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Mahatma Gandhi and Subhash Chandra Bose (wearing a Gandhi cap) in 1938 Thanks to Mimi Thi Nguyen, I got to read Clothing Matters: Dress and Identity in India (University of Chicago...

Marianne-Wex--Let's-Take-Back-Our-Space-16

Excerpt of the book “Let’s Take Back our Space”: ‘Female’ and ‘Male’ Body Language as a Result of Patriarchal Structures by Marianne Wex (Frauenliteraturverlag Hermine Fees, 1979). Regular readers of the...

Hana Tajima

Hana Tajima, a designer that creates apparels that include hijab for some of them, and not for some others (courtesy of the artist) In 2004, the French government presided by Jacques...

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Royal Air Force Nimrod XV230 named after the biblical character of Nimrod The forty-sixth Funambulist Papers comes from one of the most important current thinkers in political geography: Stuart Elden who...

Young Vietnamese American soldier deployed in Iraq for the U.S. Army posing with the American flag and the South Vietnam flag (read the article for details) I am happy to open...

Race and the Education of Desire (Duke University Press, 1995) by Ann Laura Stoler constitutes an articulation of Michel Foucault‘s 1976-1984 History of Sexuality with the knowledge gathered by post-colonial studies....

The seventh volume of The Funambulist Pamphlets that gathers and edits past articles (as well as additional illustrations) of the blog about what I came to call “Cruel Designs,” is now officially published...

The new issue of MAS Context dedicated to Narratives used by graphic novels and comics to question architecture is guest edited by architectural scholar Koldo Lus Arana and architect-cartoonist Klaus. In...

The sixth volume of The Funambulist Pamphlets that gathers and edits past articles (as well as additional photographs) of the blog about Palestine, is now officially published by Punctum Books in collaboration with the Center for...

As announced in the previous article about the “thanatopolitics of death penalty,” I will propose a review of the book Les corps vils : Expérimenter sur les êtres humains aux XVIIIe et...

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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...

The fifth volume of The Funambulist Pamphlets that gathers and edits past articles (as well as additional photographs) of the blog about Occupy Wall Street, is now officially published by Punctum Books in collaboration with...

Still of the video What the Drone Saw by artist Omer Fast, a former U.S. Army drone operator / Source: The Guardian This article is the first one but very unlikely...

Kinkaku-Ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion) / 25th year of the Shōwa Era (1950) Beauty sometimes reaches level of intensity that can lead to pure pathology. The Jerusalem syndrome, for example, is...

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...

J.H. Griffin under the heat lamps / Photograph by Don Rutledge (1959) Sometimes, books find you more than the opposite. This was the case for Black Like Me (1961), a book...

La Fabrique is a bold publishing house with an impressive productive rate. After having successively evoked Maintenant il faut des armes (Now We Need Weapons) by Auguste Blanqui, L’Insurrection qui vient...

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...

Three months ago, my friend Francois Bellanger from Transit City wrote an article about what sounded like a peculiar book about the “algorithmiticization” of the world stock exchanges. Entitled 6: Le Soulèvement...

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