WELTRAUM 028/2024<br>Mika Cimolini

WELTRAUM 028/2024
Mika Cimolini

WELTRAUM 028: Mika Cimolini
25. 01. 2024

Mika Cimolini graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana and received her master’s degree from the Berlage Institute in the Netherlands with research focusing on implementing product design and marketing strategies into architectural organizations. During her studies she worked as a journalist at RTV Slovenia for the Studio City and for the internationally renown architectural office UN Studio in Amsterdam. Together with Igor Kebel, she co-founded Elastik, which was among others part of the internationally acclaimed travelling exhibition of contemporary Slovenian architecture 6IX:PACK. At the same time, she co-founded Hikikomori with Aron Boršo and Aljoša Rot that focuses on combining architecture with multimedia. She was the Head of Program Management of the Center for Creativity, the first national interdisciplinary platform for development of the creative industries in Slovenia, that operates within the Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She curated and co-produced several design, architecture and museum exhibitions. For example the exhibition on the 50th anniversary of the REX chair by Niko Kralj in the Modern Gallery and the exhibition on Housing non/policies, produced within the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS). With her involvement in the media she has drawn attention to the cultural dimension of the architectural discipline. She has been active within the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS) for many years, presently as Commissioner for Communications and Events. She lectured at various professional events and faculties, including at the Berlage Institute, TH Köln and the Faculty of Architecture Ljubljana..

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