Discipline: Architecture – text

Mimi Zeiger

Discipline: Architecture – text
Region: Pasadena, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2024

Mimi Zeiger is a Los Angeles–based critic, editor, and curator. She was co-curator of the U.S. Pavilion for the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale and 2020-2021 Exhibit Columbus, and is a recipient of the 2022-23 National Arts and Entertainment Award for Art/Design Criticism.

Her writing appears in national and international publications, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Architectural Review, Aperture, ArtForum, and Metropolis. She is guest editor of the first edition of the Los Angeles Review of Architecture (LARA), a sister publication of the New York Review of Architecture. LARA launched in February 2024. Zeiger

While at MacDowell, Zeiger researched and wrote an essay on architecture, photography, and subjectivity entitled Buildings and Pictures, for a forthcoming book project.



Mimi Zeiger worked in the Mixter studio.

Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The lush forest has now grown…

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