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We’ve heard it, we’ve all heard all about all the sticks and spears and swords, the things to bash and poke and hit with, the long, hard things, but we…Read more
Last week I heard this sentence: “Everything an artist do when telling stories about others is out of focus”. And some months ago I also heard this one: “I can’t…Read more
Everybody talks about time. We don’t, Alán Carrasco’s exhibition at ADN Galería immediately makes us think of docufiction, that cinematographic genre that captures reality while introducing unreal elements or fictional…Read more
This year’s Biennale is a surreal one, which flows between social justice and tokenism, opting for a revisit of the past and decentralized speeches in a city where cultural activities…Read more
In the workshop of Lara Fluxà, in Fase, from October to March is cold, but as in all workshops there was heat, like fire fed with oxygen to twist the…Read more
According to Google Maps the distance between the emblematic Freiduría Embajadores 84 and La Casa Encendida is 5 minutes. Simply walk down the street towards the Embajadores traffic circle and…Read more
“She was always there, but very humbly, almost invisible, very much in the back. There was always Nam June Paik and George [Maciunas]. She was a mother. She was a…Read more
Last name Maetani, first name Kai. From my point of view, Maetani Kai is the most promising emerging Japanese photographer. He was born in the town of Ehime in 1988….Read more
AN “IMPROBABLE” FICTION Hurricane winds destroyed everything, devastating cities and collapsing their houses in its path; destroying the great buildings, the old cathedrals and the monuments that we once worshiped….Read more
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