Spectacular machinery and encrypted spectatorship

In this article I argues certain types of contemporary computation have a spectacular dimension which is consumed today as magic.

Urban exploration and the idea of Rome

Last summer I spent some time in Rome. I stayed with architect friends at the heart of the tourist corridor, five minutes away from Piazza Navona. I had not been in Rome for fifteen years, and found it just as I remembered it: eternal and eternally falling apart, divine and pagan, with its sordid back alleys and its splendid basilicas.

Producción espacial en las Carceri d'invenzione de Piranesi y los calabozos digitales de Diablo 3

Imagined architectures in videogames and reinassance etchings.