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Archive for May, 2012

 

Eyal Weizman on Humanitarian Violence at the LRBookshop

Eyal Weizman on Humanitarian Violence Tuesday 29 May at 7.00 p.m.at the London Review Bookshop How is it that military and political intervention came to acquire a new “humanitarian” acceptability and legality in recent years? In his new book, The Least of all Possible Evils: Humanitarian Violence from Arendt to Gaza, Eyal Weizman explores the […]

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Posted in NEWS & FEEDS

 

Teddy Cruz: Where is our collective imagination?

THE POLITICAL EQUATOR: BORDER PRACTICES FROM TIJUANA TO BEIRUT Guest architect Teddy Cruz on the question “Where is our collective imagination?” Moderator/ respondent Adrian Lahoud Ian Guillard Theatre, Whitehead Building, Thursday, May 31 2012 5-7pm   PHD ROUNDTABLE SEMINAR JUNE 1-2 2012 LONDON AM: Friday, June 1 2012, 11-1pm Teddy Cruz Teddy Cruz was born […]

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

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Culture Now: Eyal Weizman

http://www.ica.org.uk/33267/Talks/Culture-Now-Eyal-Weizman.html 11 May 2012 £5 / Free to ICA Members Join architect, scholar and curator Eyal Weizman for this lunchtime talk in which he discusses his approach to politics and philosophy. A key figure within the study of contemporary humanism and architecture, Weizman’s most recent book, The Least of all Posssible Evils (Verso 2011) investigates […]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

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Lindsay Bremner: FILTER_FUNNEL

Filter_Funnel is a sample of FOLDED OCEAN, an on-going experimental research project into the organizational and spatial logics of the Indian Ocean world, a fluid, anti-geographical space where many transnational systems, practices and imaginaries intersect. It is about Lamu, a former slave trading city, Islamic seaport and world heritage site on the northern coast of […]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Posted in LECTURES & TALKS, UP-COMING

 

Adrian Lahoud: Complex Scale

Complex Scale: Within architecture the idea of scale has a relatively stable meaning typically referring to size, proportion or some form of spatial regularity. This is contrast to the vigorous reconceptualisation of scale taking place in geographical disciplines, where for the last 30 years scale became one its most contested terms. This seminar will introduce […]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

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Owen Hatherley: The Tower has been Bolshevised

There are few exemplars of capitalist modernity more loaded with atavistic symbolism than the skyscraper. These Taylorised Towers of Babel have continued to mark the skylines of 21st century cities, often with the original functional, pecuniary or utilitarian justifications through zoning codes and land values disappearing, in the form of the deliberately wasteful likes of […]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Posted in LECTURES & TALKS, UP-COMING