Manola Antonioli

about the author

Manola Antonioli trained as a philosopher, receiving a PhD in philosophy and social sciences in 1997 at the EHESS, Paris, under the supervision of Jacques Derrida. She published several monographs and edited books about Maurice Blanchot, Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, among others. She is the author of several articles published on contemporary philosophy and aesthetics, the philosophy of urbanism and architecture, the ethical and political stakes of technological evolution. Her current research focuses on contemporary figures in space, at the intersection of philosophy, design theory, aesthetics, architecture and urbanism. As a researcher associated with the HAR laboratory (History of art and representations of the University of Paris West Nanterre La Défense), she currently co-directs research and creation projects in the fields of ecosophy and ecological imagination, as well as current issues (aesthetic, philosophical and political) in the theory and practice of design and architecture. She teaches history and theory of design and architecture at the ENSA Dijon, where she is also course leader in design research, since 2014-15. She is course leader in philosophy of architecture and urbanism at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Versailles.

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École Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Dijon, FR



Machines de guerre urbaines
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: city, nomadology, war-machine