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Ana Bonet-Miró e-mail(Inicie sesión)



El Fun Palace, el emblemático complejo cultural iniciado en Londres en 1961 por Joan Littlewood y Cedric Price y cuya agenda iría progresivamente ganando en contingencia e inestabilidad hasta 1975, circula sin cesar en la investigación académica de la arquitectura en la actualidad. Sin embargo, el programa cultural del proyecto que emana del archivo y el papel de Littlewood en él aparecen en cierto modo neutralizados en estos discursos. Este artículo reconstruye los casi sesenta años de historia de la recepción del Fun Palace para investigar críticamente las condiciones que influyeron en la construcción de sus distintivas imágenes. La compleja topología del archivo del Fun Palace se vislumbra como un actor principal en la constitución de los modos de recepción del proyecto en la actualidad: la investigación académica y el activismo.

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Joan Littlewood, Cedric Price, Fun Palace, no-arquitectura, autoría, archivo complejo, recepción crítica


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