(octubre - noviembre de 2000
Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona)
memòria, identitat, identificació
(julio - septiembre 2002 Universitat de València. La Nau)
solicita nuestro boletín nº1 (gratuito, incluir dirección)
Culturas de archivo: fondos y nuevos documentos
(febrero - marzo 2003 Universidad de Salamanca. Palacio Abrantes)
solicita nuestro boletín nº2 (gratuito, incluir dirección)
Taller: arte, exposición, memoria
(octubre 2003. UPC, ETSAB. Barcelona)
Taller: arte, exposición, memoria II
(octubre 2004. UPC, ETSAB. Barcelona)
Culturas de archivo IV: representaciones
Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de Prado
Autovía Puente Colgante s/n
Fondo Ángel Ferrant
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Español
Jorge Guillén, 6
Sala de Referencia Planos y Dibujos
Archivo de la Real Chancillería de Valladolid
Organización y producción: Junta de Castilla y León
Taller/Worshop: Culturas de archivo
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Escola Tècnica Superior
d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
- Visita al archivo districte Sants-Monjuic 28 septiembre 2005
Octubre/October 17-23 2005
KUNSTAKADEMIET I TRODHEIM
Fakultet for arkitektur og billedkunst
Lectures and workshop: Archive Cultures
- Visiting Legal Museum
- Visting Stadtarchiv
- Working on reference room
Participación en SEMINARIO DOCUMENTALIDADES. CGAC.
14 octubre 2006
Participación en el seminario "La imagen fantasma". Barcelona, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, 28 noviembre 2006
Participación en el simposio internacional "Revistas y Guerra". MNCARS, enero 2007
Un vocabulario para la cultura artística contemporánea
Curso-programa de conferencias
MACBA Octubre/October 2008
Archivo: el acceso al saber/poder y las alternativas a la exposición
Conversaciones abiertas Dictadura, Arte y Archivo
Casa Amèrica Catalunya. c/ Còrsega, 299. Barcelona
7/8/9 OCTUBRE 2008 www.americat.net
Libro Santiago Roqueta. Co-edición y concepto.
El libro constituye un montaje de documentos imágenes y rastros dejados por S.R. en su actividad profesional y docente.
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Biblioteca / Library: The Cult of the Amateur
Enviado por editor en Martes, 23 Marzo, 2010 - 06:48 (13593 lecturas)
June 29, 2007|
Books of the Times
The Cult of the Amateur
By MICHIKO KAKUTANI
Digital utopians have heralded the dawn of an era in which Web 2.0 — distinguished by a new generation of participatory sites like MySpace.com and YouTube.com, which emphasize user-generated content, social networking and interactive sharing — ushers in the democratization of the world: more information, more perspectives, more opinions, more everything, and most of it without filters or fees. Yet as the Silicon Valley entrepreneur Andrew Keen points out in his provocative new book, “The Cult of the Amateur,” Web 2.0 has a dark side as well.
Texts Without Context
Enviado por editor en Martes, 23 Marzo, 2010 - 06:37 (11822 lecturas)
Tema Archivo Autor/Author Archive
March 21, 2010
Texts Without Context
By MICHIKO KAKUTANI
In his deliberately provocative — and deeply nihilistic — new book, “Reality Hunger,” the onetime novelist David Shields asserts that fiction “has never seemed less central to the culture’s sense of itself.” He says he’s “bored by out-and-out fabrication, by myself and others; bored by invented plots and invented characters” and much more interested in confession and “reality-based art.” His own book can be taken as Exhibit A in what he calls “recombinant” or appropriation art.
Mr. Shields’s book consists of 618 fragments, including hundreds of quotations taken from other writers like Philip Roth, Joan Didion and Saul Bellow — quotations that Mr. Shields, 53, has taken out of context and in some cases, he says, “also revised, at least a little — for the sake of compression, consistency or whim.” He only acknowledges the source of these quotations in an appendix, which he says his publishers’ lawyers insisted he add.
