The Function of the Oblique describes the experimental, provocative and largely un-documented collaboration between the architect Claude Parent and the cultural theorist Paul Virilio, who investigated a new kind of architectural and urban ...
Author: Pamela Johnston
Publisher: AA Publishing
In 1963 Claude Parent and Paul Virilio formed the "Architecture Principe" group with the aim of investigating a new kind of architectural and urban order. This publication provides a record of their experimental research.
Paul Déroulède , Nice , Klein and Arman paid a neighbourly visit to examine the
works devised by André Bloc , which Claude Parent was in the process of
installing . The use of pulsed air committee recruited a number of big names from
Author: Audrey Jeanroy
Publisher: Dilecta Edition
"Shortly after Klein's early death in 1962, Claude Parent designed a memorial at the request of the artist's mother ... and widow .... The planned location was a plot of 500 square metres on the top of a slight natural rise at Saint-Paul-de-Vence"--Page 98.
Partly this attention has been due to the association of Claude Parent, especially
in the 1960s, with Paul Virilio himself. ... The period of Parent's partnership with
Virilio witnessed a growth in Virilio's work and thinking that has been almost ...
Author: Steve Redhead
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
This book sets out a variety of reasons why we should move away from seeing the recent era as 'postmodern' and our culture as 'postmodernist' through a series of analyses of contemporary culture.
Parent, Claude (1996) 'Projects: Church of Saint-Bernadette du Banlay, Nevers'.
In Paul Virilio and Claude Parent, The Function of the Oblique, trans. Pamela
Johnston. London: Architectural Association, pp. 17–19. Parent, Claude (1997a)
Author: John Armitage
Paul Virilio is an innovative figure in the study of architecture, space, and the city. Virilio for Architects primes readers for their first encounter with his crucial texts on some of the vital theoretical debates of the twenty-first century, including: Oblique Architecture and Bunker Archeology Critical Space and the Overexposed City The Ultracity and Very High Buildings Grey Ecology and Global Hypermovement In exploring Virilio’s most important architectural ideas and their impact, John Armitage traces his engagement with other key architectural and scientific thinkers such as Claude Parent, Benoit B. Mandelbrot, and Bernard Tschumi. Virilio for Architects allows students, researchers, and non-academic readers to connect with Virilio’s distinctive architectural theories, critical studies, and fresh ideas.
Sketches for fonction oblique (structure of living area) Claude Parent Fig. ...
Claude Parent & Paul Virilio: Saint-Bernadette du BanlayàNevers(F), 1965 and
destabilisation, the consequences of living on sloping planes, were Parent's
Author: Andrea Deplazes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Now in its second edition: the trailblazing introduction and textbook on construction includes a new section on translucent materials and an article on the use of glass.
The first steps would be to see how Claude began to use the relaxation program
the therapist would describe . The therapist would define its interface with the
parents ' work by holding Claude to a limit that would require that Claude
Author: Robert G. Ziegler
Publisher: Psychology Press
Caring for the child involves caring for the family members as well. By forming an alliance with all members of the family, the therapist is in a position to strengthen and enhance the ties between child, parents, and family during all phases of assessment and treatment, leading to a more effective therapeutic intervention. Sharing Care offers a model that will help clinicians achieve this alliance.
Virilio, P. and Parent, C. (1996) Architecture Principe 1966 et 1996, Paris:
Éditions de l'imprimeur. This volume collects all the issues of this key avantgarde
architectural journal of the 1960s, on which Virilio collaborated with Claude
Author: Ian James
Paul Virilio is a challenging and original thinker whose work on technology, state power and war is increasingly relevant today. Exploring Virilio's main texts from their political and historical contexts, and case studies from contemporary culture and media in order to explain his philosophical concepts, Ian James introduces the key themes in Virlio's work, including: speed virtualization war politics art. As technological and scientific innovations continue to set the agenda for the present and future development of culture, communications, international economy, military intervention and diverse forms of political organization, Virilio's unique theoretical and critical insights are of enormous value and importance for anyone wishing to understand the nature of modern culture and society.
