A rich and suggestive analysis of military "ways of seeing"
Paul Virilio trained as an artist in stained glass, working with
Braque and Matisse, as well as studying philosophy at the Sorbonne.
In 1975 he was made director of the Ecole speciale d'architecture
in Paris. He retired from teaching in 1998 and now works with
private organizations on projects to house the homeless in Paris.
He has written many books, including War and Cinema, Open Sky, and
A translator from Romanian, Spanish, German, French, and Italian, Patrick Camiller has translated many works, including Dumitru Tsepeneag's Vain Art of the Fugue, The Necessary Marriage, and Hotel Europa.
"One of the most original thinkers of our time." Liberation