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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 selflessly with A*DESK, and continue to do so. Their efforts, knowledge and belief in the project are what make it grow. 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.

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07 January 2009
Matar el tiempo

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No nos gusta celebrar la Navidad, pero sí que hasta ahora, y coincidiendo con el cambio de año, nos gusta hacer algunos jueguecitos. Hace un par de Navidades nos dedicamos a preguntar qué
había sido lo mejor y lo peor del año. El pasado Año Nuevo propusimos una serie de posibilidades en broma (“Y si…”). Este año, con los Reyes Magos, traemos unos pasatiempos. Son tres juegos que esperamos que os ayuden a pasar el rato. Al fin y al cabo es a lo que nos dedicamos: a pasar el rato. ¿Qué otra cosa si no es pensar? De eso está hecho el pensamiento, de matar el tiempo. Poco más nos queda en tiempos de crisis. Y no es poco. A ver si lo
que nos va a traer esta crisis es un poco más de espacio para pensar. Pero, ¡eh!, ¡qué nadie se asuste! No es más que un juego. Y sobre todo, no perdamos el sentido del humor.

A*DESK, Independent Institute of Criticism and Contemporary Art, is dedicated to learning, publishing and research related to the criticism of contemporary art. Taking the view that critical thought makes individuals free, its mission is to defend actively the importance of criticism: to generate debate about contemporary art, to enable each individual to establish their own opinion and by doing so promote culture.

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