Patrick Jaojoco

PhD Candidate, History and Theory of Architecture, Princeton SoA

MA, Curatorial Practice, School of Visual Arts

BA, New York University


Patrick Jaojoco is a Filipino American organizer and writer researching land use-based decolonization practices in solidarity with peoples’ struggles worldwide. Their writing has been published in exhibition catalogs as well as Artforum, the Brooklyn Rail, the Avery Review, and Companion Studies (


Before coming to the School of Architecture, Patrick was an organizer of the Decolonial Mapping Toolkit, a project that attempted to decolonize mapping processes by reframing colonial histories in public space, and has curated exhibitions and public programs throughout New York. From 2019–2021, Patrick was Director of Programs at FABnyc, and has assisted in organizing exhibitions at Storefront for Art and Architecture, Art in General, and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, among others. They were a 2020 AICA Art Writing Workshop participant and a member of NEW INC at the New Museum. They received a BA from New York University and MA in Curatorial Practice from the School of Visual Arts.