“Who owns the words?” Mr. Shields asks in a passage that is itself an unacknowledged reworking of remarks by the cyberpunk author William Gibson. “Who owns the music and the rest of our culture? We do — all of us — though not all of us know it yet. Reality cannot be copyrighted.”
War Memorials With Neatly Made Beds
Enviado por editor en Lunes, 22 Marzo, 2010 - 04:10 (12173 lecturas)
Tema Memoria Guerra/War Memory
March 19, 2010, 12:01 am
War Memorials With Neatly Made Beds
By MIKI MEEK
Karina Lau’s bedroom has not changed. A stuffed teddy bear and floppy-eared rabbit sit on top of her floral bedspread. Angel figurines and framed family photos line her bookshelf and dresser.
The only thing missing is her. Private Lau was killed seven years ago when insurgents shot down her helicopter in Falluja, Iraq. She was 20 years old.
The Shrine Down the Hall
Her mother, Ruth, usually keeps the bedroom door closed and the window shades drawn, but when the photographer Ashley Gilbertson came to her home in Livingston, Calif., she opened them up.
Since 2007, Mr. Gilbertson has been recording the bedrooms to which young American service members will never return. “You walk into these rooms,” he said, “and you feel like these are the kids you used to hang out with.”
“I’ve been covering conflict and war for more than 10 years, but this is the first time that I’ve really felt like a war photographer,” said Mr. Gilbertson, who is based in New York.
Although his coverage of Iraq has won awards, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal from the Overseas Press Club of America in 2004, Mr. Gilbertson, 32, said he has stopped photographing combat zones because the American public isn’t responding anymore.
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C-Span Puts Full Archives on the Web
Enviado por editor en Domingo, 21 Marzo, 2010 - 08:29 (8799 lecturas)
Tema Archivo Comentado
March 16, 2010|
By BRIAN STELTER
WASHINGTON — Researchers, political satirists and partisan mudslingers, take note: C-Span has uploaded virtually every minute of its video archives to the Internet.
The archives, at C-SpanVideo.org, cover 23 years of history and five presidential administrations and are sure to provide new fodder for pundits and politicians alike. The network will formally announce the completion of the C-Span Video Library on Wednesday.
Having free online access to the more than 160,000 hours of C-Span footage is “like being able to Google political history using the ‘I Feel Lucky’ button every time,” said Rachel Maddow, the liberal MSNBC host.
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Actualidad: Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage
Enviado por editor en Sábado, 20 Marzo, 2010 - 05:10 (9928 lecturas)
Tema Archivo Expuesto / Exhibited Archive
Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage
February 2, 2010–May 9, 2010
The Howard Gilman Gallery
Sixty years before the embrace of collage techniques by avant-garde artists of the early twentieth century, aristocratic Victorian women were already experimenting with photocollage. The compositions they made with photographs and watercolors are whimsical and fantastical, combining human heads and animal bodies, placing people into imaginary landscapes, and morphing faces into common household objects. Such images, often made for albums, reveal the educated minds as well as the accomplished hands of their makers. With sharp wit and dramatic shifts of scale akin to those Alice experienced in Wonderland, these images stand the rather serious conventions of early photography on their heads. The exhibition features forty-eight works from the 1860s and 1870s, from public and private collections.
Accompanied by a catalogue.
The exhibition was organized by The Art Institute of Chicago.
The exhibition in New York is made possible by The Hite Foundation in memory of Sybil E. Hite.
Enviado por editor en Viernes, 19 Marzo, 2010 - 03:47 (10019 lecturas)
Tema Culturas de Archivo/Archive Cultures
1. Recommended sites, archives and etc.|
The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) collection, formerly located at Brandeis University, is the largest and most important resource for the study of the participation of American volunteers in the Spanish Civil War.
It includes the papers of more than 200 volunteers, oral histories, films, photographs, posters, and selections of the microfilmed records of the International Brigades that were taken to the Soviet Union after the Spanish Civil War.
The following research tools are available to assist with access to the ALBA collections in the Tamiment Library. Follow the links to electronic finding aids, where available.
