Nick Axel

Nick Axel teaches at the Master Non Linear Narrative offered by the Graphic Design department of the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK).

Nick Axel is Deputy Editor of e-flux Architecture, where he has edited projects such as Superhumanity, Positions, Urban Village, Accumulation, Refugee Heritage, History/Theory, Dimensions of Citizenship, among others.

With Beatriz Colomina, Nikolaus Hirsch, Anton Vidokle, and Mark Wigley, he is editor of the books Superhumanity: Design of the Self (University of Minnesota Press, 2018) and Superhumanity: Post-Labor, Psychopathology, Plasticity (Actar, 2018).

Independently, Nick edited Work, Body, Leisure (with Marina Otero Verzier, Hatje Cantz, 2018), the book of the Dutch Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, and Permanent Temporariness (with Maria Nadotti, Art and Theory, 2018), the retrospective publication of the practice of Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Volume (#44–49), Researcher at Forensic Architecture, and Resident at DAAR (Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency).

Nick received an MA in Research Architecture from the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, London, with an investigation into the legal and spatial deregulation of hydraulic fracturing in the United States. Nick has taught at Strelka Institute, Design Academy Eindhoven, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK), Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, and The Bartlett.

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