Léopold Lambert

Léo­pold Lam­bert is an archi­tect and Editor of The Fun­am­bu­list http://​www​.leo​pold​lam​bert​.com/, http://​the​fun​am​bu​list​.net/

Police and Protest in the Banlieue

On February 2, 2017, in the banlieue municipality of Aulnay-sous-Bois (North-East), 22-year-old Black man Théo L. was raped by a police officer, while three others were holding him. As of today, Théo is still at the hospital suffering of a 3.5-inch-long tear of his anus. The video showing the crime was quickly spread, provoking outrage country-wide, and making…

Introducing Archipelago: Podcasting Deinstitutionalized Knowledge

A project created by Léopold Lambert as the podcast platform of The Funambulist.The idea of Archipelago emerged from the will to propose an alternative to the current state of Academia (whether architectural or not). The generalized absence of bridges between disciplines, the petty internal politics, the clear categorization of teachers and learners, as well as…

# Palestine /// Law as a Colonial Weapon: Review of ‘The Law in these Parts’ by Ra’anan Alexandrowicz

For me, these laws do not exist; they are meaningless — Bassem Tamimi (Palestinian activist)[vimeo 51930783  w=600&h=350] I recently watched Israeli director Ra’anan Alexandrowicz’s fim, The Law in These Parts, which unfolds the legal mechanisms of the occupation of the Palestinian territories (West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem) since their take over by the Israeli Defense Forces in 1967.…