Architecture Between the Panels. Comics, cartoons, and graphic narrative in the (New) Neo-Avant-garde.

Architecture Between the Panels. Page 2. Click to enlarge. Ok, let’s kickstart, even if a little late, the academic year. with a new entry Last July, Architectural Design (AD) published ‘Re-imagining the Avant-Garde: Revisiting the Architecture of the 1960s and 1970s’. Guest edited by Matthew Butcher and Luke C. Pearson, this special issue ‘explores the ongoing importance of theContinue reading “Architecture Between the Panels. Comics, cartoons, and graphic narrative in the (New) Neo-Avant-garde.”

Quotidian (T)errors: Hyperbole, Caricature, Deformation and Other Catalysts of Invention – Article for Bitácora Magazine

Click to enlarge As a way to celebrate this year’s anniversary (the 10 years of Klaustoon’s Blog, I mean, not the advent of Blade Runner’s 2019), the next months will see some posts looking backwards to past events. And amongst them,  a few will deal with events from last year, 2018, which was a ratherContinue reading “Quotidian (T)errors: Hyperbole, Caricature, Deformation and Other Catalysts of Invention – Article for Bitácora Magazine”

Klaustoon’s Blog: 10 years and still here.

Image via Oh, dear. When, 5 years ago, I realized this blog had reached its 5 year mark, and I set out to write an anniversary post of sorts, I distinctly remember thinking: ‘Really? Five years already?’ It certainly felt much less than that in some respects, possibly because producing Klaus-related stuff had been anContinue reading “Klaustoon’s Blog: 10 years and still here.”

And the Pritzker Goes to… [A Short-short History of the Pritzker Prize]

Click to enlarge So, since tomorrow, March 5, 2019, will see the announcement of the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize, I thought it might be worth to whet (y)our appetite with this short piece from last year. The text, published within my ongoing section ‘ArquiNoir’ in issue #84 of Mexican magazine Arquine, was written -as youContinue reading “And the Pritzker Goes to… [A Short-short History of the Pritzker Prize]”

Klaustoon at Canterbury’s UCA (Multistory Lecture Series)

Click to enlarge Just a quick note to let you know that next Thursday (Feb 28th), I will be joining the Multistory Guest Lecture Series at the Canterbury School of Architecture (UCA – University for the Creative Arts). A link to the event can be found here. Thanks for the kind invitation, and a specialContinue reading “Klaustoon at Canterbury’s UCA (Multistory Lecture Series)”

British Tour 2019

Click to enlarge So, continuing with the crazy -and lengthy- trip season of 2018, starting on next Thursday and till the end of July, I’ll move my headquarters to that island up on Europe’s left corner. Thanks to a kind invitation from the School of architecture, Planning and Landscape of the University of Newcastle, I’llContinue reading “British Tour 2019”

Chilean Tour 2018

Click to enlarge From October 22nd through 29th, I’ll be in Santiago de Chile (with some short trips to Valparaiso and perhaps some other places), thanks to the kindness and persistence of Miguel Ángel Contreras, founder and director of the ArqFilmFest, Latin America’s first festival of cinema and architecture. Mostly, I’ll be attending and speakingContinue reading “Chilean Tour 2018”

Print (&) Run

Click to enlarge A collection of prints of past cartoons from Arquine, A10, Uncube, as well as a few others published in the last 10 years, en route to Santiago de Chile, where I’ll spend next week. I’ll keep reporting. (In the pic, ‘¿Qué tienen las casas de hoy en día que las hace tanContinue reading “Print (&) Run”

Numerus Klausus #27: Cross Polin Nation.

Click to enlarge Another blast from the past. As I was going through a checklist of my cartoons for Uncube, I found out I hadn’t posted this one, either. Some backstory: back in January 2016, Uncube was planning to put together an entire issue on Zvi Hecker (and more: check AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN – ZVI HECKER’S HOUSINGContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #27: Cross Polin Nation.”