Book for Architects is a dual-channel projection by Wolfgang Tillmans. It is located within the central pavilion at the Venice Biennale. The piece is tucked away down a dark hallway and diagonal from the entrance hall with a secondary entry located behind within the Elements of Architecture. It is easy to miss but well… Read More


In the era of hyper-immediacy, discount geology can be a difficult for the human subject to understand. Dreamlike and ancient landscapes exist as remnants of inconceivable time. Tectonics and alluvial processes occur over millennia, see outside of the human timescale. Leslie Shows’ strong attachment to geology finds its way into all of her works. Her… Read More


Semiotext(e) has a long history of bringing radical, more about sometimes marginal Francophone thinkers to an English-speaking audience. Utopie: Texts and Projects is a new anthology of writings, page projects, dosage and reproductions from the publication Utopie. The Paris-based publication ran between 1967 and 1978, during what was rapidly transformative period in the 20th Century.… Read More


Esther Choi and Marikka Trotter (Editors) Workbooks/MIT PRESS 2010 The recent anthology, salve Architecture at the Edge of Everything Else (AEEE), web edited by Esther Choi and Marikka Trotter explores the anxious state of architectural thought and practice. Choi and Trotter have compiled a notable list of thinkers and practitioners to interrogate the current moment… Read More


This presentation was put on by the SFMOMA at the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco, diagnosis this site as part of a “live art” series the museum is presenting about the forthcoming book by Rebecca Solnit; Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas. Solnit’s book is part geography, drugs part activism, part history; she and… Read More