Posts Tagged ‘Democracy’

Acclair Art Valuation Service: a fairer way to value art

Friday, October 30, 2009 10:58 4 Comments

Acclair Art Valuation Service installation at VanAbbemuseum, photo courtesy Acclair It has happened to nearly all of us, at least once, to remain flabbergasted on discovering the price of a work of art. Whether we personally consider the piece worthless, over-priced or incomprehensible is relatively immaterial because the commercial value given to art belongs to […]

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The French ecological revolution: what are the future prospects for ecological politics?

Saturday, September 5, 2009 10:31 No Comments

images: http://www.greens-efa.org/index.htm | http://www.organicworldfoundation.org/ A detailed account on the French ecological revolution reveals the complex relationship between democracy and ecological politics. In this article Alessandro Mengozzi argues that in order to save its somewhat thwarted future ecological politics should dilute its message, open to a strong mediation and engage in participatory democracy. This article is […]

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Recreating the Berlin Wall

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 15:04 4 Comments

Image Liminal Institute, Amsterdam Recreating The Berlin Wall is a project by performance artist and co-founder of the Liminal Institute, an international performance unit in Amsterdam, Martin Butler. The artist aims to orchestrate a ‘Flash mob’, organized through the social networking sites ‘Facebook’, ‘Myspace’ and ‘Twitter’, that will recreate the Berlin wall with the physical […]

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Cluster in collaboration with the Architects Association of Turin (FOAT) participates at the Democracy Biennial.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 13:05 No Comments

The first edition of the Biennale Democrazia, will take place in Turin the 22 – 26 April 2009, it is an international cultural event entirely dedicated to the ethical and political project of democracy a political system which, by definition, is in constant evolution and development, continually facing new challenges to be overcome. The Democracy […]

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Democracy And Urban Places – Call For Papers

Thursday, February 19, 2009 13:48 No Comments

Photo: © Stefano Mirti Have you ever stumbled across forms of democracy in unexpected places while wandering around a city? Have you ever identified essential democratic qualities in any specific place? Or, have you ever thought “This is not a democratic place!” What is the link between democracy and its places? The Foundation of the […]

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