No Way Out or What is a Minor Architecture?

Irit katz

An English early version of this article was published under the title “Spaces Stretch Inward: Intersections between Architecture and Minor Literature”, Public Culture, Vol. 22 no.3 (62), Fall 2010, Duke University Press, pp.425-432

This article forms part of a larger research project ‘Conflict in Cities and the Contested State’ supported by the ESRC's Large Grants Programme (RES-060-25-0015). I would like to thank the support of  the Anglo-Israel Association with the Kenneth-lindsay scholarship and to the support of Girton College, Cambridge, with The Ruth Whaley and The Ida and Isidore Cohen Research Scholarships

This article was submitted in Hebrew. Please switch to the Hebrew section of the issue.

Irit katz completed a B.Arch degree at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design and an M.A. in Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies at Bar Ilan University. She practiced for five years as an architect in London and specialized in social housing schemes. Currently she is a PhD candidate and teaches at the Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge. Her first poetry book titled ‘Hibernating’ was recently published by Hakkibutz-Hameuhad publishing house

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