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Dora García responds


08 July 2011

Dora García responds

Artists don’t usually respond to criticisms made about their projects. Nor is it usual that these are highly charged. Or perhaps yes, when talking about the pavilions in Venice. In the previous edition, Barceló received the nice kind. And now it seems that some critics have vented their fury on Dora Garciá’s project. But Dora has responded. And her response, in her blog for “Lo inadecuado”, as marked by the rules of discussion and criticism, has also been harsh. She has also responded to the article that we published, by Oriol Fontdevila, about the current edition of the biennial.

At A*DESK we have always believed in the need for discussion and debate. We also believe in authorship over and above anonymity as an excuse. So, welcome to the discussion.

Dora García’s response in the blog “The inadequate”:

Oriol Fontdevila’s article with the responses of Dora and from Oriol himself:

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