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Cory Arcangel, Pro Tools

September 16, 2011


Curated by Christiane Paul Whitney Museum New York, US Review published by DOMUS magazine 09.2011 Cory Arcangel descrive il suo lavoro come ‘una forma di mutilazione umoristica del software’. Pro Tools, la sua mostra personale in corso al Whitney Museum, s’inoltra nell’analisi delle strategie di promozione utilizzate per lanciare nuovi prodotti nel mercato. Arcangel si appropria del sistema dei ‘demo’ e della pubblicità, che […]

Wilfredo Prieto and the Work of Art as a Direct Gesture

March 2, 2011


It was love at first sight when I saw Wilfredo Prieto’s work Speech (1999), the ceramic toilet roll holder carrying a roll of toilet paper made from Cuba’s official newspaper Granma. It was indeed something I had never seen before, but was awaiting all my life.  The piece proved that Prieto’s strategy is to reduce […]

on art, science and technology

February 12, 2010


The affirmation that we live in an information society, namely a social structure where production, diffusion and manipulation of information constitute the propelling core of economic and cultural life, is nowadays strongly present in all the discussions and analyses of the present time. Within this framework, techno-scientific research and its products are among the carriers […]