“Inspiration for the project was taken from Zodiac Mindwarp, Salvador Dali, Marcel Duchamp and Gian Lorenzo Bernini. After a quick passive insult to architects the world of “Communicating Vessels” was unleashed. Neil Spiller has created an island world full or bazar artefacts that serve stranger purposes. This island is not physically real, but exists inside Neil’s head.” Dan
25 January – (31 January) | Lecture 2 | Neil Spiller
Neil Spiller is an architect, artist and writer most recently publishing ‘Digital Architecture Now’ and ‘Visionary Architecture: Blueprints of the Modern Imagination’ (Thames & Hudson). He is the Dean of the School of Architecture, Design and Construction at The University of Greenwich. He is also Director of the Advanced Virtual and Technological Architecture Research Group (AVATAR). He is author of several books on architecture and digital culture, including Digital Dreams: Architecture and the New Alchemic Technologies and Cyberreader: Critical Writings for the Digital Era.
Professor Neil Spiller Surealist Lecture 25.01.2012