Edited by one of the leading Virilio authority's, this book offers the reader a guide through Virilio's work. Using the interview form, Virilio speaks incisively and at length about a vast assortment of cultural and theoretical topics, including architecture and `speed-space', `chronopolitics', art and technoculture, modernism, postmodernism and `hypermodernism', the time of the trajectory and the `information bomb'. His thoughts on Foucault, Baudrillard, Deleuze and Guattari, the performance artist Stelarc, the Persian War and the Kosovo War, are also gathered together.

Landscape of Events Seen at Speed

Landscape of Events Seen at Speed
Landscape of events seen at speed
Interview with PierreSterckx

PS: You always give your interviews on the covered terrasse of La Coupole on Boulevard Montparnasse. Could this be taken as one of your favorite sites, a place where you can watch the movement of the street from a ‘limit position’ behind glass?

PV: Yes, that suits me very well. I am ‘littoralist’, a man of the interface. I like places that are under the influence of frontiers. This is probably because my father was an Italian immigrant (and a clandestine one to boot). For me the sea represents the interface between three elements; earth, water and air. That is where I feel most fully myself, and it is also a graphic space, ...

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