Radical Materiality

“Radical materiality” is a term I invented in an attempt to explain why, as an architect, I’m interested to make art installations: Working also as an artist, fabricating on-site installations in public, private and art spaces, is a means to understanding just what it means to “invent space.” Or, installation as a medium, is used […]

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Art distills sensation and embodies it with enhanced meaning in a memorable form – or else it is not art.” –Jacques Barzun. Resistance is the essence of materiality, sensation is the means through which we comprehend its properties. A synthetic world’s physical laws, apprehended through direct sensational contact with material objects, are the rules that […]

Posted at 13:58 +0000 UTC on 2007.08.03 | Comments Off on Sensation | Filed Under: words | Continue reading