Foucault News

News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Kate Wagner, Remembering Ricardo Bofill, Architect of Otherworldly Social Housing, Curbed, 28 Jnuary 2022 His buildings fill dystopic films, but function more like colorful utopias. […] For many people, their introduction to the work of Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill comes from the image of his grand social housing project, the monumental and colonnaded Espaces d’Abraxas, standing …

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Museum Thresholds The Design and Media of Arrival Edited By Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley. Routledge 2020. Copyright year 2018. Editor: I came across this volume doing a search on Richard Rogers, one of the two architect behind the Georges Pompidou centre in Paris, (the other was Renzo Piano). Richard Rogers has just died. …

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Sylvère Lotringer (1938–2021) Art Forum, November 10, 2021 Renowned French thinker Sylvère Lotringer, a lodestar in the twin galaxies of literary criticism and cultural theory, died on November 8 at the age of eighty-three following an illness. Beginning in the 1970s, Lotringer reshaped the American literary scene through the journal Semiotext(e), which he began publishing …

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Claire Devarrieux, Mort de l’éditeur Bruno Roy, maître de maison, Libération, publié le 20 septembre 2021 Le fondateur des éditions Fata Morgana est mort à 81 ans. Créée en 1966, son entreprise, loin des pratiques parisiennes, a publié Michel Foucault, Jonathan Littell ou Roger Gilbert-Lecomte. Il a publié Emmanuel Levinas et Michel Foucault, Henri Michaux, …

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L’historien français Marc Ferro est mort Par Philippe-Jean Catinchi, Le Monde, 22 avril 2021 Spécialiste du XXe siècle, de la Grande Guerre à Vichy et à la décolonisation, il a été pionnier dans l’utilisation des images comme source historique. Agé de 96 ans, il est décédé le 21 avril. Internationalement reconnu pour ses travaux sur …

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Christopher Ying, UC Berkeley professor emeritus Paul Rabinow dies at age 76, The Daily Californian, April 11, 2021 Paul Rabinow, UC Berkeley professor emeritus of anthropology and world-renowned anthropologist, died April 6 at the age of 76 in his Berkeley home. Rabinow spent about 41 years at UC Berkeley between 1978 to 2019, serving as …

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Ryan Dillon, Mark Morris, Denis Macshane Mark Cousins: Architectural theorist who captivated experts and enthusiasts alike, Independent, 22 October 2020 For more than 30 years, Mark Cousins’s Friday evening lectures at the Architectural Association were the place to be, not only for those who worked and studied at the school in London, but for people …

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