┐ The Banality of Evil* └

This post is about the art of serial killers and serves the purpose of referencing a couple of very good blogs/bloggers. © Joe Coleman, And a Child Shall Lead Them [Mary Bell], 2001 There’s a dark-toned blogger I’ve been following for some years now, which I love for its very unique voice (it actually appeared…

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┐ PS, a love affair └

In another place, in another life, I mentioned North Koreans’ love for Photoshop. While reading about North Korea’s recent declaration of war I come across several other examples of this love affair, which will follow below. Alan Taylor, at “The Atlantic”: While researching a photo entry about North Korea’s recent threats of war, I discovered…

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┐ The House With the Ocean View └

This post serves the sole purpose of sharing documentation about my favorite Marina Abramovic’s performance: “The House with the Ocean View”. There are not many photographs available on the web, so here is a a contribution. photo documentation (day 1 – day 4) photographs by Attilio Maranzano photo documentation (day 5 – day 8) photographs…

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┐ Andrea Galvani, ways to space out └

Conceptually, Andrea’s work is amongst the most interesting I’ve seen recently. His works have their own language, both conceptual and documentary, buh also appealing to the senses, evoking sound and parallel universes. His photographs not only evoke sculpture as they are presented like one, as much as they are performances, with their own body, breathing…

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┐ I Will Swim to You └

I’ve said it here before: Jason Molina is my favourite musician. I’ve said it here before: he was an alcoholic. Jason Molina died last Saturday, 16th March, aged 39. I’m lost for words, not because this is overwhelmingly sad but because it just builds on anger. He was an extraordinary soul and his premature departure…

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┐ Breaking Point …………………………………………………………………………….└

© Sofia Silva, 2M Demonstration @ Lisbon, 2013 It’s definitely the last time we hit the streets peacefully. There’s no turning back from here. “almost 24 hours after these events neither the President nor the government spoke about the massive demonstrations.” If you want to read a brief description (in english) of what happened yesterday…

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┐ Occupy and Resist └

Today, 2nd March 2013, all over Portugal, demonstrations against this government and the austerity measures  will hit the streets. I’ll join, of course. Wouldn’t be able not to. That said, I will not be laughing and singing along to songs that symbolize the country’s last revolution (April 25th 1974). I avoid all these nostalgic and…

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