David Capener

David Capener

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David Capener is an architect, artist, educator, writer and curator. He recently designed and curated Entanglement the Irish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale and am co-editor and author of the recently published book Entanglement, Data in the Irish Landscape (2021).


As part of the Digital Studies Network, founded by philosopher Bernard Stiegler (1952-2020) he completed his Marie Currie funded PhD, The Production of Space in the Infrasomatic City. The thesis investigates to what extent our contemporary technological condition curtails the performance of the right to the city? It does so by investigating technologies of automated image production. The hypothesis of this thesis is that philosopher Henri Lefebvre’s The Production of Space (1991) remains a useful conceptual tool for understanding the production of space in our age of contemporary technics.

David has a proven record of high-quality research and teaching in architecture and other associated subjects. He is the co-editor and author of the recently published book Entanglement (2021). He has a chapter in the forthcoming book The Physical and the Digital City: Invisible Forces, Data and Manifestations (2023).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

External positions

Visiting Lecturer in Media Theory , Technological University Dublin

1 Feb 202228 Feb 2022

Dissertation Supervisor, Birmingham City University

1 Apr 20215 Sept 2022

Awards Assessor , Arts Council of Ireland

1 Jan 20205 May 2022


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