David Hutama was graduated from Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Indonesia and Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan. His publications are including “Studio Talk: Home” (Co-Editor), “Craftsmanship: Material Consciousness” (Co-writer), “Don Jads De Buk Bai Its Kafer” a monograph on Sonny Sutanto Architect’s firm (Writer and Editor), “Sunyata: The Poetics of the Emptiness” (Writer). Some of his articles are also published at KOMPAS, the largest newspaper in Indonesia. In 2014 and 2018, he was commissioned as co-curator of Pavilion Indonesia at the International Architecture Exhibition la Biennale de Venezia. Currently, he is part of an architectural pedagogy laboratory “Critical Context”, a platform he initiated in 2016 to discuss and experiment teaching methodology in architectural schools in Indonesia.
David Hutama is registered as a fellow researcher (2018-2020) at the KITLV, Leiden– The Netherlands and 4th-year PhD student at the Architectural Association, school of architecture – UK.
Naina Gupta is an architect and she has a B.Arch from Bangalore University in India and a M.Arch and a M.Phil from the Architectural Association, School of Architecture in London. She is a registered architect in India and has a decade of experience in total in architectural practices in Bangalore, Bombay, Singapore and Netherlands. In 2010, she participated in the research programme at Strelka in Moscow following which she worked between Strelka and OMA on a research project on the Russian Hinterland. Currently, along with studying a PhD at this school she is teaching a unit and some HTS at the Aarhus School of Architecture in Aarhus, in Denmark.