Candide —
Journal for Architectural Knowledge

Candide No. 4 — 07/2011 — Fiction

Joachim Geil, Reinhard Doubrawa
The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria

Almost unscathed the artist Reinhard Doubrawa and the writer Joachim Geil experience the urban hand-to-hand fighting on the spot. In a series of photographs, Doubrawa depicts these moments on the edge of the conflict. Geil writes accompanying texts, inspired by Italo Calvino among others, and then waits once more for pictures from Doubrawa. The result is the sad old story of a famous architect who tries to recognize who and what, in the midst of the hell, are not hell, making them endure, giving them space.


Candide No. 4, 07/2011