Iara Pimenta is an architect and researcher interested in forms of architectural communication and the role of institutional platforms in fostering dialogue amongst groups with different backgrounds and perspectives. At Storefront for Art and Architecture, Iara works as a Curatorial Fellow, supporting special projects and initiatives and developing plans and editorial content for major areas of Storefront’s special programming, including the ongoing global Letters to the Mayorexhibition series (a part of a larger project called Architecture Conflicts).


Iara holds a professional degree in Architecture and Urbanism from the University of São Paulo and a Master of Science in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture (CCCP) from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP).