Tag: África

For lasting
26-09-2019 No Comments

For lasting

The Granollers Museum will host the exhibition FOR LASTING, it is the compilation of the work that during the first three weeks of March 2018, more than a hundred women have participated in the restoration of traditional plasters in the Allou-Sana concession, in the town of Tangassogo (Tiébélé), located south of Burkina Faso. With the help of everyday belongings such as […]

The future belongs to Africa
13-11-2015 No Comments

The future belongs to Africa

// Making Africa  presents a great quantity of works, part d that depart from a retrospective look to the beginnings of the postcolonial age, which they pass along a wide variety of means. These works break with the conventional definitions of design, art, photography, architecture and cinema. “Making Africa: A continent of contemporary design throws a new light on Africa […]

The waste land
12-03-2015 No Comments

The waste land

The exhibition The waste land, of the photographer Carlos Álvarez, will inaugurate next March 14 to them 19:00h in GOODIES, C/Wenceslao Fernandez Florez 7, GOODIES, C/Wenceslao Fernandez Florez 7, La Coruña (Spain). Uncultivated Earth “April is the cruellest month” the wise persons count and The waste land is inaugurated on March 14, 18 days before the arrival of the bloody time. […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales
05-09-2014 One Comment

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales I have tried to discover a few arquitectas and designers not known for the great public, who maybe design with another look, placing the human being in the center of his projects, that is to say, to the user. The debate is opened. And to end I […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales
29-08-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales The second arquitecta was Rita Fernandez Queimadelos, also not known. It was employed at Madrid, Murcia and Barcelona, even it does little it was living also and was an accustomed internaut at his 92 years. María Juana Ontañón was the fourth woman in obtaining the title of […]

Constructing there | Íñigo García Odiaga
13-06-2014 No Comments

Constructing there | Íñigo García Odiaga

During the years precrisis many architects filled the front pages of the success in the press. It is maybe this attitude the one that has supposed that compares the profession with one of the reasons of the crisis and that the architects do not show now a great moral authority. Evidently a part exists in these lines indeed but, if […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales
09-06-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales In Spain she was Matilde Ucelay our first arquitecta and since it finishes his studies in 1936, up to the current moment, 72 years have happened and several generations of women. If there is an arquitecta that should be known in Spain she is, she, Matilde Ucelay […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales
02-05-2014 One Comment

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales Now Lina Bo Bardi wanted to have a brief recollection for the italo-Brazilian arquitecta. Well it can be said that, together with Eileen Gray, it shaped the feminine side of the modernity. Lina was born in Rome in 1914 and died in Sao Paulo in 1992. He […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-04-2014 3 Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales Now, and by means of a few slight brushstrokes, I would like to mention another great pioneering European arquitecta: Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, deceased on January 23, 2000 in a hospital of Vienna, when it was on the verge of expiring 103 years. This arquitecta specialized herself in the […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-04-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales We spend now to a slightly later stage-1924-1949-and go away to Finland, the so called country of thousand lakes. Aino Marsio Aalto, was a Finnish arquitecta classified in 1924 in Helsinki, companion of the architect Alvar Aalto. Aino and Alvar Aalto. AAA. The signature of the three […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales
07-03-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales Let’s be going to know now another arquitecta and another type of architecture, inside the same epoch. To the “house at the edge of the sea” or “E.1027”, and to the Irish Eileen Gray who constructed it between 1926 and 1929, being his more important work. To […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales
07-03-2014 2 Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (III) | Cristina García-Rosales Let’s do a jump in the history and of 1900 let’s go to 1920-30, to the so called happy years 20. Though there am assumed that these years belonged to the woman, only they corresponded to them in certain cliches: as that of woman“garcon” smoking a cigarette, […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (III) | Cristina García-Rosales
21-02-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (III) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (II) | Cristina García-Rosales I will begin for Scotland. We all know Charles Reine Mackintosh. Well then, Margaret and Frances Macdonald, two sisters designers (still they did not have the title of arquitectas) worked together with Mackintosh and his friend Herbert MacNair at the beginning of the 20th century – from […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (II) | Cristina García-Rosales
21-02-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (II) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (I) | Cristina García-Rosales After this small introduction I want to offer an honoring to the pioneering woman architects, women who could live through his life with imagination and enthusiasm, which they were capable of breaking molds and customs, allowing the current arquitectas to cross our way with major facility. His […]

Foros 2012. Modos de Ver. Peter Rich, expert in African culture
02-04-2012 1,357 Comments

Foros 2012. Modos de Ver. Peter Rich, expert in African culture

Next Tuesday, the 10th of April, as part of the programming of the cycle of conferences “Foros Esarq 2012: Modos de Ver” that organizes the Technical Top School of Architecture of the Universitat Internacional of Catalonia, ESARQ-UIC, together with the Chair of Ceramics Ascer of the same faculty, the recognized architect and expert in African culture Peter Rich will give […]

Opening of the school complex for Saint Patrick and Saint James in Sunyani (Ghana) built by ASF
20-03-2012 189 Comments

Opening of the school complex for Saint Patrick and Saint James in Sunyani (Ghana) built by ASF

This March takes place in Sunyani (Ghana) the opening of the schools of Saint Patrick and Saint James. The rehabilitation project of the school complex, by ASF, has been executed with the local partner Minor Conventual Franciscans, who have contributed enormously since his arrival in Sunyani to the social and human development of the city especially in the field of […]

Primary architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-02-2012 One Comment

Primary architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

The design of the buildings of service for the National Park of the country Dogon in Mali and the visitors’ center of Mopti’s Great Mosque, they are the last projects constructed by Diébédo Francis Kéré. The way crossed by Francis Kéré is really tortuous hitherto. Born in Gando, a village of Burkina Faso in 1965, was the first person of […]

19-03-2010 1,038 Comments

Cristianos puros de África | Luis López «Gabú»

White tunics that dress for cults Christians of Ethiopia and Eritrea are PIN numbers in the lighting effect and shades of the photographs of Luis López, Gabú, the artist from La Coruña that Compostela returns with his work, this time with an entitled exhibition pure Christians of Africa, that if it distributes in two rooms ties on July 4, in […]

Arte inVisible, ARCOMadrid-2010
18-02-2010 37 Comments

Arte inVisible, ARCOMadrid-2010

The Spanish Agency of International Cooperation for the Development (AECID) is involved once again in this Art edition inVisible, 2010 ARCOMadrid-2010, collaborating to give visibility to African artistic demonstrations that are out of traditional commercial circuits and contributing a different gaze to the world of the art. Art inVisible, a program for the promotion and the diffusion of the artistic […]