Mingjia Chen

MCP, MArch

Mingjia Chen is a design worker interested in urban planning's historical complicity with community dispossession and stigmatization. They work with texts, audio recordings, and footage to transcribe lived experiences into symptomatic readings of curriculums, policies, and decisions that shape the city. They have worked with Canadian Centre for Architecture (Montreal), GSD Druker Design Gallery (Cambridge), Kirkland Gallery (Cambridge), and Or Gallery (Vancouver). They are pursuing their Master of Architecture and a Master in City Planning at MIT.