Marina Otero Verzier is an architect trained in New York (Columbia University) Delft (TU) and Madrid (ESTAM), where she is completing her doctorate in architecture with a focus on geopolitics and contemporary cultures of circulation. In 2013, and as a Fulbright grantee, she graduated from Masters of Science in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture at Columbia University, receiving the Program Award. Her architectural and academic work has been awarded in different competitions including Europan and published in magazines such as Domus, Circo, and Arquitectura Viva. She has taught at ETSAM, Barnard College, and GSAPP, and has been invited as a guest critic at Harvard GSD and TU Delft, among other universities. Marina has worked as an architect in the Netherlands and Spain, and continues her independent practice between New York and Madrid, working as a freelance contributor for El País, and on curatorial projects such as Promiscuous Encounters and Ménage à Trois.