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By Kirk Finkel - a digital artist with a focus on architecture and urban design. In 2011, Kirk co-founded the Hither Yon collective. Together, they were exhibited in Rome, Milan, Copenhagen and Berlin. From 2013-2017, he practiced as an architectural designer at Cooper Robertson in New York and taught as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University. In 2017, Kirk co-founded and led creative direction at Sndbox; a blockchain-centric design lab. Kirk opened his design practice untitled, xyz in 2020. Today, his work explores architecture and urbanism infused with the tenets and tools of emerging technology.


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Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design (MsAUD), Columbia University, GSAPP. 2014.
Bachelor of Architecture (BArch), Cornell University, AAP. 2011.


Guest Lecturer - Blockchain Urbanism: Exploring The Future of Decentralized Design Practice (link)
Columbia University, Urban Design Lecture Series. 2018.

Guest Speaker and Panelist - Blockchain Resiliency and Community Impact.
Resiliency Roundtable, The World Bank. 2017.

Guest Speaker - Cryptocurrency and Art.
Workshop at Con Artist Collective NYC, 2017. [with Sndbox]

Adjust Assistant Professor - The Urban Ecology Studio, FUTURE CITY DETROIT.
Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation. 2015.

Instructor - Sustainable Urbanization: New Designs for the Future City.
Columbia University, Urban Design Lab. 2014.


Crypto Renaissance - Exhibition on blockchain use-cases and creativity.
100 Bogart Gallery. 2018. Brooklyn, US [as Sndbox]

Steem Park - Community garden funded through cryptocurrency.
Herbert Von King Park. 2017. Brooklyn, US [as Sndbox]

NEST - Public art installation.
NYC DOT Arts Program. 2016. Staten Island, US.

techne - Exhibition on contemporary craft in art and architecture.
Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art. 2014. Copenhagen, DK [as Hither Yon]

Kulturpark - Public art installation and ideas competition.
Spreepark in Plänterwald. 2012. Berlin, DE [as Hither Yon]

No Illusion - Art exhibition.
Kreuzberg Pavillon. 2012. Kassel, DE [as Hither Yon]

Id, Ego, Superego - Mural installation and exhibition.
Traffic Konzept + Film. 2012. Berlin, DE [as Hither Yon]

FRAME Work - Art exhibition.
Grimmuseum. 2011. Berlin, DE [as Hither Yon]

The Hither Yon Collective - Mural installation and exhibition.
Curated by Carlotta Testori. 2011. Milano, IT [as Hither Yon]


select works | 2020

a selection of recent works by untitled, xyz

Baoli


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Meta Module Volume 10


Crimson
Scaffold


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Cut to Fill


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Room
& Pillar


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Body of Ore


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Nowhere
Stairs


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Emerald
City


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Lattice
of Amber


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Ziggurat


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A Machine
For Living


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Meta Module Volume 1