Founded by the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade
The Volunteer is the journal of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives. It is published four times per year, with three issues appearing in print and the fourth online only.
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Familiar stories (and other strange discoveries) Bettina Wind
Enviado por editor en Viernes, 26 Febrero, 2010 - 06:32 (9617 lecturas)
Familiar stories (and other strange|
Family photos draw a line between centre
and margin. In the centre: an
almost united family (only the photographer
is missing). In the margin: some
blurred landscape with a passer-by. Now
let’s cross the line and see what
Wednesday, 2nd of March, 6 pm
the mews project space
15 c Osborn St, (alley behind the
Whitechapel art gallery) London, E1
Denuncia / Report: Apple's Ban on Sexy Apps is Selective
Enviado por editor en Martes, 23 Febrero, 2010 - 04:35 (10339 lecturas)
COMMENT: WHO DRAWS MORAL NOWADAYS? |
Sarah Jacobsson, PC World
Feb 23, 2010 6:32 am
Apple has banned sexy apps from its app store -- but the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit app, the Playboy app, and the FHM app (which features sexy "girl of the week" photos) are still hanging around.
Last Thursday, Apple revealed a new policy for its app store: applications with "overtly sexual content" are no longer allowed. The policy was not officially announced, but rather relayed through an e-mail to app developer Jon Atherton, who sent it along to TechCrunch.
Atherton is the developer of Wobble iBoobs, an application that lets you add "wobble zones" to photos of bikini models (the zones then move when you shake your iPhone). This functionality was classified as "overtly sexual" by Apple (hate to say it, but I can see why), and thus the app was removed from the app store.
Atherton has since spoken with Apple about the exact details of the ban, and has posted a list of the new rules on his blog:
1. No images of women in bikinis (Ice skating tights are not OK either)
2. No images of men in bikinis! (I didn't ask about Ice Skating tights for men)
3. No skin (he seriously said this) (I asked if a Burqa was OK, and the Apple guy got angry)
4. No silhouettes that indicate that Wobble can be used for wobbling boobs (yes -- I am serious, we have to remove the silhouette in this pic)
5. No sexual connotations or innuendo: boobs, babes, booty, sex -- all banned
6. Nothing that can be sexually arousing!! (I doubt many people could get aroused with the pic above but those puritanical guys at Apple must get off on pretty mundane things to find Wobble "overtly sexual!)
7. No apps will be approved that in any way imply sexual content (not sure how Playboy is still in the store, but . . . )
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Enviado por editor en Lunes, 05 Octubre, 2009 - 08:24 (10940 lecturas)
Tema Archivo Autor/Author Archive
Azra Aksamija, Pushwagner, Dubravka Sekulić
September 13 - November 8, 2009
Stroom Den Haag
2514 HA The Hague
Opening hours: Wednesday-Sunday 12-5 pm
T +31-70 3658985
among others we prefer:
Architect/researcher Dubravka Sekulić (1980, Nis) shows portions of her project 'Belgrade, Belgrade: Ongoing Archive of Unruled Practices'. She inventories informal building practices like the proliferation of often illegal but imaginative urban expansions on top of existing buildings
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Microsoft hopes Windows 7 makes you forget about Vista
Enviado por editor en Domingo, 04 Octubre, 2009 - 10:05 (10773 lecturas)
[cda note: what about my Vista legal copy, Shall I forget about it and the money I paid]|
The new operating system is more consumer friendly and includes several upgrades, including a lightning-fast search function.
By David Colker
October 4, 2009
icrosoft Corp.'s new Windows 7 computer operating system hopes to pull off a major trick with memory.
Not computer memory, but ours.
It's supposed to make us forget Vista.
The Vista operating system, which Windows 7 will officially replace later this month, had a terrible reputation almost from the time it debuted in 2007.
Because of Vista's technical foibles, sluggish operation and inability to play nicely with some other programs, consumers and professionals shunned it in droves, refusing to update from Microsoft's old, reliable XP operating system.
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