netherlands. Shoshan is currently developing her Phd dissertation at the architecture faculty in the TU Delft. Her work, researches and maps, have been published and exhibited internationally in newspapers and in magazines such as Haaretz, Volume, Abitare, Monu, and venues such as the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Venice Art Biennale, the Rotterdam Biennale, mediamatic gallery, Amsterdam, Storefront, NYC, NAiM and more. Atlas of the Conflict is the result of 10 years of visualization of the Israeli-Palestinian territorial conflict into maps and diagrams. The first series of maps, like the fluctuation of borders, distribution of settlements, Jerusalem and more were exhibited already in 2002 at the Venice architecture Biennial. It was part of the Israeli pavilion, Border Disorder, which was curated by Zvi Efrat. Her last project, called ZOO, or the letter Z, just after zionism was presented in NAiM-BureauEuropa.  Shoshan is currently researcher in residence at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam.

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