Last day at De-Construkt

Everything is temporary. It has been great to be in Red Hook, living right across the firefighters and have 100% of focus on my research. Many things keep on evolving even after we live the residencies and this is the case here at De-Construkt too. I felt very welcome and got to know artists and …

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Study of Darkness in New Zealand

Photo by Nabor Kisser, 2008. Study of the video image in environments with no light or very little artificial light. Recorded during Expedição Francisco navigating the São Francisco River before its diversion. On the margins of this river, reality is directly linked to nature. When men edit nature, reality loses meaning. Video mini DV, 2009. Music by …

The Game Show

The Game Show - ABC No Rio in Exile "The Game Show is a cooperative, participatory arts project initiated by ABC No Rio and artists involved with No Rio's 2017 Flux Factory collaboration, Against Competition/Towards Mutual Aid. Inspired by non-competitive games such as hacky sack, hot lava, keep-the-balloon-up-in-the-air, cooperative role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, and …

Islands, Rivers, Airports and Ghosts: Marcia Vaitsman’s Meta-Journey by Francine Regis Goudel.

[para Português logo em seguida] Francine Regis Goudel, doctoral candidate at UDESC in Art History, wrote this article in 2017 about her experience playing the Game of Islands, Rivers, Airports and Ghosts. The article is in Portuguese but I had the chance to translate the abstract. ABSTRACT Like the stories of the characters created by the …

Ich denke daran… (I am indeed thinking about it)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-bHnM3Uwuk   As you see the whole video is in German but I made a quick translation at least of what this is about. I still need to think about what I just heard and I am thinking about it. Talk by Hartmut Rosa, Professor of Sociology, at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, author of the book …

305 ethnicities and 274 languages: a study reveals the cultural richness among First Nations of Brazil

a free translation from the article published by Revista Prosa Verso e Arte Culture and society (photo is linked to the original article). Written by João Fellet - BBC Brazil in Washington D.C. There are more indigenous people in São Paulo than in Pará or Maranhão [States]. The number of indigenous people living in Brazilian urban areas …

ver lonjuras

Trabalho de Isaura Pena, 2015. Percebi na abertura da exposição que falava com entusiasmo de Ver Lonjuras de Isaura Pena sem que nunca tivesse feito perguntas à artista sobre a obra. Falava sobre as escolhas íntimas, da decisão entre fazer ou não fazer, deixar ou não deixar, adequar ou inadequar. Marcamos então uma conversa e como resultante …