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Non-ConstructionArchitectural Gestures in Artistic Research

Ronny Hardliz - Non-Construction
By defining a concept of architecture based on the tactile experience and not on construction, this book allows us to explore both discursive practice as the study of architectural art and the integration of architectural art as a discourse of spatial practice.
In order to take on this new lens, Non-Construction utilizes a cinematographic documentary image strategy that engages with a critical spatial exploration of current entanglements of art and research at the crossroads of art, theory, and architecture. A challenge to visual conventions, this book offers conceptual and aesthetic insights into spiraling and voiding sensual experiences, with implications for the decolonization of the documentary and cinematographic reaching far beyond architecture.
Ronny Hardliz is an artist, researcher, filmmaker, curator, author, and architect, who worked in Rome, Prague, London, Lucerne, and Berne, interested in the discursive character of art, architectural theory, socially relevant visual strategies, correlations in the thinking of Walter Benjamin and Georges Bataille, cinematic prehistoric art, rejuvenation as a concept of time, Kunst und Bau, art and public spheres. He holds a PhD from Middlesex University in London (in collaboration with Goldsmiths and ETH Zurich) for his work exploring the dynamics of research in the arts, in which he sees a great emancipatory potential for art, architecture, and academia.
Contributions by Philip Ursprung, Julie Harboe, Stewart Martin, Joshua Simon, Sharon Kivland.
published in September 2022
English edition
15,2 x 23,5 cm (hardcover)
256 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-3-03580-348-8
EAN : 9783035803488
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