Roland Barthes, Mythologies. Paris, Editions du Seuil, 1957.
Adrian Budd, “Politics Without Enough Economics,” International Socialism: A Quarterly Review of Socialist Theory
See Louis Althusser, “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses,” in Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays, trans. Ben Brewster (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1971), 121-176.
See György Lukács, History and Class Consciousness: Studies in Marxist Dialectics, trans. Rodney Livingstone (Cambridge MA, MIT Press, 1972). See especially the chapter “Reification and the Consciousness of the Proletariat,” 83-232 For a contemporary understanding of reification quite different from Cairns’s, see Timothy Bewes, Reification: or the Anxiety of Late Capitalism (London and New York: Verso 2002).
Libero Andreotti is an architect, critic, and historian of European avant-garde movements between the two World Wars and after. He writes on architecture and politics during Fascism and the post-war movements on the 1960s, especially the Internationale Situationniste. A native of Italy and two-time Fulbright scholar, from 1994 to 2011 he was Director of Georgia Tech’s Paris Program at the Ecole d’Architecture de Paris-La Villette in Paris, France. Andreotti’s books include Spielraum: Benjamin et L’Architecture (Paris, Editions La Villette 2011), Le Grand Jeu a Venir: Ecrits situationnistes sur la ville (Paris, Editions la Villette 2007), Situationists: Art, Politics, Urbanism, with Xavier Costa, based on the exhibition he curated at the MACBA in 1996 (Barcelona, ACTAR 1996), and Theory of the Derive and Other Situationist Writings on the City (Barcelona, ACTAR 1996).
How to Cite this Article: Andreotti, Libero. Review of Reification and Representation: Architecture in the Politico-Media-Complex, by Graham Cairns. JAE Online. October 11, 2019. http://www.jaeonline.org/articles/review/reification-and-representation#…