Athom

The fields of art, architecture and design, linked probably today more than in their History, call, to be thought and practiced, for more in-depth theoretical and critical reflections which both “cover” (founding them as disciplines) and “overflow” them. It is up to this “speculative” and creative undertaking, aiming to redefine (and characterise) the foundations and perspectives of these fields, that the french independent publishing house Athom proposes to contribute.
By publishing essays, monographs and albums (illustrated volumes), Athom intends to make each of its editorial projects, whether it is the production of paper opus (book) and/or digital (electronic publication, website), the opportunity for a complete review of its very forms and formats (written/scriptural/enunciative and illustrative, also material/physical, graphic and typographic). In this way, it is bet that from the diversity of ideas thus transcribed, recorded as well as from the plurality of qualities and “features” of the resulting objects, can advance (as by “percolation”) the constitution of an episteme.
 
Lille
 
1 title
 
Empavillonner
2021
French edition
forthcoming
An analysis of the exhibition pavilions (universal exhibitions and bienniales) from the point of view of their architecture, crossing the contributions of designers and architects, historians, philosophers and aestheticians.
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