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That we live in an interconnected world has become clearer than ever during these months of 2020, which is not yet over. An interconnection that implies more mobility, more projection…Read more
Criticism, among many other things, is also advertising. To write about something (for better, for worse or for regulation) is to highlight it: the realization that, for the critic, it…Read more
With the cities inactive for months, by force grew in them wastelands, or as the architect Ignasi de Solà-Morales called them, terrain vague, giving them the cinematographic patina they deserve….Read more
Frédéric Migayrou, chief curator of architecture and design at the Mnam-CCI Centre Pompidou in Paris, gives us his point of view on the evolution of the museum sector after the…Read more
¡Parecía que las enfurecidas fuerzas atmosféricas hubiéranse concentrado en ese punto de la tierra para herirla y despedazarla! Francisco Coloane In the course of these turbulent months, the Magellanic…Read more
In these present times, it seems that new artists are emerging; profiles on Instagram with an emerging surname, some known in the local or national spheres, and very few internationally,…Read more
We need reminders, constantly. The first days of confinement, after the start of the pandemic, all were good wills: “we will be better”, “this will make us more aware”, “we…Read more
Photography as a means of exploration is, in itself, an action that documents events, sensibilities and geographies. Some photographers move along that track, using photographic tools to outline a process…Read more
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