Andres Kurg

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Andres Kurg is an architectural historian and researcher at the Institute of Art History of Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn. His research looks at architecture and design in Soviet Union in the late 1960s and 1970s in relation to technological transformations and changes in everyday life, as well as in its intersections with alternative art practices. He has published articles in Journal of Architecture, Interiors, A Prior Magazine, Kunstiteaduslikke Uurimusi – Studies on Art and Architecture and contributed to exhibition catalogues on post-Socialist urban transformations and spatial conflicts. Together with Mari Laanemets he has coedited and authored Environment, Projects, Concepts. Architects of the Tallinn School 1972–1985 (Estonian Museum of Architecture, 2008) and curated “Our Metamorphic Futures. Design, Technical Aesthetics and Experimental Architecture in the Soviet Union 1960-1980” in Vilnius National Gallery (2011-2012). [1]