Monthly Archives: June 2010

Creating Creative Spaces

Speaking of Creative Spaces, I had actually been in such one recently; or rather, it was a place where people discussed how to create creative spaces”: a symposium on this topic was held the Utrecht University. If the picture above … Continue reading

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Spaces Galore

The theme of ‘space’ was present abundantly later in my encounters, both professional and ‘artistic’ (well, in aman_geld it’s always there anyway). Few days ago I visited the launch of the two new books, organized by the Stroom center in … Continue reading

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Creative Spaces (not yet occupied)

I wrote about this ‘Russian Silicon Valley‘ project back in March when I just came from Russia. It got much more mature since then, with more officials appointed to manages, more meetings held and more criticism voiced. During last few … Continue reading

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Las Meninas: Contemplating reinterpretations

I’ve recently found a description of a nice exhibition held in Museo del Prada, in Madrid, called Richard Hamilton: Picasso’s Meninas. It was a double homage, to Picasso himself, and then in turn to his homage to Velazquez (I wrote … Continue reading

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Las Meninas: Contemplating reinterpretations

Last week was very full: meetings, trips, two conference, two workshops, and even a lecture on blasphemy (!) at the end. I got a bit exhausted, and abandoned this blog for a while (I had too much to write about, … Continue reading

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Moscow Metro Map 2100

Yes, that’s not a mistype, it’s not about 2010, but indeed a forecast of the things almost a century further from us. Unfortunately, I don’t know the source/author of the work, found it somewhere ‘on the web’ As I was … Continue reading

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Serious Games in Wonderland

Found an interesting company, Ellis in Wonderland; I guess it’s more like a one-(wo)man show, but nevertheless quite active in ‘serious games’ development here in Holland; I heard the name from a few people already (partly because it’s very mind-catching, … Continue reading

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Ctrl-Z Future

Wrote a small piece inspired by the movie we’ve seen the other day, Prince of Persia; I was not aware that the theme of the ‘future’ is so central to the movie. And it is happened to be, it’s not … Continue reading

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Ctrl-Z Futures

I decided to deviate a bit from the otherwise ‘always real events’ description in this blog (this was also a hint from the readers who advised me write more often about books, movies, or even ‘just thoughts’, and not only … Continue reading

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Fontys FutureMediaLab at Vanabbe Museum

Earlier todaWe went to the Vanabbe Museum, to see their joint exhibition with the ‘Fontys FutureMediaLab’. The name of the latter sounds great, but is also a bit confusing; I didn’t find any traces of this establishment as yet at … Continue reading

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