2008-2010 Cycle : Master Jury
Homi K. Bhabha is the Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities in the Department of English, Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center, and Senior Advisor on the Humanities to the President and Provost at Harvard University. Professor Bhabha was born in India and educated at the University of Bombay and then at the University of Oxford. He is considered one of the most prominent and influential figures in the fields of postcolonial studies and cultural theory and his scholarly interests include cultural migration, globalization and human rights.
Okwui Enwezor is a curator, critic, and poet, and Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice President at the San Francisco Art Institute, Adjunct Curator at the International Center of Photography in New York, and Artistic Director of the Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla, Spain. He has been visiting professor in art history at the Universities of Pittsburgh, Columbia, Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), and Umea (Sweden), and was Artistic Director of Documenta 11 (Kassel, Germany, 1998-2002) and the 2nd Johannesburg Biennial (1996-1997).
Homa Farjadi is a principal of Farjadi Architects, London, and Professor in Practice of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Tehran University and the Architectural Association (AA) Graduate School of Architecture. Professor Farjadi taught at the AA as a Diploma School unit master (1980-87), at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (1989-1997), at Yale University where she held Eero Saarinen and Bishop Visiting Professorship Chairs, and at the University of Pennsylvania where she held the Bruce Graham Chair.
Glenn Lowry is an art historian from the United States and Director of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. Among the major exhibitions that have taken place during Mr. Lowry's tenure at MoMA are Richard Serra Sculpture: Forty Years (2007), Manet and the Execution of Maximilian (2007), Edvard Munch: The Modern Life of the Soul (2006), Pioneering Modern Painting: Cézanne and Pissarro 1865-1885 (2005), Matisse Picasso (2003), Mies in Berlin (2001), and Jackson Pollock (1998-1999).
An architect and educator, Mohsen Mostafavi is Dean of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design. He was formerly the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University, prior to which he served as the Chairman of the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London.
Farshid Moussavi is an architect and educator, and principal of Farshid Moussavi Architecture (FMA). She studied at University College London and the Harvard Graduate School of Design before co-founding Foreign Office Architects (FOA) in London. FMA is working on a range of international projects including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, USA; a residential complex in the La Défense financial district in Paris, France; and the Quran Museum in Tehran.
is a New York based practising architect who received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Carleton University and a Master of Architecture degree from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. In 1988, he co-founded Asymptote Architecture in New York City with partner Lise Anne Couture.
Modjtaba Sadria, an Iranian-born philosopher, is Professor at the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations-AKU, London. Professor Sadria holds doctorate degrees in philosophy from the University of Paris and in international relations from the University of Quebec at Montreal, and master's degrees in literature, in history, and in philosophy from the University of Paris. Professor Sadria is a specialist in cross-cultural relations and East Asian studies, and was Professor of Cross-Cultural Relations and East Asian Studies at Chuo University, Tokyo.
Billie Tsien is an American architect and artist trained in fine arts at Yale University (BFA, 1971) and in architecture at the University of California at Los Angeles (M.Arch, 1977). She has worked with Tod Williams since 1977 and they have been in partnership since 1986. She has taught at the Parsons School of Design, Yale University, Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, and the University of Texas at Austin.