Cosmic

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PublisherMACBA2019
In this text, Maite Garbayo-Maeztu seeks to think some of the first performances taking place in the 1970s in Spain, along with occupations of the street by feminist activism at the time. Artists like Dorothèe Selz, Fina Miralles, Àngels Ribé and Olga L. Pijoan would use veils, occultations and alterations that invited viewers to go beyond visuality.
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PublisherMACBA2018
Between the 1950s and seventies, Oscar Masotta (Buenos Aires, 1930 – Barcelona, 1979) was a key figure in the transformation of Argentina’s cultural scene. However, to date his work as a disseminator of Lacanian psychoanalytic theory and his active links with the counterculture during the four years he lived in Spain have been less obvious. His multiple and polymorphic interests included art, literature, comics, politics and psychoanalysis. From ideas such as the avant-garde, dematerialisation, discontinuity and the environment, Masotta constructed the tools for thinking about the categorical turn taking place in contemporary art. Perhaps the most relevant appropriation is the term ...
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PublisherMACBA2019
In the Open or In Stealth, curated by Raqs Media Collective at MACBA (31 October 2018 to 17 March 2019), was a site of discovery in which multiple histories and geographies were brought into dialogue towards contemplating the future with a plurality of possibilities and queries. It wove in 30 artists. Shveta Sarda is a translator and editor based in Delhi. From 2001 to 2014, she worked at Sarai with the Cybermohalla Ensemble, whose writings she translated from Hindi into English. She is editor of their publications, including Trickster City (Penguin-India, 2010, translated from Bahurupiya Shehr, Rajkamal, 2007) and co-editor of ...

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