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A Call for Kami: Talking to Marcos Novak

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 11:45 1 Comment

On 12 February 2011, RIEAch’s Per-Johan Dahl met with architect and media theorist Marcos Novak at Novel Cafe in Downtown Los Angeles to talk about current conditions of space making. Sitting just a few blocks from SCI Arc, the discussion circulated around issues of algorithms, cultural connections, and the need for kami in contemporary discourse. […]

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Art without Buildings: Q&A with the director of the MINI Museum of XXI Century Art

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 13:40 1 Comment

Domenico Quaranta & Marcia Caines In October 2010 Italian art critic, curator and author Domenico Quaranta launched “The MINI Museum of XXI Century Arts” a pocket-sized nomadic exhibition space comprised of a digital frame bought on e-bay and a USB pen drive. The MINI Museum of XXI Century Arts. Image courtesy MINI Museum of XXI […]

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Plan C: A Radioactive Fairground Attraction in Manchester

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 15:41 4 Comments

posted by Marcia Caines Whitworth Park Manchester, spring 2010 – university students, museum-goers, local low-income residents, junkies, pushers and/or the director of some museum in Liverpool all had the unique opportunity to take a ride on a rather dated and sinister-looking radioactive fairground attraction which appeared in the park overnight: ‘The Liquidator’. images Tod Seelie […]

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Superheroes to save our cities?

Monday, October 18, 2010 11:21 15 Comments

In his quest for a civic culture the former mayor of Bogotà, Antanas Mockus, renowned for his eccentricity and intellectual clout, made history when he presented himself before the populace of Bogotà in a spandex Superman costume proclaiming to be ‘Supercitizen’. The superman guise was one of a series of the many creative antics he […]

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The Permanent Slum

Monday, September 20, 2010 14:33 No Comments

image of Villa 31 from Villa 31 – Retiro, Buenos Aires In this article The Permanent Slum, Jordana Timerman, a political aide in the Argentine government’s Secretariat of Human Rights and a researcher at Centro de Estudios Perspectiva Sur of Generación Política Sur, reports on how an artist from Buenos Aires has engaged in a […]

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