٠ Kant’s classes clash ٠

The title references Pierre Bourdieu’s critique of Kant’s famous essay on aesthetics – The Critique of Judgement. Bourdieu’s take on Kant’s distinction between ‘taste’ (available to all animals) and ‘beauty’ (exclusive to the humankind) implies a marxist notion of the separation of classes. For him, Kant’s praise of beauty and of ‘pure taste’ is a…

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٠ Nicolás Lamas, Material on Immateriality ٠

© Nicolás Lamas, Información paralela (Parallel Information), from La inconsistencia de lo visible, 2012. A scanned slide reveals a hypothetical universe generated by dust and mold accumulated on the film surface. © Nicolás Lamas, from Espacio de contingencia (Contingency Space), 2012 Contingency space is the gradual transformation of a physical space through different elements that…

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٠ Candy, Candy, Candy I can’t let you go ٠

Cover Candy, issue #1 Cover Candy, issue #2 Luis Venegas, the Madrid-based editor of fashion and art publications including Fanzine 137, has launched his latest. Called Candy, Venegas describes the publication as the first “Transversal Style” magazine: “the first fashion magazine ever completely dedicated to celebrating transvestism, transexuality, cross dressing and androgyny, in all its…

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