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14th Venice Architecture Biennale: Lost in Modernity? | VASSILIKI TZANAKOU AND ISRAEL HURTADO COLA

español   ελληνικά Click on any image to view gallery Who can deny the complexity of a Modernity shaped by multiple and, ultimately, uncontrollable variables? In an era of prevailing randomnesses, we are continuously faced with a ...

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VIVA: The first International Visual Art Festival held in Malta | KATYA MICALLEF

In September 2014 the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival, VIVA, was held in Malta for the first time. This festival is the first of its sort in the archipelago. Contemporary Visual Art is seen by the majority of people living in big cities ...

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Un cierto olhar estrangeiro: (Re) producciones de estigmas de la cultura brasileña a partir de un documental de Lucia Murat (Parte II) | DENISE HELENA P. LARANJEIRA & MAÍRA DIAS LARANJEIRA

Leer Parte I OLHAR ESTRANGEIRO: UN ABORDAJE SOCIO-HISTÓRICO El historiador de cine estadounidense Robert Rosenstone (1997, 2010), nos llama nuestra atención hacia el hecho de que el documental, género específicamente cinematográfico, ...

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El Triunfo de la Pintura Norteamericana. Historia del Expresionismo Abstracto | JOAN PARRAMÓN

En este texto recorreremos el Expresionismo Abstracto como movimiento fundamental del arte pictórico de la segunda mitad del siglo XX. Y lo haremos de la mano de Irving Sandler, a partir de su ya clásico “El Triunfo de la Pintura Norteamericana. ...

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October 2014 | Español, Visual Culture

La traducción lingüística como baldaquín en la era de la globalización terrestre | MODESTA DI PAOLA

Peter Sloterdijk considera la globalización como un fenómeno muy antiguo que empieza con los grandes viajes que llevaron a cartografiar el territorio, a importar y exportar las mercancías y consecuentemente a intentar universalizar los idiomas ...

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October 2014 | English, New Media, Philosophy

The World Mountain or The Construction of the Virtual Real | ULRICH GEHMANN AND MARTIN REICHE

Abstract Based on World Mountains, the major forces towards an increased functionalization are examined, with a special emphasis on the city. The original conceptions of urban life as a major constituent of a conditio humana are compared with ...

Ulrich Gehmann and Martin Reiche, World Mountain Machine, Installation at the Estonian Museum for Applied Art and Design

World Mountain Machine | ULRICH GEHMANN AND MARTIN REICHE

Combined audiovisual installation and 268-pages book   The World Mountain Machine shows architectural morphology as a historical process and translates it into a visual language. The spectator is offered a view of a process that ...

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October 2014 | English, Notes, Review, Video Art

Take it or leave it. Marcel Odenbach | HERMAN BASHIRON MENDOLICCHIO

. Enigmatic, poetic, baroque, spiritual and crudely political, Marcel Odenbach crosses and becomes a protagonist of the history of video art of the past four decades. The book Take it or leave it. Marcel Odenbach. Anthology of texts and videos - ...