That is how we can affirm that Claude Parent and Paul Virilio manage to create
an Architecture of Joy in the Spinozist sense of joy. The Oblique Function is only
a manifesto, but it is interesting to observe the work -- mostly by Parent -- that ...
Author: Léopold Lambert
Publisher: punctum books
The Funambulist Pamphlets is a series of small books archiving articles published on The Funambulist, collected according to specific themes. These volumes propose a different articulation of texts than the usual chronological one. The first twelve volumes are respectively dedicated to Spinoza, Foucault, Deleuze, Legal Theory, Occupy Wall Street, Palestine, Cruel Designs, Arakawa + Madeline Gins, Science Fiction, Literature, Cinema, and Weaponized Architecture. As new articles are published on The Funambulist, more volumes will be published to continue the series. See all published pamphlets HERE. The Funambulist Pamphlets is published as part of the Documents Initiative imprint of the Center for Transformative Media, Parsons The New School for Design, a transdisciplinary media research initiative bridging design and the social sciences, and dedicated to the exploration of the transformative potential of emerging technologies upon the foundational practices of everyday life across a range of settings. Our species has made a declaration. Let us call this the Reversible Destiny Declaration. We will not just take it anymore. We will no longer throw ourselves into the mortality waste-baskets. Shall we put it in the following gentle but firm way? Oh yes we shall! Enough is enough. We have decided not to die. And how do we go about doing this? Through architectural procedures, made explicitly to help us reconfigure ourselves. If you do not yet know what an architectural procedure is, you will know soon. Start with this declaration, and never back away from it: we have decided not to die. ~Madeline Gins Volume 8 is dedicated to The Reversible Destiny Foundation created by Arakawa and Madeline Gins. The Foundation is much more than an architectural practice. It articulates art, philosophy, poetry, architecture and, to some extent, science in a dialogue that benefits each of these disciplines and ultimately serves one of the most radical ideas that apply to architecture: the action of non-dying. Guest authors include Shingo Tsuji, Stanley Shostak, Russell Hughes, and Jean-François Lyotard. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Introduction: Towards an Architecture of Joy - Architectures of Joy: A Spinozist Reading of Parent/Virilio and Arakawa/Gins's Architecture - Applied Spinozism: Architectures of the Sky vs. Architectures of the Earth - Architecture of the Conatus: "Tentative Constructing Towards a Holding in Place" - Architectures of Joy: A Conversation Between Two Puzzle Creatures [Part A] - Architectures of Joy: A Conversation Between Two Puzzle Creatures [Part B] - Domesticity in the Reversible Destiny's Architectural Terrains - Reversible Destiny Loft in Action: A Tentative Report from a Resident by Shingo Tsuji - A Subversive Approach to the Ideal Normalized Body - The Counter-Biopolitical Bioscleave Experiment Imagined by Stanley Shostak - Funambulist Paper #35 / DIY Biopolitics: The Deregulated Self by Russell Hughes - Letter from Jean-François Lyotard to Arakawa and Madeline Gins - Architectures for Non-Dying Creatures: The Artistic-Philosophical-Poetic-Architectural Work of Arakawa and Gins - "All Men Are Sisters": A Joy Named Madeline Gins
And then one night, in an online chat room, she met Jean Claude Parent. “Bon
soir. I am happy to meet you, Toni.” “Nice to meet you, Jean Claude. Where are
you?” “In Quebec City.” “I've never been to Quebec. Would I like it?” Toni
Author: Sidney Sheldon
Publisher: Harper Collins
Somebody was watching her She had read about stalkers, but they belonged in a different, faraway world. She had no idea who it could be, who would want to harm her. She was trying desperately not to panic, but lately her sleep had been filled with nightmares, and she had awakened each morning with a feeling of impending doom. Thus begins Sidney Sheldon's chilling new novel, Tell Me Your Dreams. Three beautiful young women are suspected of committing a series of brutal murders. The police make an arrest that leads to one of the most bizarre murder trials of the century. Based on actual events, Sheldon's novel races from London to Rome to the city of Quebec to San Francisco, with a climax that will leave the reader stunned.
