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South remembers: Southern Comforts. Tropical Baroque, Pirate Thinking by Octavio Zaya

Written on February 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm, by

Southern Comforts: Tropical Baroque, Pirate Thinking by Octavio Zaya   Who Defines Who We Are? Evening just refused to fall, the sun’s beating on the asphalt and the metalwork brought on a nauseous vertigo. The dark glasses, hankies daubed with cologne on people’s heads, the improvised defence measures, to avoid a burning reflection or a
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South remembers: X & Y

Written on February 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm, by

  by X & Y Not for nothing do we speak of “naked” poverty. The worst, the most dreadful aspect of such exposure, which gained currency under the law of necessity but which nevertheless reveals only a thousandth part of what remains hidden, is not pity or the equally grim sense of his own impassivity
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South remembers: EURO by Superflex

Written on February 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm, by

EURO by Superflex Euro, a billboard depicting a manipulated euro coin—a symbol of the European currency devoid of actual value. The work was made for the billboard exhibition Show Off presented at Point Centre for Contemporary Art, Cyprus.    

South remembers: The Erasers

Written on February 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm, by

         

South remembers: Is the North Really Going South? Or, to Put It in Other Words: What the Hell is Going On in Europe?

Written on February 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm, by

Is the North Really Going South? Or, to Put It in Other Words: What the Hell is Going On in Europe? Here is the response to your question: “This is a typical Euro-centric, or white people’s, perspective. There was a show that closed here in Berlin, as you know, called Former West. A nice idea that
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South remembers: Shame – Guest: Paolo Colombo

Written on January 4, 2015 at 7:54 pm, by

Shame GUEST: Paolo Colombo This is an image of an intersection of two alleys in a village in Crete named after the two members of the Papandreou dynasty, Andreas and Georgios. The grandfather, Georgios, the father, Andreas, and the son, Georgios, all served as prime ministers of Greece within a 70-year period. Many of Greece’s
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South remembers: Sour South by Chus Martínez

Written on December 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

Sour South by Chus Martínez By convention, the bottom half of a map is South i: Finisterre While talking about what to talk about he started telling me a story. There is a general assumption that people from the Basque country are quite reserved, of a taciturn character. However, one of his best friends as
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South remembers: Behind the (Southern) Looking Glass by Sotirios Bahtsetzis

Written on December 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

Behind the (Southern) Looking Glass by Sotirios Bahtsetzis From the time of Charlemagne to the present day, art as an expression of the ‛South’ seems to be the ‛agic potion’ of European fantasies The very title of this magazine can serve as a trigger for examining the relationship of Greece with Europe – the latter
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South remembers: U(You) Turn. From Self-Destruction to Self-Organisation by Lorenzo Romito

Written on December 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

U(You) Turn From Self-Destruction to Self-Organisation by Lorenzo Romito What is beyond the contemporary city in accordance with an I-Ching reading Before attempting to envision what is beyond the contemporary city, we should attempt to understand what is behind it. The contemporary city is the house of our society. This house and what is inside
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South likes: Panda Sex at State of Concept, Athens

Written on December 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: Panda Sex State of Concept, Athens 29 November 2014 – 17 January 2015 Tom Morton introduces Panda Sex as a manifesto infused with humour about what an exhibition is and what it is not. Taking its characteristics from the species Alluropoda melanoleuca, the giant panda bear—paying little attention to sexuality, having as its colour black
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