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I’ve visited the Oscar Masotta. Theory As Action exhibition a number of times, with the sole intention of discovering which of Masotta’s multiple characteristics I wanted to highlight in this…Read more
Sound emerges from the collision between molecules that create a vibratory movement. It can only be produced in a substantial context, never in the void. In a liquid medium –…Read more
Remember, invoke, signal, celebrate. To revise historiography, reread our female authors and artists is a pressing need – the need to revise a partial account – and responds to an…Read more
A Trip to Madrid, late February 2018 A. Hi. Do you know what? Every time I go to Madrid I feel like an amphibian on a journey across the…Read more
In the book Sculpting in Time, Andrei Tarkovsky describes how annoyed he felt whenever he heard the hypotheses and suspicions concerning the meaning of ‘the Zone’ in his film Stalker….Read more
Opening with a dramatic prologue by the great exponent of climate fiction, Kim Stanley Robinson, and an installation-essay in five episodes by philosopher Timothy Morton, founder of Dark Ecology and…Read more
They were friends. Yet they had their differences. They first met in 1924 and for ten years they would meet up, play chess and share projects, holidays and exiles. They…Read more
With the activation of the three works that form Talk Trouble, on the first Sunday in January Clàudia Pagès brought to a close one of the freshest projects presented at…Read more
Early this week, Le Monde published an editorial signed by a hundred French women in favour of sexual freedom and seduction French style. According to the signers, who included actress…Read more
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