The Re-enchantment of Humanism: An Interview with Sylvia Wynter
Strelka visiting lecturer Patricia Reed recommends this in-depth interview with Sylvia Wynter, one of the foremost Caribbean decolonial thinkers, as an introduction to Wynter’s multifaceted life and work.
The Xenofeminist Manifesto: A Politics for Alienation
The Strelka team recommends a manifesto for a new futuristic feminism by Laboria Cuboniks as an ultimate must-read on International Women’s Day.
Plague Hospitals: Public Health for the City in Early Modern Venice
Writer Geoff Manaugh recommends a book by Jane L. Stevens Crawshaw to look at how architecture has been shaped by quarantine practices.
Machine Landscapes: Architectures of the Post-Anthropocene
A book recommended by the Strelka team that explores the new typology of the post-human and shows how technology and artificial intelligence are now computing, conditioning, and constructing our world. Edited by Liam Young.
Excerpt: ‘Digital Tarkovsky’ by Metahaven
Does our constant connection to Facebook and Instagram change our perception of time? Can the use of social platforms be seen as a cinematic experience? Read the new essay by Metahaven to find out.
29.01.2018, Art & Science
New medieval geography & third cultural space: Mapping the modern world
Why it is time to make the case for geography
Excerpt: ‘The Action is the Form. Victor Hugo’s TED Talk’ by Keller Easterling
How to develop the right kind of knowledge.
Excerpt from “The Citizen. What Do We Know About Inhabitants of Big Cities”
How to study urban tribes
Excerpt from "Dark Matter and Trojan Horses: A Strategic Design Vocabulary" by Dan Hill
Understanding the organizational context behind the design
13.04.2017, Art & Science
The design of scarcity
The logic of growth had been defining XX century. Now the course’s changed so the scarcity is set to define the logic of XXI century
29.03.2017, Art & Science
The epic struggle of the Internet of Things
The first thing to understand about the “Internet of Things” is that it’s not about Things on the Internet
20.03.2017, Art & Science
Memes, design and politics
On how graphic design can serve a social cause
17.03.2017, Art & Science
5 Architecture Books of 2017 From MIT Press
Las Vegas as the American Dream, the New Brutalism, the greatest non-building architect, and much more
13.03.2017, Art & Science
Eyal Weizman: Forensic Architecture
How to investigate human rights abuses, military conflicts and destruction through the unique lens of architecture
16.01.2017, Art & Science
The top 10 most expected books of 2017 in English about architecture and cities
Journalist and writer Stanislav Lvovskiy recommends forthcoming books written by leading experts and scholars concerning urban problems and architecture