Posts Tagged ‘Peggy Deamer’

Peggy Deamer, February 2014 The contemporary infatuation with authorial form-generation on the one hand and image reception on the other–precluding production at their center–is weird. It forgets that late 19th- and early 20th-century theory was primarily focused on process, labor, construction, and assembly. John Ruskin’s concern for the autonomy of the worker, Gottfried Semper’s discourse on […]


“Detail: The Subject of the Object” by Peggy Deamer The Subject as Citizen The “details” of architecture shift attention away from the architectural object and focus it instead on its maker, the subject. Unlike composition, spatial sequence or structure, which can be read as inherent in the object’s own logic, details, even conceptually, don’t make themselves. […]