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Lightness or Heaviness? Saraceno vs. Kundera

"Is heaviness truly deplorable and lightness splendid?” (Kundera, 1983)In a first moment, the work of Tomás Saraceno says yes. Effectively, the lightness of his works, the incorporeal, diaphanous semblances of his fluttering pieces are appealing and inside of us they are consolidated in a desire for equality: I...

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The life and death of public things

The respect for private memory surpasses the respect for public memory. Between the residence, the home, the house, and the square, the objects of the past safeguard a distinct survival for each one.In the private domain, the halls and rooms are the preferential spots of exhibition...

The respect for private memory...

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Capital images

Image:The neoliberal man is on the run. The neoliberal man jogs, does CrossFit, dresses clean and tidy, has studied in the best universities and was an intern in the best financial business centres of the world. With suit and tie, trendy lines, he is subservient to the big...

Image:The neoliberal man i...

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Reviewing The New Art Fest 2017

The New Art Fest is an extremely recent art fest that has already managed to fuel contemporary art in Portugal and establish itself a legitimate project, capable of serving an audience that is interested to witness how art and technology are intertwined.The 2017 edition has...

The New Art Fest is an extreme...

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Γεωγραφίες in art

Geography has been an implicit and an ever-present representation in art and, if we want, in the art history. As an objective science, or one that aims to be that, geography measures the physical aspects – spatial and temporal – of places. But these places...

Geography has been an implicit...

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10 Years of EMPTY CUBE

Created by João Silvério, EMPTY CUBE is a curatorial project which is now about to reach its ten-year anniversary. Over this period, a vast array of things have changed in the world of art which, more or less, is in tune with the fluctuations and...

Created by João Silvério, EM...

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Spaces at Chiado 8

Spaces of creation | Blurs of creationCapturing the creative process is a strenuous task, sometimes even inglorious. It is as if one wanted to hold something invisible, unutterable, solely perceived by some. It is a continued strength that shows itself on a continuum, measured in the remnants conceived...

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