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A*DESK has been offering since 2002 contents about criticism and contemporary art. A*DESK has become consolidated thanks to all those who have believed in the project, all those who have followed us, debating, participating and collaborating. Many people have collaborated with A*DESK, and continue to do so. Their efforts, knowledge and belief in the project are what make it grow internationally. At A*DESK we have also generated work for over one hundred professionals in culture, from small collaborations with reviews and classes, to more prolonged and intense collaborations.

At A*DESK we believe in the need for free and universal access to culture and knowledge. We want to carry on being independent, remaining open to more ideas and opinions. If you believe in A*DESK, we need your backing to be able to continue. You can now participate in the project by supporting it. You can choose how much you want to contribute to the project.

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Inés Plasencia. Researcher, teacher and cultural manager. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of History and Theory of Art at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and at Duke University in Madrid. She holds a Master's degree in Contemporary Art History and Visual Culture and a PhD in Art History and Theory from the UAM with the thesis "Imagen y ciudadanía en Guinea Ecuatorial (1861-1937): del encuentro fotográfico al orden colonial", which was awarded the Extraordinary Prize. As for her collaborations with cultural institutions, she was part of the research and conceptualisation team of the project "Repensar Guernica" for the Reina Sofía Museum (2015-2017) and curated the virtual photography exhibition "Con tres heridas yo" at the same museum. Her main lines of work are visual studies and colonialism and debates around citizenship from the perspective of contemporary artistic practice. (Photo: Rubén H. Bermúdez)

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