Participation, Mediated and Recursive

When we speak of aesthetic participation, the most immediately suggestive image is of an experience resembling theater, where works hanging on a wall perform in…

Space and Structure in Post-Architecture

Disciplines thrive on dualities, and the architectural order resonates to one ethic, a sort of moral philosophy of the profession, more than any other, namely…

From Object to Statement

To the European sentiment, indistinguishably woven with history as with every progressive notion of culture emerging from it, the directness that spirits the American sense…

Technology’s Dialectic

Without risk of exaggeration, and even accounting for it, there is evidence that the role of technical media in the crucial service of human urgencies…

A new Deitch Project: LA MoCA

I’m not much for news reporting, which is to say, repeating what is (better) announced in other outlets. Certain exceptions are necessary in all things…

The new Aalto University

It was to great fanfare in Finland, and oddly, very little elsewhere, that the opening of a new university was announced earlier today. ¬†Aalto University,…