THE LIGHT PAVIlion
Lebbeus Woods and Christoph a. Kumpusch
Christoph a. Kumpusch and his office Forward slash / ARCHITEKTUR were selected from twelve finalists in an international competition to design and build the Performa Hub for Performa 15, located at 393 Broadway in Manhattan. The jury for the project included Roselee Goldberg, the Founding Director and Curator of Performa; Steven Holl, the founder of Steven Holl Architects; Amale Andraos, Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate Schoolof Architecture, Planning and Preservation and Principal of WORKac; Naarn Andrews, Board of Directors of Performa; Eva Franch i Gilabert, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture; Bjarke lngels, founder of BIG; Dakota Jackson, founder of Dakota Jackson; and Charles Renfro, Partner at Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
The Hub is the home of the Performa Institute, a platform for the research and educational components of the biennial, induding master classes, panel discussions, and talks, and serves as a laboratory for artist experiments and residencies.
Performa 15 will take place November 1 – 22, 2015 at various locations across New York City. More information can be found at performa15hub.org