See Migayrou , Bloc : le monolithe fracturé ( Orléans : Éditions HyX , 1996 ) , and
The Function of the Oblique : The Architecture of Claude Parent and Paul Virilio
1963 - 1969 ( London : AA Publications , 1996 ) . I have also relied upon Michel ...
Author: Larry Busbea
Publisher: Mit Press
In this first study of the French avant-garde tendency known as spatial urbanism, Larry Busbea analyzes projects by artists and architects (including the most famous spatial practitioner, Yona Friedman) and explores texts (many of which have never before been translated from the French) by Michel Ragon, the influential founder of the Groupe International d'Architecture Prospective (GIAP), Victor Vasarely, and others.
Author: Avery Library
1977 to present. Citations to articles from more than 1,000 periodicals in all Western languages, including all major architectural journals published in the U.S. and Great Britain, as well as most South American, European and Japanese architecture-related periodicals.
Virilio established an architectural practice in 1963 with the architect Claude
Parent before taking part in the événements of May 1968 and subsequently went
on to teach architecture at the École Spéciale d'Architecture in Paris-
Author: John Armitage
Responding to this growing interdisciplinary interest, Virilio Now: Current Perspectives in Virilio Studies comprises Sean Cubitt's critical overview of Virilio's aesthetics of disappearance, an important newly translated text by Virilio interrogating the impact of contemporary art, and eight other major original essays by noted scholars on the wide scope of Virilio's writings, inclusive of Adam Sharr on Virilio and the architect Peter Zumthor's Bruder Klaus chapel, and Nigel Thrifts crucial assessment of Virilio's City of Panic. Substantial coverage of Virilio's essential texts such as The Information Bomb is presented alongside his hypermodern conjectures on television and speed, globalization, media and representation. Navigating Virilio's 'accident of art, the 'aesthetics of disappearance' and widespread cultural devastation, additional essays bring together considerations of financial adversity, war, calamity and the apocalypse. Dazzling yet perceptive, these texts on the --
MY FIRST REAL KNOWLEDGE of Claude Parent came as a whisper from
Frédéric Migayrou, curator of the articulate Bloc Fracturé exhibition in Venice,
who pointed to a curious cultural fissure that ran forwards from his church at
Nevers to ...
Author: Mark Goulthorpe
Articulating a radical agenda for the rethinking of the basic precepts of the construction industry in light of digital technologies, this book explores the profound shift that is underway in all aspects of architectural process. Essays and lectures from the last fifteen years discuss these changes in relation to dECOi Architects, created in 1991 as a forward-looking architectural practice. This excellent collection is relevant to architectural professionals, academics and students and also to practitioners in many related creative fields who are similarly engaged in trying to comprehend the significance of the import of digital media.
1932) has pursued a long involvement with architecture. A partner of Claude
Parent, he explored for some time the theory of the 'oblique', which has been
considered influential in the origins of deconstruction. Amongst his other early
work was ...
Author: Neil Leach
Brought together for the first time - the seminal writing on architecture by key philosophers and cultural theorist of the twentieth century. Issues around the built environment are increasingly central to the study of the social sciences and humanities. The essays offer a refreshing take on the question of architecture and provocatively rethink many of the accepted tenets of architecture theory from a broader cultural perspective. The book represents a careful selection of the very best theoretical writings on the ideas which have shaped our cities and our experiences of architecture. As such, Rethinking Architecture provides invaluable core source material for students on a range of courses.
Both Claude's parents died young , and Mr. Fairlie then contributed a yearly sum
to his orphan grandson's education , but troubled himself in no other way about
him . No letters ever passed between the old man and the boy ; and Claude was
Author: Mrs. Henry Wood
A magazine of tales, travels, essays, and poems.
9 " Ink and watercolor on paper Made by Sargologo at Claude Parent ' s agency
Private collection Sous - sol d ' une cité climatisée , ca . 1959 73 x 48 cm / 28 . 7 x
18 . 8 " Ink and pencil on tracing paper Yves Klein in collaboration with Claude ...
