The Boundary Condition. About the Archive and its Limits

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The Boundary Condition. About the Archive and its Limits

SEMINAR – In mathematics, the conditions of the contour arise in the context of differential equations and allude to the connection between an unlimited domain and a limited domain, to the conditions of border and confinement versus infinite optionality. Due to its similarity, this image can be used to think about the complex articulation that takes place between three of the foundational and fundamental elements of the museum, such as its artistic collections, the documentary archive and the library.

RWM – Staples and Ink. Some reflections on the small press boom in the art world

Before the bubble bursts, we speak to Kit Hammonds and Bernhard Cella about the boom, the recovery of supposedly obsolete printing techniques, the risk-aversion of institutional art collections, about professionalisation and about digital generation. We also look at some of the strategies they have used to explore the medium, which range from placing the book at the centre of the exhibition space, to inventing bizarre taxonomies, turning stolen books into artworks, and being seduced by the eroticism of publication raves.

Antonio González: El camino del salvaje

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Antonio González: El camino del salvaje

TEXTO – El mundo en el que vivimos es un disparate. Hace tiempo que lo asumí. Vivo en la contradicción constante, incómoda por no saber estar fuera de esta sociedad del espectáculo que tanto repudio. Pero que no suene catastrofista, que de lo que quiero hablar aquí es de lo que nos salva de todo eso, de lo que llamamos arte (el de verdad), de lo que es fin en sí mismo, finalidad sin fin. El trabajo de Antonio González es de esos, un refugio.