February 16, 2019

THE HOUSE THAT CURZIO BUILT

(Photo by Gabriele Basilico, 1982; Still from Spring 2018 Yves Saint Laurent campaign video by Nathalie Canguilhem) Curzio Malaparte was a controversial Italian writer, provocateur, film-maker, […]
August 10, 2018

LEBBEUS WOODS: POLITICAL POST APOCALYPTIC ARCHITECTURE

“I am an architect, a constructor of worlds, a sensualist who worships the flesh, the melody, a silhouette against the darkening sky. I cannot know your […]
February 11, 2013

Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative

Rolex is a world-renowned watchmaker. The company was founded in England as Wilsdorf and Davis, in 1905. Its headquarters, since 1919 have been in Geneva. It […]
May 6, 2012

Algie and the Cathedral of Electrons

The enormous pig had been designed by Australian artist Jeffrey Shaw and built by a German company called Ballon Fabrik. On a cold December morning in […]
April 7, 2012

ANOTHER BRIDGE IN THE SAND

This monumental bridge structure that almost looks like a living creature from above was not built not to cross any river or to connect two mountains. […]
April 5, 2012

CUM GRANO SALIS

The English language expression “with a grain of salt”, which means to be skeptical or not taking something literally, appears for the first time in Pliny […]
March 18, 2012

With your Head in the Cloud

The cloud as a metaphor of the internet is ubiquitous today. From Amazon cloud server services to Apple’s iCloud. The term was first used in telephony […]

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