[In]Corporeal Architecture: On the Clothed Body and Architectural Space

Danica Karaičić

Abstract


In this paper, I will discuss the clothed architectural body and how it simultaneously experiences and constructs architectural space. For this purpose, I will analyse [In]Corporeal Architecture, an art experiment that I conducted at an outdoor exhibition space called Testing Grounds in February 2018 as part of my current PhD studies in Melbourne, Australia. [In]Corporeal Architecture challenges relationships between the body, cloth and architecture. To address this complexity, I draw on Gins and Arakawa’s book Architectural Body.

 

Article received: December 18, 2018; Article accepted: January 23, 2019; Published online: April 15, 2019; Original scholarly paper

How to cite this article: Karaičić, Danica. "[In]Corporeal Architecture: On the Clothed Body and Architectural Space." AM Journal of Art and Media Studies 18 (2019): 89–105. doi: 10.25038/am.v0i18.302


Keywords


architectural body; incorporeal space; corporeal space; clothed body; Gins and Arakawa; smooth and striated space

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