homo ludens

Totem & Taboo: gay cruising architecture

  It is always fascinating to see how architectural icons, in their total innocence, are appropriated by unthinkable purposes that the starchitect behind their conception would have never thought of and maybe – who knows – always wished. When the

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Totem & Taboo: gay cruising architecture

  It is always fascinating to see how architectural icons, in their total innocence, are appropriated by unthinkable purposes that the starchitect behind their conception would have never thought of and maybe – who knows – always wished. When the

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In Ictu Oculi

^ In Ictu Oculi, by Greta Alfaro 2009. Single channel video (HDV, 16:9, colour, sound). Duration: 10’35   “From its title (meaning “in the blink of an eye”) onwards, Greta Alfaro’s In Ictu Oculi is concerned with the viewer’s experience of time:

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In Ictu Oculi

^ In Ictu Oculi, by Greta Alfaro 2009. Single channel video (HDV, 16:9, colour, sound). Duration: 10’35   “From its title (meaning “in the blink of an eye”) onwards, Greta Alfaro’s In Ictu Oculi is concerned with the viewer’s experience of time:

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G O V ‘ T cocktails

Yesterday’s tasty presentation of ‘Displaced Soils – The Geopolitical Cooking-Performances’ at Elia Zenghelis Workshop, Bartlett School of Architecture, London.   A collective performance, where guests have to eat and drink without hearing, brings clinical and territorial space together. G O V

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G O V ‘ T cocktails

Yesterday’s tasty presentation of ‘Displaced Soils – The Geopolitical Cooking-Performances’ at Elia Zenghelis Workshop, Bartlett School of Architecture, London.   A collective performance, where guests have to eat and drink without hearing, brings clinical and territorial space together. G O V

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Green Porno // Seduce Me

‘Isabella Rossellini’s critically acclaimed and provocative online series, GREEN PORNO covers both land and sea! The series features Rossellini as she acts out the reproductive habits of marine animals and insects, both scientifically accurate yet extremely entertaining. Green Porno is produced by

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Green Porno // Seduce Me

‘Isabella Rossellini’s critically acclaimed and provocative online series, GREEN PORNO covers both land and sea! The series features Rossellini as she acts out the reproductive habits of marine animals and insects, both scientifically accurate yet extremely entertaining. Green Porno is produced by

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Laws Of Motion In A Cartoon Landscape

^ A lecture by Andy Holden and Tyler Woolcott at the Stanley Picker Gallery Kingston. Filmed and Edited by Adam Jones. Also performed recently as part of T.R.I.A.L. – Does Dark Matter? exhibition in London, curated by cosmicmegabrain.

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Laws Of Motion In A Cartoon Landscape

^ A lecture by Andy Holden and Tyler Woolcott at the Stanley Picker Gallery Kingston. Filmed and Edited by Adam Jones. Also performed recently as part of T.R.I.A.L. – Does Dark Matter? exhibition in London, curated by cosmicmegabrain.

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superlandscape

  ^ Colonganos. Austis, Sardinia, Italy. All photos by Charles Fréger.     The Wild Man is a legendary creature, son of a bear and a woman, a sort of medieval superman. The tradition of celebrating once a year the

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superlandscape

  ^ Colonganos. Austis, Sardinia, Italy. All photos by Charles Fréger.     The Wild Man is a legendary creature, son of a bear and a woman, a sort of medieval superman. The tradition of celebrating once a year the

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if there’s nothing, suddenly something becomes everything

dOCUMENTA (13) is dedicated to artistic research and forms of imagination that explore commitment, matter, things, embodiment, and active living in connection with, yet not subordinated to, theory. These are terrains where politics are inseparable from a sensual, energetic, and

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if there’s nothing, suddenly something becomes everything

dOCUMENTA (13) is dedicated to artistic research and forms of imagination that explore commitment, matter, things, embodiment, and active living in connection with, yet not subordinated to, theory. These are terrains where politics are inseparable from a sensual, energetic, and

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partytopias_sónar2012

^ Francisco López sound installation Ghost Forest at Mies Pavilion. photo by deconcrete.     ^ Diamond Version + Atsuhiro Ito. Sonar Festival.   ^ Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. photo by Óscar García.   ^ Trust in the Chapel. photo

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partytopias_sónar2012

^ Francisco López sound installation Ghost Forest at Mies Pavilion. photo by deconcrete.     ^ Diamond Version + Atsuhiro Ito. Sonar Festival.   ^ Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. photo by Óscar García.   ^ Trust in the Chapel. photo

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our play, our party, our work

^ Oskar Schlemmer. Stelzenläufer 1927.     <Play becomes celebration; celebration becomes work; work becomes play.  Our play should become work; our work, a celebration; and our celebration, play. I regard this as the supreme excellence of the human tasks>

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our play, our party, our work

^ Oskar Schlemmer. Stelzenläufer 1927.     <Play becomes celebration; celebration becomes work; work becomes play.  Our play should become work; our work, a celebration; and our celebration, play. I regard this as the supreme excellence of the human tasks>

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volume rendered slope

film by Jacob Sutton [2012]

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volume rendered slope

film by Jacob Sutton [2012]

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spaces of desire

^ Barcelona Dark Rooms, 2007 by Pol Esteve Castello & Marc Navarro Fornós. Courtesy: the authors.   This plan atlas compiles 15 typologies of dark rooms in Barcelona for anonymous male sexual encounters, where fantasy and real pleasure operate in constant

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spaces of desire

^ Barcelona Dark Rooms, 2007 by Pol Esteve Castello & Marc Navarro Fornós. Courtesy: the authors.   This plan atlas compiles 15 typologies of dark rooms in Barcelona for anonymous male sexual encounters, where fantasy and real pleasure operate in constant

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‘Unvoice’: paying tribute to the voids

The Silence Project [& sons, 2011] is a compilation of gaps that refill a new meaning. Suddenly, the most referential lyrics are removed from iconic songs that everybody has in mind to be simply reduced to their negative breaks, the anti-song.

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‘Unvoice’: paying tribute to the voids

The Silence Project [& sons, 2011] is a compilation of gaps that refill a new meaning. Suddenly, the most referential lyrics are removed from iconic songs that everybody has in mind to be simply reduced to their negative breaks, the anti-song.

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Pornotopia: Architecture & Sexuality

  The same images of naked women that the military had approved and openly distributed among soldiers during WWII – as a way to keep their souls more stable through masturbatory practices – were automatically stigmatised after the end of

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Pornotopia: Architecture & Sexuality

  The same images of naked women that the military had approved and openly distributed among soldiers during WWII – as a way to keep their souls more stable through masturbatory practices – were automatically stigmatised after the end of

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juridical masks

Masking is one of the most complex and secretive, yet profoundly important, phenomena in Africa. […] Why, despite the changes that have taken place since the early 20th century, does masking persist in such vibrant form in parts of Africa

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juridical masks

Masking is one of the most complex and secretive, yet profoundly important, phenomena in Africa. […] Why, despite the changes that have taken place since the early 20th century, does masking persist in such vibrant form in parts of Africa

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Parangolés & Penetráveis

Parangolés and Penetráveis. The former consist of a series of complicate capes that only reveal their intricate nature to the viewer when the person who wears one moves and dances. The latter are labyrinth-like constructions waiting for the viewer to

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Parangolés & Penetráveis

Parangolés and Penetráveis. The former consist of a series of complicate capes that only reveal their intricate nature to the viewer when the person who wears one moves and dances. The latter are labyrinth-like constructions waiting for the viewer to

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