Adam Nathaniel Furman on identity and creativity in conversation with Justyna Green

 

Adam Nathaniel Furman is an artist and designer of Argentine, Japanese and Israeli heritage based in London.

He trained in Architecture and Fine Art, and has exhibited at the Design Museum, Sir John Soane's Museum, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Abet Museum, and the Architectural Association. In addition, he has lectured at RIBA, Harvard GSD, UC Berkeley, the Carnegie Museum of Art, Cardiff University, Innsbruck University, the Casa dell'Architettura Rome, and the Biennale Interieur.

In conversation with Justyna Green, Furman discusses his multicultural upbringing and its effects on his notions of identity. Furman’s views on design, aesthetics and the society derive from numerous cultures, traditions, and religions, resulting in an open mind and a wealth of informed viewpoints. A prolific architecture commentator and designer, Furman ends the episode with an insight into his current projects and how he translates the notion of objects telling stories into his practice.