Monthly Archives: April 2012

Puppets, Vanguardistas, and Guerillas

Whenever an Avant-Garde emerges as resistant it instantly becomes part of the status-quo. Curve begins with theory and institutional critique, curves into practice and critique, then practice and complicit. Spectrum from Service Architecture (in Practice) and Production of Culture (discipline

Puppets, Vanguardistas, and Guerillas

Whenever an Avant-Garde emerges as resistant it instantly becomes part of the status-quo. Curve begins with theory and institutional critique, curves into practice and critique, then practice and complicit. Spectrum from Service Architecture (in Practice) and Production of Culture (discipline

After the Orgy

Contemporary philosophers discuss the world in various urban locations in a documentary by Astra Taylor called Examined Life. In the film Cornel West, Peter Singer, Michael Hardt, Judith Butler, Avital Ronell, Kwame Anthony Appiah,  Martha Nussbaum, Slavoj Zizek, and Sunaura Taylor give their philosophical opinions on contemporary life. Walking through Central

After the Orgy

Contemporary philosophers discuss the world in various urban locations in a documentary by Astra Taylor called Examined Life. In the film Cornel West, Peter Singer, Michael Hardt, Judith Butler, Avital Ronell, Kwame Anthony Appiah,  Martha Nussbaum, Slavoj Zizek, and Sunaura Taylor give their philosophical opinions on contemporary life. Walking through Central

Behind the Affective Scene

The Ruins of Detroit, theres an emphasis on the very material qualities. Ziggurat and the Fisher Body Plant 21, creates the ziggurat out of found bricks. The timeless aesthetic is one thats been developed and culturally constructed in the last

Behind the Affective Scene

The Ruins of Detroit, theres an emphasis on the very material qualities. Ziggurat and the Fisher Body Plant 21, creates the ziggurat out of found bricks. The timeless aesthetic is one thats been developed and culturally constructed in the last

Toxicity

The finical crisis, hurricane Katrina, 9/11, all examples of contemporary scars or cutters of our era.  Architecture as a field is cratering as a profession and creating a catastrophe sensibility, new kinds of problem solving. Bernie Madoff scandal, how do

Toxicity

The finical crisis, hurricane Katrina, 9/11, all examples of contemporary scars or cutters of our era.  Architecture as a field is cratering as a profession and creating a catastrophe sensibility, new kinds of problem solving. Bernie Madoff scandal, how do