mutant

and…and…and…

< ” It is odd how the tree has dominated Western reality and all of Western thought, from botany to biology and anatomy, but also gnosiology, theology, ontology, all of philosophy…: the root-foundation, Grund, racine, fondement. The West has a

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and…and…and…

< ” It is odd how the tree has dominated Western reality and all of Western thought, from botany to biology and anatomy, but also gnosiology, theology, ontology, all of philosophy…: the root-foundation, Grund, racine, fondement. The West has a

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self-sufficiency calculator

How to visualize Neo-Agrosophy and the hypothetical reterritorialization of a field when living off-grid: < FieldMachine 1.0 [developed by FieldClub] is an interactive webtool which you can use to design your own self-sufficiency ‘unit’ based on what you would like to

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self-sufficiency calculator

How to visualize Neo-Agrosophy and the hypothetical reterritorialization of a field when living off-grid: < FieldMachine 1.0 [developed by FieldClub] is an interactive webtool which you can use to design your own self-sufficiency ‘unit’ based on what you would like to

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oma/amo & the spectacle of failures

In a world of perfection and appearances, we become more and more eager to peep at failures. Specially, we enjoy finding out that celebrities and myths also belong to our everyday realm. With irony, sense of humor and a great

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oma/amo & the spectacle of failures

In a world of perfection and appearances, we become more and more eager to peep at failures. Specially, we enjoy finding out that celebrities and myths also belong to our everyday realm. With irony, sense of humor and a great

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hortus conclusus

< A garden is the most intimate landscape ensemble I know of. It is close to us. There we cultivate the plants we need. A garden requires care and protection. And so we encircle it, we defend it and fend

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hortus conclusus

< A garden is the most intimate landscape ensemble I know of. It is close to us. There we cultivate the plants we need. A garden requires care and protection. And so we encircle it, we defend it and fend

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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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everything has been photoshopped

  A statue of the Virgin was turned into a personification of Justice, simply by removing the Christ Child and replacing him with scales. Network artist Oliver Laric reinterprets Susan Sontag’s statement that just about everything had been photographed (1977),

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everything has been photoshopped

  A statue of the Virgin was turned into a personification of Justice, simply by removing the Christ Child and replacing him with scales. Network artist Oliver Laric reinterprets Susan Sontag’s statement that just about everything had been photographed (1977),

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Spider Web Trees

The Funambulist has rescued this week an impressive piece of architecture without architects from last year. The monsoon flood of July 2010 left 2,000 casualties in Sindh region, Pakistan, and forced more than 20 million people out from their homes.

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Spider Web Trees

The Funambulist has rescued this week an impressive piece of architecture without architects from last year. The monsoon flood of July 2010 left 2,000 casualties in Sindh region, Pakistan, and forced more than 20 million people out from their homes.

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hyperrealistic fiction

African-Caribbean community in South London was a step behind on living standards and crime rate compared to the rest of the city some thirty years ago. Police over-controlling the area led to a general uprising in April 1981 known as

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hyperrealistic fiction

African-Caribbean community in South London was a step behind on living standards and crime rate compared to the rest of the city some thirty years ago. Police over-controlling the area led to a general uprising in April 1981 known as

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A Road Trip Through Madrid’s Bubble Challenge

[by Luis Galán García & Daniel Fernández Pascual. 2010] Building a housing block does not necessarily generate a so-called city. And it does not bring economic profits anymore. After a decade of unprecedented real estate development, Madrid starts to deal

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A Road Trip Through Madrid’s Bubble Challenge

[by Luis Galán García & Daniel Fernández Pascual. 2010] Building a housing block does not necessarily generate a so-called city. And it does not bring economic profits anymore. After a decade of unprecedented real estate development, Madrid starts to deal

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INK

One topic, two points of view: INK, by Isabel Martínez Abascal & Deconcrete at TheBiBlog

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INK

One topic, two points of view: INK, by Isabel Martínez Abascal & Deconcrete at TheBiBlog

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BRUISE

BRUISE by Rachel Engler and Deconcrete at TheBiBlog

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BRUISE

BRUISE by Rachel Engler and Deconcrete at TheBiBlog

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hacking gmaps

Damon Zucconi´s piece Sólarsteinn / Fata Morgana is an application, which deletes the whole content of googlemaps, just leaving the names of every single place. Like the phenomena of optical illusions called “Fata Morgana” in the desert or in the

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hacking gmaps

Damon Zucconi´s piece Sólarsteinn / Fata Morgana is an application, which deletes the whole content of googlemaps, just leaving the names of every single place. Like the phenomena of optical illusions called “Fata Morgana” in the desert or in the

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swimming Man

After finding this fiction image of swimming Manhattan in La Periferia Domestica, I couldn’t but look for the world’s largest swimming-pool. 100 Km West from Santiago de Chile, there is a lagoon resort by the ocean, with an artificial pool

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swimming Man

After finding this fiction image of swimming Manhattan in La Periferia Domestica, I couldn’t but look for the world’s largest swimming-pool. 100 Km West from Santiago de Chile, there is a lagoon resort by the ocean, with an artificial pool

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Cuban barbacoa

Slums are forbidden in Havana, Cuba.But like in every neoliberal society, and even more accentuated in socialist/communist archaic regimes, informality simply arises somehow. Timber in Cuba is a precious good only to be managed by the State. As a result,

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Cuban barbacoa

Slums are forbidden in Havana, Cuba.But like in every neoliberal society, and even more accentuated in socialist/communist archaic regimes, informality simply arises somehow. Timber in Cuba is a precious good only to be managed by the State. As a result,

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trash island

Over 45 million cubic metres of debris were used in Berlin after the World War II to invent artificial hills all around the city, around which appeared diverse Volksparks. These tons of broken bricks were progressively covered with local flora

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trash island

Over 45 million cubic metres of debris were used in Berlin after the World War II to invent artificial hills all around the city, around which appeared diverse Volksparks. These tons of broken bricks were progressively covered with local flora

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