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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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Eli Cortiñas’ The Most Given of Givens (2016) opens with a film camera pointing towards the severed stone head of Lenin being lifted away by construction cranes. The source of…Read more
A*DESK presents another A*LIVE event, our presential and audiovisual format at which we discuss current topics. At A*LIVE: Artists, Status and other Contradictions we organised a meeting to discuss the recent unanimous approval…Read more
In the eighties, emerging cyberfeminist trends began to give way to the first theoretical tools for decolonising the instrumentalisation of science and technology. Several female feminist theoreticians imploded the idea…Read more
‘I wanted to remove these works from the placard’, announced Roberto Jacoby at the press conference to Traidores los días que huyeron (Treacherous Were the Days That Fled), an alternative…Read more
Coinciding with the new season of gallery shows after the summer, Art Barcelona is once again organising Art Nou, the programme that brings new artists to the Barcelona gallery scene….Read more
Louise Bourgeois returns to Berlin with the installation The Empty House at the Schinkel Pavillon, her first solo exhibition after her death that presents the last two decades of work…Read more
Last February, Niño de Elche published his latest work under the title Antología del cante flamenco heterodoxo, produced with Refree and Pedro G. Romero, that proposes conceiving flamenco as a…Read more
The metre, a length unit standard in the international system of measurement, reveals a constant relationship between time and space. The first modern attempt to create a system not linked…Read more
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