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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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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
Greenwashing, the use of bunkers and buildings of what is known as industrial archaeology, or the “glocal” are part of the formal, aesthetic and functional parameters of the delocalised art…Read more
In February last year, just a few weeks before the current global pandemic kept us on tenterhooks until the present day, the director of the Mars 2020 programme announced on…Read more
“Sin embargo soy humana y me quedado aquí encerrada componiendo cancioncillas sin paraaaaaar” Rigoberta Bandini “Cuánto trabajo excavar y excavar solo para volver a mí misma” Alejandra Smits IRENA: What…Read more
The stones are too hard for my feet. I put on my flip-flops and walk towards the water, still bright, but with the ability to darken the large rocks around…Read more
"A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world" (John Le Carré)