pneumastudio / Cathryn Dwyre-Perry
Chris Perry

Cathryn Dwyre-Perry is Adjunct Associate Professor at Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture. She received a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in philosophy and geology from Colgate University. Cathryn previously served as managing editor of ViaBooks and its volume Dirt (MIT Press). She is a member of the Board of Directors of Basilica Arts, a non-profit multidisciplinary arts and creative community advocacy organization in Hudson, NY.

Chris Perry is Associate Professor and Associate Dean at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s School of Architecture. He received a Master of Architecture from Columbia University, for which he also received an Honor Award for Excellence in Design, and a B.A. in philosophy from Colgate University. He is a recipient of the Architectural League of New York’s Young Architects Award and co-guest editor of Collective Intelligence in Design (Wiley-Academy).

Cathryn and Chris are co-principals of the experimental art, design and curatorial practice pneumastudio, the art and design work of which has been exhibited at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, the Design Museum of Barcelona, and NYU. Publishers that have featured pneumastudio’s art and design work include Routledge, Actar, Prestel, and Wiley-Academy.

Cathryn and Chris are co-recipients of the MacDowell Fellowship, co-editors of a special issue of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art (MIT Press), co-curators of the exhibition Ambiguous Territory: Architecture, Landscape, and the Postnatural, and co-editors of a book by the same name featuring work from the exhibition and content from its affiliated symposium (Actar).


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