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 …

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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 …

GlogauAIR: a place to decompress (or to work like there is no tomorrow)

Almost three months have passed since I arrived from Morocco passing through Lisbon, landing by taxi at Glogauerstr. 16 in Kreuzberg, Berlin. What to tell about an experience that is basically waking up every day to a new unpredictable day - getting to know K who made me mass fitting clothes; H who could be …

PhD

One should always ask themselves why would an artist want to have a PhD. Many of them because they also have a day job as an university professor. I am still dwelling with the idea of art in the university system, and the several (SEVERAL) concessions one has to make, as a researcher and even …