Rosario Talevi is an architect from Buenos Aires, Argentina, currently based in Berlin. Through her work on spatial, editorial and curatorial projects, she develops possibilities for collective involvement, emancipatory learning and social interaction as they relate to contemporary architecture and urbanism discourse.
Talevi has curated and programmed projects such as Urban School Ruhr â€“ a pedagogical experiment and a fictional institution investigating participatory and artistic practices in urban space, developed in collaboration with raumlabor, and MakeCity â€“ Berlinâ€™s first festival for architecture and urban alternatives. Prior to this, Talevi acted as associate editor on the book Make_Shift City, Renegotiating the Urban Commons published by Jovis Verlag. She is co-founder of The Institute of Placemaking and co-initiated Making Spaces a platform that explores the spaces of women in spatial practices today.
Most recently, she co-edited the book Explorations in Urban Practice published by dpr-Barcelona.
Talevi is a graduate of the public University in Buenos Aires and a DAAD scholar. She has been teaching regularly in Argentina and Germany since 2009 and currently holds a research associate position at the Institute of Architecture, TU Berlin.