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The New Art Fest ’17 26 Novembro (14h – 17h) Antigo Picadeiro do Colégio dos Nobres Museu Nacional de HIstória Natural, Rua da Escola Politécnica, Lisboa Reservas no Eventbrite Um espaço de experimentação público. Um espaço que abre a discussão e reflexão em torno de ideias sobre música em rede e fabricação digital, entre software…

Decameron: a smartphone experiment

IoP The most difficult thing is to have a fresh new idea. When one gets it, then one can evolve it to perfection. Decameron’s smartphone concert @ the opening of The New Art Fest ’17 was announced by the festival’s curator (me) in Portuguese. Then Emanuel Pimenta took the lead of this little jump into…

Artists, beware!

This is something new Contemporary artists, beware of angry independent people! Anti-Gentrification Activists Protest Laura Owens Exhibition at the Whitney Museum An alliance of activists from Los Angeles and New York highlighted the role of the artist and her dealer, Gavin Brown, in artwashing the gentrification of working-class neighborhoods.   Benjamin Sutton: What is it about…

Let’s talk @ The New Art Fest

Tourism 3.0. | November 11, 4pm – 5pm Alice Bucknell (artist and theorist) Helena Barranha (architect and new media specialist) Nuno Correia (computer scientist) Pedro Andrade (sociologist and artist) MAIN DISCUSSION POINTS: From Venice Syndrome to digital tourism; from gentrification and excessive tourism to locative media. New mobile and distributive forms of culture. How far will…

Síndrome de Venecia

  La turistificación o el ‘síndrome de Venecia’ El mayor desafío al que se enfrenta la política en lo que respecta al turismo es en hacer partícipe de sus beneficios a los habitantes de las ciudades, más allá de otorgarles unos trabajos temporales y precarios. 03 Agosto 2017, 19:59 La turistificación, un neologismo que sirve…

STOP TOURISM

  “Nodo Replicante de la Ciudad Escenario” es la intervención resultante del taller que impartimos en EsBaluard (Palma, Mallorca) durante las Jornadas de Intervención Colectiva sobre Poble Espanyol, dentro del marco del proyecto Ciutat de Vacances. Hoy el turismo se reafirma como la industria que promueve la instrumentalización del territorio con vistas a la creación…

Pedro dos Reis comenta gentrificação

PEDRO DOS REIS Sobre a Gentrificação: Um tema quente aqui e noutras cidades mundiais. E um tema interessante pelo impacto que tem na vida dos residentes de qualquer cidade. O processo é mais a gota de água no meio das micro-relações entre o poder e os cidadãos. Quando o poder local não faz um grande…

Gentrification, a serious matter

Left independentists began an agitprop movement in Spain against massive tourism and gentrification. The New Art Fest ’17 focused on Second City will discuss how gentrification is already penetrating Lisbon.  EN Majorca is hit by anti-tourism protesters: Activists brandishing flares burst into a restaurant and shower terrified customers with CONFETTI days after storming a bus…

4 discussion panels in this blog

I have received a very useful suggestion from Nashin Mathani: to add some panel discussions on this blog. There they are: Agency: when art becomes a cognitive agency, multidisciplinary platforms, common sense. Mapping: city markers, deep mapping, mapping mixed reality. Transition: degrowth, emergency, post-internet cities, post-internet persona. Slow City: a timeless ground for art, the electronic and the pos-internet…