‘EL BUEN VIVIR’ | Hvervenbukta

please use arrows for image slider ‘El Buen Vivir’ at Hvervenbukta   by Rodrigo Ghattas & Andrea Fritsvold 12-18 July 2021 Organized by Vibeke Frost Andersen   The title of our one-week biopolitical intervention in Oslo Kommune’s pavilion at Hvervenbukta Beach (in Holmlia neighborhood) is Slutten pÃ¥ velferdsstaten nærmer seg…er vi klare for ‘El BuenContinue reading “‘EL BUEN VIVIR’ | Hvervenbukta”

VERDENSROMMET | history

Verdensrommet is an artist-led grassroots and mutual support network for non-EU and international artists and cultural workers based in Norway. We do art and political activism, guidance, advocacy, creative networks, and provide tools to strengthen interdiasporic art practices. Addressing critical migratory, economic, and labor concerns of this arts community. The network was established in MarchContinue reading “VERDENSROMMET | history”

CARE DAY | Ecology of Care

please use arrows for image slider Care Day is a continuation of an intimate practice-based research started as a part of Culture for Solidarity in June 2020 by Ecology of Care (Sofia Cartuccia, Djuro Grdinic, Lina Issa and myself). Back then, we built a collective methodology that now serves as a ground for further exploration on current social urgenciesContinue reading “CARE DAY | Ecology of Care”

CIVIL IMPOTENCE & ART | on Peru’s new political turmoil

written by Rodrigo Ghattas-Pérez I must start this writing by acknowledging, and helplessly admitting a cynical and adventurous blend [for the purpose of this writing] of the political views of five of my must-read authors: Peruvian intellectual, essayist and poet Sebastián Salazar Bondy; Canadian writer and activist AK Thompson; French novelist, pro-revolt, and political activistContinue reading “CIVIL IMPOTENCE & ART | on Peru’s new political turmoil”

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 | is private space disappearing?

Based on Slavoj Žižek´s book “Event : A Philosophical Journey Through a Concept”, 2014 (…)Then, by direct consequence, my individuality is also disappearing. Thus, if that happens it means that public space will become a private space. The privatization of public space would mark the start of a gargoyle relationship between humans…That is just ourContinue reading “READING TIME | is private space disappearing?”

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”

KUNSTHALL TRONDHEIM | DKS testlab

Kunsthall Trondheim, Kulturtanken and Den Kulturelle Skolesekken in Trondheim invite artists to create an art project for children and young people, developed over a specific period of time at Kunsthall Trondheim. The Cultural Schoolbag ensures that children and young people throughout the country get to experience art. Here, visual art is underrepresented and this is importantContinue reading “KUNSTHALL TRONDHEIM | DKS testlab”

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”

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