Chora L Works documents the unprecedented collaboration, initiated in , between philosopher Jacques Derrida and architect Peter Eisenman on a project . Grosz delivers heavy critique of the concept of chora as treated by Plato and Derrida, and claims that “ chora serves to produce a founding. Toward the Chora: Kristeva, Derrida, and Ulmer on Emplaced Invention Thomas Rickert The great problem of creativity is “creativity” itself. —Richard McKeon.

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Youee marked it as to-read Sep 27, Chora L Works documents the unprecedented collaboration, initiated inbetween philosopher Jacques Derrida and architect Peter Eisenman on a project for the Parc de la Villette in Paris.

Tiffany rated it it was amazing Feb 13, Matthew Schlueb rated it really liked it Sep derruda, Woven into the volume are discussion transcripts, candid correspondence, and essays, as well as sketches, presentation drawings, and models. Eleni marked it as to-read Nov 06, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Derrida is most lucid in his interviews.

Chora L Works by Jacques Derrida

It is the origin for the recent interest in this rather obscure Greek term. It floats between the two positions of present and future and has a fluid and temporal quality, much like a medieval painting that on the same surface tells an evolving story that moves across time — like a comic strip within one frame.


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Indeed, Derrida’s fame nearly reached the status of a media star, with hundreds of people filling auditoriums to hear him speak, with films and televisions programs devoted to him, with countless books and articles devoted to his thinking.

The plan is representing a state of transition, as chora, both resisting and accepting properties, and is depending on which communicational convention one takes as a starting point when reading the map.

For example, an image needs to be held by something, just as a mirror will hold a reflection. Perhaps a plan or a map could also be read transitively; one thing after another, somewhat like reading a text, set in time with a certain progress; even if resisting the logic of beginning and end some information is processed initially having the handicap of not having established a connection to information read later.

Indeed, deconstruction is relentless in this derriva since justice is impossible to achieve. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here All contour lines are marked on the map, but no heights are quantified, the topographical information is thus limited.

Chora L Works

Cassandra Troyan marked it as to-read Nov cnora, Return to Book Page. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Derrida and Eisenman’s design process was Chora L Works documents the unprecedented collaboration, initiated inbetween philosopher Jacques Derrida and architect Peter Eisenman on a project for the Parc de la Villette in Paris. Then, is there any potential to be found in the usage of certain aspects of chora serrida relation to the tools and representations used in urban planning?


Want to Read saving…. Email required Address never made public. Dimitrie Stefanescu marked it as to-read Jan 19, Joe marked it as to-read Nov 06, PlatoTimaeus and CritiasLondon: Jacques Derrida and Peter Eisenman. Elias rated it really liked it Feb 24, The reality of the plan is both what is now and what is envisioned or dreamt for future change. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roxana Carmela marked it as to-read Jun 08, Could the notion of chora be linked to an existing planning document, and in this association underscore the multifaceted process of planning?

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