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“Do you remember that time we were together and danced this or that dance?” is the title of the performance by choreographer, writer and dance practitioner Clara Amaral that was…Read more
These days can be seen at the Kiasma museum in Helsinki, The Visitors. I went to see it on the first Friday of November, when, as every first Friday of…Read more
What happens when nothing happens? What feelings come to the surface? How to deal with drift, emptiness, nothingness? The mere fact of floating often reminds us that we are vulnerable…Read more
A few weeks ago, I finished one of the conversations I had with Armando Andrade Tudela, and used the subjunctive mood to think again. I had to do it to…Read more
Dear Alban, I come from the Kingdom of Spain – a country that refuses to recognise yours. There’s a feeling of guilt. After all, I am the reason why your…Read more
Think about the Nordic countries from a Spanish perspective, leaving behind the myth of European women holidaying in Spain during Franco’s regime. Let’s travel back in time to Scandinavia in…Read more
People of the 20thCentury is the ambitious project that August Sander set out to do in 1911, and a very extensive theoretical corpus has been built to study the importance of…Read more
The Bauhaus anniversary calendar of approximately 600 events in Germany reveals a kaleidoscope of versions about this unique interdisciplinary movement which altogether may convey the only fact that there no…Read more
Through the speculative criticism, meaning, through the exploration of the questions rather than the formulation of answers, this exhibition, curated by Àngels Díaz Tena Miralda, investigates the possible archaeologies of…Read more
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