A personal challenge to change one of my worst habits Last December I knew that my car’s circulation permit had 40000 colones ($80 aprox.) in fines for parking in areas not allowed in the central canton of San Jose. Not that I did not know, I found the tickets pressed in between the wipers every […]
Transferring Transfer: ANGIM Foundation Actors: Saleh Husein, farid rakun, Leonhard Bartolomeus “Make friends, not art” —SIASAT, ruangrupa, 2010 In ruangrupa, we are living and making our utopia, through friendship and trust—a condition which is under constant changes, and, in its latest manifestation, turning into ecology. Being a participant of Arts Collaboratory shows us […]
The starting point of our project is to extract the “tags” that characterize the Arts Collaboratory members in order to map our “common language”. Since we started the project, we have been exploring “tags” as a general concept and the use of social metadata in particular. Tags are an example of how the internet is […]
By: Luis Daniel Vega for Noisey. Translated by: Mabel Aguirre Read the original text in Spanish here: ‘Aputoi, canción de un solo tiro’: La historia del nuevo disco de Velandia On Sunday August the 16th, 2015, before 150 people crammed between Matik Matik’s hot walls, Edson Velandia summoned nine musicians and two actors to play […]
Some images of the tea ceremony held in Bamako on November 6 2015 as part of the 5th edition of the African Festival of Art Virtual Images (FAIVA)
Culture and Youth, any prospect for an equal and balanced world Guests : Pr Ismael Maiga & Issa Dicko As part of the 5th edition of the African Festival of Art Virtual Images (FAIVA) was held on November 6 2015, a Tea ceremony followed by discussions. Why a tea ceremony? Green tea, a tradition in […]
What is utopia and how does one go about imagining it? Are there any existing utopias or are they merely places we are yet to find or, perhaps, never will find? Read a review of BEACON by Mpho Moshe Matheolane in the Mail & Guardian here.
PARTICIPATIVE PLAYGROUND PROJECT Within the context of L’école des communs // Sicap Jet D’Eau – Dakar Proportionally to young children population between 0 and 14 years old that represent about 40% of total inhabitants of Senegal, spaces dedicated to recreational and sport pursuits in the capital city of Dakar are nearly nonexistent. The city is […]