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Disappearing Cities With Bruna Mori Benjamin Bratton And...
Bruna Mori, Benjamin Bratton and Norman Klein discuss recently published writings touching on the political and spatial...
Nigel Coates
Introduced by Michael Rotondi, Nigel Coates presents a selection of his work beginning with a description of London. His Caf?...
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Nigel Coates discusses his Caf? Bongo as an example of his method of crashing opposed ideas together through collaboration. A set...

Disappearing Cities With Bruna Mori Benjamin Bratton And Norman Klein

January 24, 2007 | Video Lecturer:

Bruna Mori, Benjamin Bratton and Norman Klein discuss recently published writings touching on the political and spatial implications of urban exploration, technology and memory, respectively. Bruna Mori reads excerpts from D?rive, her 2006 book of poetry designed by Peter Matthews with paintings by Matthew Kinney. Benjamin Bratton discusses his introduction to the 2006 edition of Paul Virilio’s seminal book, Speed and Politics. Lastly, Norman Klein reads an excerpt from his 2004 book, The Vatican to Vegas: The History of Special Effects.

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Benjamin Bratton discusses his introduction to the 2006 edition of Paul Virilio's seminal book, Speed and Politics,...
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Norman Klein reads an excerpt from his 2004 book, The Vatican to Vegas: The History of Special Effects. Klein describes...

Nigel Coates

October 20, 1993 | Video Lecturer:

Introduced by Michael Rotondi, Nigel Coates presents a selection of his work beginning with a description of London. His Caf? Bongo project reveals his methodology of crashing opposed ideas into each other. In discussing an exhibit for the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London he emphasizes the importance of the Situationist d?rive and psychogeography in his work. Using projects such as Ecstacity, Noah’s Ark, and restaurants for Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport as examples, he explains the significane of use, place, and sign in his process. Coates also discusses his furniture, retail stores for Jigsaw, a hotel in Hokkaido, Japan, the club Taksim in Istanbul, a revitalization scheme for Croydon in London, a gallery for the Geffrye Museum, The Wall in Tokyo, and the Penrose Institute of Contemporary Art.

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Nigel Coates discusses his Caf? Bongo as an example of his method of crashing opposed ideas together through collaboration. A set design for a debating show was based on the British House of Commons and induced people to stand up and shout at each other. Discussing a sand city built on a beach for a photo shoot for Vogue magazine, Coates positions himself outside of what is normal in architecture, focusing on accumulation, contrasting ideas, and playing with representation. An exhibit for the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London links many of his ideas with those of the Situationist movement in France, employing the d?rive and psychogeography as ways of knowing the city.