Monthly Archives: March 2012

Trance-Formations

Architecture today is about losing yourself, its about phenomenology. Back to the modernists search for the sublime but rather than doing it through nature, using technology.  Architects are young their contrary old tools dealing with space in order to cultivate

Trance-Formations

Architecture today is about losing yourself, its about phenomenology. Back to the modernists search for the sublime but rather than doing it through nature, using technology.  Architects are young their contrary old tools dealing with space in order to cultivate

Phenomenology & Its Afterglow

Return in the Art wold to the emotive. Premise of lecture: the modernist pursuit of phenomenology is based around nature, tectonics and space (proportions, light, color). There has been a shift in the contemporary to bio-mimicry, patterning and atmospheres.  Artificially

Phenomenology & Its Afterglow

Return in the Art wold to the emotive. Premise of lecture: the modernist pursuit of phenomenology is based around nature, tectonics and space (proportions, light, color). There has been a shift in the contemporary to bio-mimicry, patterning and atmospheres.  Artificially

Explicit Air

Terror from the Air, “The defining moment of modernity is our awareness of the environment” Mustard Gas Attacks, attack the environment of the person instead of the person.  Applies to a larger perceptual shift over the century.  Related to on

Explicit Air

Terror from the Air, “The defining moment of modernity is our awareness of the environment” Mustard Gas Attacks, attack the environment of the person instead of the person.  Applies to a larger perceptual shift over the century.  Related to on

Climate Control

The first AC Unit was trying to standardize moisture to control paper size.  Reyner Banham called Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin building the first Air controlled room.  Mechanical Systems repressed in the expression of the building.  Large vertical stacks at each

Climate Control

The first AC Unit was trying to standardize moisture to control paper size.  Reyner Banham called Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin building the first Air controlled room.  Mechanical Systems repressed in the expression of the building.  Large vertical stacks at each

Landscapes of the Unseen

Robert Smithson’s “tour of Passaic” is comment about the post industrial banal. We think of the photograph as a straight representation from the real world, mechancical, rather than paintings, sculture etc. “Terrain Vague” emptiness or removal of occupation.  Places foreign

Landscapes of the Unseen

Robert Smithson’s “tour of Passaic” is comment about the post industrial banal. We think of the photograph as a straight representation from the real world, mechancical, rather than paintings, sculture etc. “Terrain Vague” emptiness or removal of occupation.  Places foreign

Seems Full of Holes

“A thing is a hole in a Thing it is not”-Smithson. AS the system proliferates it produces holes and lapses in the logic.  Concrete surface with some kind of pitting process. Something other perpetuates itself. Gordon Matta Clark’s Splitting.  Pleasure in

Seems Full of Holes

“A thing is a hole in a Thing it is not”-Smithson. AS the system proliferates it produces holes and lapses in the logic.  Concrete surface with some kind of pitting process. Something other perpetuates itself. Gordon Matta Clark’s Splitting.  Pleasure in

Across the Universe

Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite in Across the Universe

Across the Universe

Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite in Across the Universe