Jorge Otero-Pailos is a New York based architect, artist, and theorist specialized in experimental forms of preservation. He is tenured Associate Professor of Historic Preservation at Columbia University’s GSAPP. he is the Founder and Editor of the journal Future Anterior. His artworks have been exhibited in international shows such as the Venice Art Biennial, and are in the collections of major museums and foundations. His works and writings have been published in international publications such as Art in America, Artforum, Architectural Record, Abitare, Volume, and others. His work rethinks preservation as a powerful countercultural practice that creates alternative futures for our world heritage.