TRACING YELLOW | The Swing & The Bench

The Swing & The Bench is an art intervention, more precisely, a documentation event. A final experiential setting to revisit, one-on-one, three projects (the Tracing Yellow series) previously developed in the city of Oslo. The audience attending the MFA Grad Show at KHiO (Oslo National Academy of the Arts) in 2018, had the opportunity to engage inContinue reading “TRACING YELLOW | The Swing & The Bench”

COLECTIVO INICIATIVA CIUDADANA – DIÁLOGO CIUDADANO | ep.66 identidad vs colonización cultural desde el arte urbano

Coach Renzo Cárdenas entrevista a Rodrigo Ghattas, máster en gestión del arte y espacio urbano, artista visual independiente, organizador de artes comunitarias, con raíces peruano-palestinas. Quien desde Noruega, en su practica artística, explora la inteligencia colectiva comunitaria, la escultura relacional, y las prácticas de cuidado-mutuo y atención multidireccional en el espacio público. Además, es co-fundadorContinue reading “COLECTIVO INICIATIVA CIUDADANA – DIÁLOGO CIUDADANO | ep.66 identidad vs colonización cultural desde el arte urbano”

READING TIME | here we come and we don´t care mucho

Here we come and we don´t care mucho. It seems to be a good phrase to describe the internal force that drives the society in which we live nowadays; every time I get on the bus, walking the streets or a good song jumps into my ears from my Spotify playlist, I forced myself toContinue reading “READING TIME | here we come and we don´t care mucho”

READING TIME | inaction? thinking the world theoretically

Based on Chantal Mouffe book “Agonistics, Thinking the World Politically”, 2013 Left or right, neo-liberal, liberal, democrat, capitalist, totalitarian, etc.; we seem to carry a bag full of concepts and definitions to refer to the different political and economic models in a society. We spend a lot of time of our lives talking to ourContinue reading “READING TIME | inaction? thinking the world theoretically”

READING TIME | between the black box and the white cube

Based on Andrew V. Uroskie’s book ”Between the Black Box and the White Cube”, 2014 Introduction – From Medium to SiteThe expanded cinema is an outlet, a vertex of infinite possibilities that allowed the artist to shed the unilateral relationship between what was shown on the screen and the passive experience of the audience. SheddingContinue reading “READING TIME | between the black box and the white cube”

READING TIME | what could be more invisible?

Sometimes I walk through the city, usually in a rather indiscreet and somewhat clumsy way. Sometimes I just walk and my memory stops working. Other days, other days I appreciate that Oslo does not have as many historical monuments as all the ones I can find in Lima, in every single square of the city.Continue reading “READING TIME | what could be more invisible?”

READING TIME | void and volume, from the studio to the social

Back in 2007, ten years have passed and still can´t believe how fast time is, I joined the art academy in Lima, Peru. I was young, only 17 years old, but full of energy, aspirations, and dreams. “This is what I´m going to do for the rest of my life,” I told myself. I couldn’tContinue reading “READING TIME | void and volume, from the studio to the social”

READING TIME | future gravity

a half-sketched drawing about to fall off the wall, gravity always wins a Swede with airs of grandeur hangs flags of all the countries where he has lived he tells me to pee in the woods and I only see fake plastic trees surrounding his Japanesestyle house many books, lots of mind, lots of karmaContinue reading “READING TIME | future gravity”

READING TIME | tracing yellow

Sometimes I like to be in motion, to be transported, to walk, to listen –most of the time to my own steps- but what I like most is to lose myself in the city and into my thoughts. It is a way to be aware of myself in my everyday life. It shows me thatContinue reading “READING TIME | tracing yellow”

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