Ground Xerox at the AA

A few images of Inter 12’s exhibition as part of AA projects review. It features a beautiful milled blue foam replica of a completely average wall, plug sockets, radiator, shonky pipework and all. It sits as a physical reflection of the adjacent wall, a kind of reflected apparition of its context. The show is open […]

Events This Week

A heads up for three events I’m involved in this week. On Tuesday 3rd July I’m in conversation with Jimenez Lai at the Architecture Foundation where we’ll be talking about his installation, his book ‘Citizens of No Place’, Bureau Spectacular’s work … and what we might be working on together in Chicago this autumn. More […]

Aesthetics / Anesthetics at Storefront

96 Storefronts Delighted to say I’m contributing to Storefront’s Aesthetics/Anesthetics, an exhibition of 30 newly commissioned architectural drawings by 30 emerging and established architects. Each of the 30 commissioned architectural drawings will be auctioned at the end of the exhibition. Proceeds will support Storefront for Art and Architecture’s exhibitions and programs. Opening June 26th 7-9pm […]

Excerpts and Extracts

In the face of the current quietness on Strange Harvest, here is round up of some links / excerpts of stuff I’ve been doing elsewhere. A few links: This to piece on So-Il’s new Kukje Gallery in Seoul for Domus A love letter to tarmac and the infrastructual botox of London’s pre-Olympic roadwork frenzy in […]

Strange Harvest Resurrection

After a massive and mysterious death, Strange Harvest has been rebooted from its digital grave. Everything should be here still … though perhaps not in exactly the right places. Old links, for example, no longer work (unless someone out there is a WordPress expert and can get some kind of redirect going), a few images […]

So Lonely: The Architecture of Hugh Grants Face

A short trailer for the So Lonely Valentines Day special at the AA. Here is Hugh Grants face in the throws of turning down Julia Roberts in the classic Rom Com Notting Hill. Slow mo-ed and zoomed in, we can see how his face is the ne pas ultra vehicle of the British romantic comedy. […]

Untitled Brick Wall

A few images of a piece I contributed to a show last month at FFAR in Stockholm as part of a show curated by San Rocco ‘The Even Covering of the Field’ along with Matilde Cassani and Ignacio Uriarte. The piece is a wall drawing of bricks, drawn at 1:1. It is a life size […]

Events: AD Book Launch, Architectural Doppelgängers Panel & OMA as ‘Educator’

A quick note on some up coming events I’m involved in next week: On Monday, 31 Oct we’re having a launch of the Radical Post Modernism issue of AD that we co-edited and to celebrate FAT will be in conversation with Charles Jencks, after which, we are promised, drinks. Radical Post-Modernism, edited by Charles Jencks […]

Design as Magic, Magic as Design & Live Levitation!

Quick note to say I’m taking part in the first issue of Format tomorrow, Tuesday 28th June at the AA , 6.30pm, on the subject of magic, design and architecture with artist Jonathan Allen and hosted by Shumon Basar. We’ll be talking about magic’s role within power structures, architectures use of magic and setting David […]

At the ICA & in San Rocco

A quick note: I have a series of drawings in the new issue of San Rocco (issue 02/ The Even Covering Of The Field) accompanied with a text by Simon de Dreuille. It’s out now and you can get a copy here. Pablo Bronstein, Erecting of the Paternoster Square Column, 2008 Also, tonight I’m giving […]