٠ Sandro Ferreira, memory code: 6174 ٠

© Sandro Ferreira, Não lhe digas para onde vais amanhã (Don’t tell her where you’ll be tomorrow), from the project “6174” Set of a hundred booklets, with dimensions identical to those with speeches of some dignitaries of the Portuguese dictatorial regime: “Estado Novo”. © Sandro Ferreira, from the project 6174. The left card reads The…

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┐ Knowing SIP └

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Shpilman Institute for Photography and with the great work they’ve been doing in promoting research in the photographic field, here is one familiar way in :) The image links back to the blog, in english

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┐ Fuck Yeah Modern Heroes └

Reading about the man of the moment, Edward Snowden, I found myself thinking about these modern heroes. I’ll started by quoting him quoting Benjamin Franklin: “Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.” I don’t doubt this for a minute. Aaron Swartz (1986-2013) “Sometimes, this meant Swartz’s standards…

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┐ Art History With Benefits – Bruce High Quality Foundation └

“The title Art History with Benefits refers to popular culture’s “friends with benefits,” sexual partnerships without emotional attachment. “What happens in the art world, stays in the art world,” another Bruce quote, takes its inspiration from Las Vegas’s normal-rules-don’t-apply-here slogan. BHQF wants to drag the commercial relationships that form the basis of trade in the…

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┐ Digital Computation Aesthetics Overdose └

© Benjamin Maus & Julius von BismarcK, “Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus” is a drawing machine illustrating a never-ending story by the use of patent drawings, 2009 © Zimoun, 25 woodworms, wood, microphone, sound system, 2009 © John Powers, Chanbered #1, sculpture © Casey Reas, Process 11 (Installation 1), 2006. Software projection, Variable Size ‘The Rotten Fruit…

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┐ Valter Ventura, Flying Solo └

© Valter Ventura, Cartas do Vazio (Charts of Emptiness), from the project Compêndio do Nada(Compendium of Nothing), 2013 © Valter Ventura, Cartas do Vazio (Charts of Emptiness), from the project Compêndio do Nada(Compendium of Nothing), 2013 installation view at Carpe Diem, Lisboa, 2013 Since 2005, Valter Ventura has been working exclusively in collaboration with fellow…

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