Man, first carried by woman in the womb, has never slowed down. On the contrary, he mounted a horse then made trains then cars then planes then rockets. It seems man has an unappeasable desire for speed. This is what interests, and worries, the architect, phenomenologist, and theorist, Paul Virili
Eric Baudelaire Winner of the 2003 Photographer Grant AWARD-WINNING PROJECT: a photographic journey along eastern borders - from Turkey to the edge of the Caucasus and the Middle East - to track the potential future borders of Europe.
Eric Baudelaire has never followed a prearranged path. His life
It may come as a shock that the 'boys' club' of Science Fiction was founded by a 19-year-old girl, but the strange life of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley makes it seem quite logical. Shelley's "Frankenstein" (think Gothic manor meets modern laboratory) was an all-too-sane response to the mix of idealism
"The writer is in a god-like relation to what he creates," Martin Amis once mused in an interview. The question that logically follows is: what kind of god is Amis? Well, he is clearly not the god of Leibniz, who could only create the "best of all possible worlds." In fact, the case could easily be m