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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.
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This is my home this thin edge of barbwire. Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands/La Frontera A home built with a thin line of barbed wire. This is how the theorist Gloria Anzaldúa,…Read more
07Before entering, a siren sounds every hour. Its sound is sometimes mixed with the voices of demonstrators: a call to what? a demonstration of what? who is summoning us to…Read more
07Élan d’Orphium is the alter ego of Pablo García Martínez. Born in Don Benito, Badajoz in 1992, his studies in Fine Arts and violin performance took him to Madrid. Once…Read more
SAVE THE DATE: Friday, 17 September, 23 h. More information, here Free entrance, prior registrationRead more
The eleventh edition of the nordic biennial MOMENTUM, entitled House of Commons, initially delayed by a breakdown in the relationship between the biennale and its curator, Théo-Mario Coppola, has been opened since end of…Read more
The eco-social crisis that we have been going through in an increasingly conspicuous way over the last decades, the severity of which has increased due to a pandemic closely related…Read more
If twenty years ago someone claimed that the end of the world was closer than it seemed — or that it would simply happen — they could only be labelled apocalyptic or…Read more
“Neither modernity is the continuity of the past in the present, nor is today the son of yesterday: they are its rupture, its negation. Modernity is self-sufficient: every time it…Read more
In his Velázquez, Ortega writes: “painting is something that some men take care of doing while some other men take care of watching it, copying it, criticising it or praising…Read more
"A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world" (John Le Carré)