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19 February 2010

La iniciativa JustMAD ha contribuido a contrarestrar los amplios y desangelados espacios de ARCO’10, con un poco de energía, frescura y, sobre todo, escala humana. Galerías jóvenes, dimensiones reducidas, plataformas curatoriales y muchas ganas de comunicar.

Naturalmente, la segunda edición deberá pulir muchas cosas: mejorar la selección o trabajar un poco más la sección Curator’s Desk, entre otras. Pero, de momento, esta primera presentación cumple una función muy necesaria: aportar un soplo de aire fresco.

Montse Badia has never liked standing still, so she has always thought about travelling, entering into relation with other contexts, distancing herself, to be able to think more clearly about the world. The critique of art and curating have been a way of putting into practice her conviction about the need for critical thought, for idiosyncrasies and individual stances. How, if not, can we question the standardisation to which we are being subjected?

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