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Valle Medina


  • Biography

  • Valle Medina is co-founder of Pa.LaC.E (, a Basel-based group that explores spatial and temporal breadths of history and geography to conceive of environments and phenomena that are often cartographic, virtual and built. Valle was a former Geisendorf fellow at the ETH Zürich D-ARCH, where she graduated summa cum laude from the Chair of Computer Aided Architectural Design and she is a recent fellow of the Danish Arts Foundation.

    She is currently directing ADS12 ( at the Royal College of Arts, London and is a visiting professor at the Department of Architecture Theory and Philosophy of Technics (ATTP) at the Vienna University of Technology leading the studio “Dom Gross”. She has also lead a design project at ETH Zurich.

    She has been an art fellow at the Van Eyck Academie (Maastricht, NL), OMI (New York, US) and Bibliothek Andreas Zuest (Oberegg, CH) amongst others and is recipient of international prizes including the 50th Annual Central Glass Award (Tokyo, JP) and the Natian Cup (Suqian, CN). Her work has been shown at the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (ES), the Boston Centre for the Arts (US), Basis voor Actuele Kunst (NL), and Van Abbemuseum (NL).

    Pa.LaC.E's first major monograph—Paris Hermitage—was recently released with Cooperative Editions (New York).    

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