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As multipurpose as a Swiss army knife, shunted back and forth every which way between art and architecture, he is at once an alibi, a foil, a spiritual father, a defeated ideologue whose scars are an atonement the deafness, whether real or feigned well come back to it later and rather handy a paper architect, an ideologue, the kind of brand that keeps on giving, still legitimized by the French establishment, that funny alter cocker Yona Friedmanwith the slight Slavic accent that makes you smile, whose foibles everyone forgives, since theyre so charming and inoffensive. Yona Friedman is perfectly adaptable inflatable balloons to mimic the Spatial City,1 floating cartons filed with salon utopian political phraseology, pathetic and pathological. Freddie King Getting Ready Rar. You see them everywhere GPS helicopters made for a militarized robot city2 everything in Yona Friedman is good for something, and those who instrumentalize him dont see any connection with the anarcho scientism underlying his thinking and production. Hardly a month goes by that some ideologically challenged curator or architect in need of a pseudo political installation doesnt revisit the Spatial City for his own purposes, plucking a couple of citations, out of indolent self aggrandizement, from a body of work he cannot understand and whose provocative intensity is beyond his grasp. Weve seen his work used, too, at international art fairs, as a counterpoint, a cheap antidote to easily monetizable narratives meant for the commodities market. Poulenc Piano Concerto Mp3 Download. Download Warcraft 2 Save Game Editor more. Wuthering Heights. Ebook download as PDF File. Text File. txt or read book online. Plot. LouAnne Johnson Michelle Pfeiffer, a discharged U. S. Marine, applies for a teaching job in high school, and is surprised and pleased to be offered the. Kidnapped may 8, 2002 a. Editors note A Chinese version of this article is available. BackgroundOn March 23, 2014, the World Health Organization WHO was notified of an. Showing Yona Friedman is an act of politicalaesthetic name dropping, a way to deck yourself out with a little utopianist hedge, a cool antidote that has the advantage and the privilege of not challenging the conditions of its utilization In these little tributes the Spatial City becomes nothing more than a bunch of scaffolding sponsored by the manufacturer, with a few hastily positioned flowerpots to give it a false improvised look. The 2. 01. 3 version of the Cloud at the Serpentine3 was no exception to the rule. The original was not a garden folly 4 but a fragment of something larger, exhibit number one in the argument for the Spatial City where all human adventures would be tolerated and even suggested here its purpose was slap the Friedman label on an antiseptically elegant design and dissemble the artists own intentions. Has Friedman become, through no fault of his own, an icon for fakers, architects who reek of cheap and lazy political aesthetics Perhaps his image could adorn a special bar of soap sold by art centers to raise money for the disadvantaged It could be used for washing your hands of him as part of the collective amnesia, and take nothing from his work but the geometric inclinations and scientific and technological strategies that underpin his preambles, discarding the human, the stink, filth and comedy, to borrow a phrase from Artaud,5 and seeing human beings as nothing more than decorative options on lop sided cardboard shelves awaiting visitors, an attempt to summon up a soupcon of improvisation, a utopian palliativeWhat are we talking about here A cultural and museological endeavor launched 1. Ionel Schein and Yona Friedman until the oil crisis and the postmodern reaction put an end to that chapter. Their brief was alluring, and historical work more necessary than ever to combat the willful blindness of the power and thought structure that had unceasingly ignored them in the 1. That work was well done, except for one thing, and no small thing it was The architecture and the architects were stripped of all their combativeness and friction in the face of their society, against it and as part of it, and all that was retained was the cultural and instrumental dimension see exhibition at the Pompidou Center 5. Their work was expunged of all its pathogenic elements, the sources of disorder, incompleteness and political and social unpredictability6 that were the very reason for its existence. No, Frederick John Kieslers Endless House is not a scale model, an exquisite corps in a collection labeled culture. It was an attempt to dissolve the expectations that still condition architecture, to restage its premises and conventions in order to reconfigure its relationship with the world. Doing political architecture politically, to rephrase Godard, means using aesthetic strategies diametrically opposed to the Fine Arts models of thought and transmission, i. The data was stored, but when this experimental architecture was resurrected, instead of confronting the world of today, it became nothing but a spectacle, a lite version for planetary dummies. The purpose of Michelets subjectivized rewriting of the monarchical period was to serve the republic. The culturization of architectural radicality has had a perverse effect that radicality has been taken captive by the museum. Thus architecture is reduced to a lovely object, painless, odorless and inoffensive, drawing its legitimacy from the experiments of the Sixties, not to interrogate their meaning for today and their non synchronicity with our times, their naivety and toxicity, but to use them as historical and cultural excuses, as a shield to protect its autonomy. A little faux Friedman goes a long way He himself went deaf to the world, literally, thumbing his nose one last time, like a mischievous kid or a kind of self protection against abusive appropriation A dialog of the deaf. Science Fiction. Lets get back to this trademark question and see whats involved. Right before our eyes Geometric interlacing floating over the city, a precursor of the castle in Miyazakis Heaven, but without the organicity, a geometric multiplication, a kind of checkerboard with strict square patterns and uncertain boundaries, an addictive and repetitive addition of squared circles, deliberately demonstrating perfect mastery in terms of their dimensional and structural logic and their mode of assembly, utilizing successive incremental and recursive combinatorial mathematics in a scientific system in which the architect uses descriptive geometry7 as a Deus ex machina to control and dominate his subject. This interlacing, a rational and well ordered superstructure, is on standby, or, more precisely, suspended, in both meanings of the word. Literally, in that it hangs above the city whose aerial interstices it occupies, but also suspended pending a hypothetical human colonization, which, in contrast, is dedicated to the free will of one and all, the negotiated interfacing of individuals and groups that determine the modes of habitation and interrelation according to their impulses and moods, or in other words, to the disorder of human activities and the incompletion of the desires of the multitudes. Thats exactly where the schizophrenia of the Yona Friedman brand works its magic. Precisely there and on two levels a preliminary scientific exposition that anchors a constructive reality in the achievable, the plausible, the prehensible, followed by a narrative of its colonialization in the form of a political fiction about participative and collective habitability without that human energy, that animal vitalism,8 ever being worked out in any other field other than the ideological I dare not use the word theory, so much does that word remain a mystery or even a hoax.