Author: Yves Klein
Publisher: Delano Greenridge Editions
At a moment when the progress of technology brings the first half of the twentieth century to the depths of the Middle Ages or the late Empire, the message I bear within me is that of life and nature, and I would have you share it, in as much as my companions will know my thinking even better than myself: for they are thousands, they will reflect it thousands of times, while I myself am only one... At the crossroads of light where I have arrived, there are but two possible paths: the path of obscurity, withdrawal, maceration, meditation, and renunciation, and the more arduous and glorious path of sacrifice to the community.
... the same name he established with the architect Claude Parent in 1963 (Virilio
and Parent, 1996). Virilio produced his ®rst major work, a photographic and
philosophical study of the architecture of war, Bunker Archeology (1994a), in
Author: Anthony Elliott
This comprehensive book provides an indispensable introduction to the most significant figures in contemporary social theory. Grounded strongly in the European tradition, the profiles include Michel Foucault, J[um]urgen Habermas, Roland Barthes, Jean Baudrillard, Pierre Bourdieu, Zygmunt Bauman, Martin Heidegger, Fredric Jameson, Richard Rorty, Nancy Chodorow, Anthony Giddens, Stuart Hall, Luce Irigaray and Donna Haraway. In guiding students through the key figures in an accessible and authoritative fashion, the book provides detailed accounts of the development of the work of major social theorists and charts the relationship between different traditions of social, cultural and political thought. Profiles in Contemporary Social Theory will become a major reference work in the field of social theory because it offers in-depth commentaries that comprehensively examine the contents, contexts and critical evaluation of key theorists of the day.
He had previously set up the Architecture Principe group with Claude Parent in
1963 (Virilio and Parent, 1996), though a rift between the two developed
following Virilio's involvement in les évenéments (the student–worker uprisings)
Author: Phil Hubbard
In this latest edition of Key Thinkers on Space and Place, editors Phil Hubbard and Rob Kitchin provide us with a fully revised and updated text that highlights the work of over 65 key thinkers on space and place. Unique in its concept, the book is a comprehensive guide to the life and work of some of the key thinkers particularly influential in the current 'spatial turn' in the social sciences. Providing a synoptic overview of different ideas about the role of space and place in contemporary social, cultural, political and economic life, each portrait comprises: Biographical information and theoretical context. An explication of their contribution to spatial thinking. An overview of key advances and controversie. Guidance on further reading. With 14 additional chapters including entries on Saskia Sassen, Tim Ingold, Cindi Katz and John Urry, the book covers ideas ranging from humanism, Marxism, feminism and post-structuralism to queer-theory, post-colonialism, globalization and deconstruction, presenting a thorough look at diverse ways in which space and place has been theorized. An essential text for geographers, this now classic reference text is for all those interested in theories of space and place, whether in geography, sociology, cultural studies, urban studies, planning, anthropology, or women's studies.
He also began working separately with the French architect Claude Parent, who
made sketches of the wall offire, fire and water fountains, and 'immaterial'
housing. On 3 June 1959 Klein presented a lecture at the Sorbonne under the
Author: Nuit Banai
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Denounced as a charlatan and fêted as a mystic, French artist Yves Klein (1928–62) scandalized the art world with his enthusiastic embrace of postwar mass culture and his exploitation of controversial publicity tactics. Today, we know Yves Klein not only as one of the most radical artists of the postwar period, but also as an iconic role model for contemporary practices—he reinvented abstract painting, conceived new horizons for performance art, and was a trailblazer in the realm of land, body, and conceptual art. In this new critical biography, Nuit Banai examines the relationship between Klein’s brief life and his wide repertoire of artistic practices. While surveying the artist’s life, Banai establishes that Klein’s brilliance was, above all, performative, revealing that he created and inhabited myriad public identities: bourgeois, judo expert, painter, avant-garde artist, collaborator, politician, fascist, and showman, among others. With each persona, Banai shows, Klein invented new ways to communicate his paradoxical message of spiritual enlightenment and Dada iconoclasm to a rapt and unsuspecting audience. Illuminating the many facets of Klein’s influential artistic career, Yves Klein is an invaluable introduction to the inventor of the inimitable International Klein Blue.