The Funambulist
Anthropocosmogonic Vastupurushamanism

I am very happy today to present a new episode of the second series of Funambulist Papers dedicated to the question of the body. This series will be running until the...

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Funambulism, Utopias, Backyards, Open Stacks, Architectures of In/security, Sonic Landscapes, Apian Semantics, Meta-Virtual Solipsism, Transcendent Delusions, Fibrous Assemblages, Circuses, Old Media, Pet Architecture, Persian Folds, DIY Biopolitics, and MORE (Eileen Joy describing...

The Funambulist Papers Volume 1 - Edited by Leopold Lambert

Cover of The Funambulist Papers Volume 1. (Artwork by Seher Shah) I apologize for the sporadic frequency of my last articles, but as you will partially understand in the coming days...

Former American Embassy of Karachi by Richard Neutra & Robert Alexander It happens rather often that architecture offices have to hold on their documents and drawings for a while as the...

Juggling on the Berlin Wall / Photograph by Yann Forget It has now been three months that I have the chance to write a monthly carte blanche column in Swiss architectural...

Last week, an interesting architectural debate occurred on Ethel Baraona Pohl‘s facebook about an award-winning project that proposed a hypothetical architectural project to relocate the population of the largest slum in...

Yesterday I was having an epistolary exchange with my friend, Philippe Theophanidis about a few notions that are examined in his forthcoming text for the Funambulist Papers series. In his text,...

The fourth volume of The Funambulist Pamphlets that gathers and edits past articles of the blog about Legal Theory, is now officially published by Punctum Books in collaboration with the Center for Transformative Media at Parsons The...

Winning entry of the New State Danish Prison by C. F. Møller Architects (2010) Thanks to my friends Mariabruna and Fosco (Microcities/Socks), I got to learn that the French department of...

Extracted from the Comic-strip Gaston Lagaffe by André Franquin After having shared my experience of what a hypochondriac body might really be (see past article), I am now looking at another...

Power of the Lines – Lines of Power /// text originally written in French for the 2012 issue of the journal of  ETH Zurich,  Trans entitled Stance (thank you to Stéphanie...

Henri Bergson in his office / Jean-Paul Sartre at the Café Flore First of all, I would like to apologize for persistently using Western philosophy and more specifically French one (Deleuze,...

Despite what the title indicates, I have not been convinced by the National Riffles Association’s arguments against any forms of legislation to control the commerce of guns in the United States....

The third volume of The Funambulist Pamphlets that gathers and edits past articles of the blog about Deleuze, is now officially published by Punctum Books in collaboration with the Center for...

Portugal magazine Arqa recently published its last issue about the notion of “New Collectives”. Part of this issue is composed of a series of interviews asking the same three questions to...

On the Notion of Failure /// (originally published on Failed Architecture. Thank you to Mark Minkjan for asking me to write this article) First scene: A bureaucrat is sitting in a...

It has been a while now that I am accumulating articles that address the philosophical or/and political dimension of the human (and sometimes non-human) body. I decided therefore to add one...

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Diagram by Christine Schläpfer With this fortieth guest writer essay, written by my friend Andri Gerber, I am happy to start a second series of these invited texts. The first one...

The second volume of The Funambulist Pamphlets that gathers past articles of the blog, is now officially published by Punctum Books in collaboration with the Center for Transformative Media at Parsons...

Chronophotography of dancer Ami Shulman walking, (Montreal 2009) by Joseph Butch Rovan I have not mentioned the work of Henri Bergson very often in the past. I actually can remember of...

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