Contributor: Esther Anatolitis

Esther is a writer, facilitator and cultural commentator who has led many of Australia’s key arts organisations. Her many public roles span the artistic and the political to champion art, design and architecture with passion. Esther is the next Executive Director of NAVA.

David Gianotten: Activating Democracy

Traditionally, the architectural pavilion has offered a site for experimentation and the exploration of new ideas. On the eve of the launch of this year's OMA-designed MPavilion, Esther Anatolitis spoke to David Gianotten (Managing Partner-Architect and director of OMA Asia) about designing for democracy and buildings as infrastructures for public debate.