Cooking Sections is a duo of artist-researchers formed by Daniel Fernandez Pascual and Alon Schawbe. Their practice focuses on the potential intersections between geopolitics, visual arts and architecture. In this essay, they explore the political history of Sicilian pipelines. A complete survey combining landscape, corruption, architectural innovations and agriculture.
Mexican designer Fernando Laposse has developed Totomoxtle, a marquetry material made from coloured pods of mexican heritage corn species that restore vital biodiversity while stimulating circular economy. The material is currently on display at the V&A Museum in London as part of its latest exhibition Food: Bigger than the Plate, which focuses on the future of feeding compost to the plate.
This is an extensive interview conducted by Jean-Christophe Cavallin with French philosopher Matthieu Duperrex, author of the recently released Journeys in incertain soil. Investigating the Rhone and Mississippi deltas (Wildproject). Duperrex addresses this landscape writing as a dialogue between the two rivers where geography and geology find their etymological roots in order to better embrace them. (Article in French)
In his book Les Diplomates, Baptiste Morizot deconstructs the clichés around wolf to consider its virtuous impact on the ecosystems he inhabits. This article sheds light on Baptiste Morizot's main philosophical research topics at the crossroads of history and naturalism with a focus on the ignorance and damage that have contributed for several centuries to an eco-systemic and species disaster. (Article in French)
Created by the Galeries Lafayette group, Lafayette Anticipations Foundation for contemporary creation is currently holding the first solo exhibition of textile designer Hella Jongerius until next September. Interlace, textile research takes over the entire modular space of Lafayette Anticipations' surprising building designed by Rem Koolhaas. In this interview, curator Anna Colin discusses with Hella Jongerius her practice as a designer and her perception of the exhibition.
In this interview, Thomas Heams, researcher at INRA (National Institute of Agricultural Research), lecturer in genomics and author of Infravies discusses the paradigm shift advocated in his work about the boundary between the living and the non-living by questioning the concepts of the miracle of life, DNA and movement. (Article in French)
This atlas of the night sky was created in 2016 by the Institute of Science and Light Pollution to identify the places in the world from which stars can be seen. In this text, the co-founders of Studio Monnik, Christiaan Fruneaux and Edwin Gardner, question the anthropocentrism that they blame for a lack of perspective on our time and our environment as evidenced by the disappearance of the stars.