Sex Inequality and the £330,000 Lottery

[published in CounterPunch, 3 June, 2016] Several weeks back a group of seventeen female French ministersbanded together to fight sexual harassment they had experienced throughout their careers. Their joint statement published in Journal du Dimanche states: “It’s not for women to adapt to these environments. It’s the behaviour of certain…

A Conversation with Herzog and de Meuron on Memory, Textures & Smells

I sat down with Pierre de Meuron and Jacques Herzog (of Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron) just before the dismantling of the Serpentine Gallery’s 2012 Pavilion in Hyde Park, London.  The 2012 Serpentine Pavilion was designed by Herzog, de Meuron and Chinese artist,…

«Phlight» Patterns

[My participation in the installation, Phlight, with Simon Tyszko (2008), London, Saatchi Gallery] The best meal I have eaten in London to date was under a sleek, stainless steel, DC-3 Dakota airplane wing in the middle of a flat in South London.  Simon Tyszko’s «Phlight» installation collapses…