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all images are screenshots from Romain Gravas’ fim: Jay Z & Kanye West “No church in the wild” (2012) The new videoclip of Jay Z and Kanye West, No Church in...

May Day 2012 at Wall Street / Photograph by the author Small Flowers Crack Concrete by Sonic Youth   NYC Ghosts & Flowers (2000) Small flowers crack concrete Narcotic squads sweep...

The Funambulist’s readers would have probably noticed that I like series articles which brings a specific interest within the frame of a larger research. I am therefore particularly sensitive to the...

Perry Hall: Tidal Empire (Coral Painting), 2011. Oil, acrylic and custom paints filmed live using a RED Epic digital cinema camera. Carla Leitão dedicated her monthly contribution to the Huffington Post...

The human swarm in Dante’s Divine Comedy by Gustave Doré Regular readers of the Funambulist have read about Eugene Thacker at least for the Cyclonopedia symposium he organized at the New...

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This week’s guest writer’s essay brings us about four hundreds years ago around an architecture treatise written by Jacques Perret of Chambéry during the French Renaissance. This essay’s author is my...

Whether or not we like Björk‘s music (I personally do a lot !), we are obliged to recognize that she always knows who to work with in order to continuously push...

picture extracted from Vollmond by Pina Bausch The Ritournelle is a concept created by Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari for A Thousand Plateaus published in 1987. It is the subject of...

This very short TED lecture (TED’s format is only 20 min) allows the musician David Byrne to establish a filiation between music and architecture. In an assumed provocative way, he claims...

The Thai multi-disciplinary design studio Supermachine Studio (founded by Pitupong Chaowakul in 2009) has designed and built the temporary installations for the Big Mountain Music Festival in Thailand. The architectural vocabulary...

The biblical episode of the battle of Jericho has always fascinated me. The story from the book of Joshua (6:1-27) introduces the first battle the Israelites had to win in order...

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