Tag: Walter Benjamin

La extinción de los cuerpos | Pedro Hernández
27-03-2020 No Comments

La extinción de los cuerpos | Pedro Hernández

Apuntes sobre la posible trasformación del espacio y lo sensible en un capitalismo acelerado. Acelerar En La durée poignardée, René Magritte nos ofrece un paisaje surrealista en el que una locomotora emerge del salón de una casa burguesa a través de la chimenea. Sobre ella destaca otro elemento: un reloj. El diálogo entre ambos se establece, además, en que el círculo […]

Against soil. Arguments and architecture under the level zero
05-10-2017 No Comments

Against soil. Arguments and architecture under the level zero

The return processes for the memory or the past are in the habit of beginning when we notice that contradictions exist in someone of our contemporary paradigms. In this moment there arises the need to check the hypotheses and arguments from these those who are formulated, necessarily, to take sides and to react. When these contradictions became evident one presented […]

The habitat city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
09-01-2017 No Comments

The habitat city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The City has turned progressively and probably from the Industrial Revolution, in a luck of great predator on the way. His paper as revitalizing agent of the economic and cultural activity of the world, the progress, has formed conurbations of consumption, mega-structures disconnected of the cycles of the nature, the energy or the resources. The Generic City weighs too much […]

Objects of affection | Jorge Rodríguez
09-09-2016 No Comments

Objects of affection | Jorge Rodríguez

‘I nonetheless am deformed by the links by the things that surround me. As a mollusk that lives in his shell, this way I live in the 19th century, which is now ahead useless as an uninhabited shell. I put on it in the ear.’ Walter Benjamin Aldo Rossi was saying of his architecture that the things saw with great […]

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández
04-03-2016 No Comments

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández

Violence White is the name of an exhibition realized in the frame of the artistic project 1 Month / 1 Artist, a small space located in the Historical Center of city of Mexico. Realized by the Japanese artist Seiko Yamamoto this work departs from the modern architecture as leitmotiv. His it initiated it is simple, Yamamoto takes the predominantly white […]

My home is my castle | Jorge Meijide
22-02-2016 No Comments

My home is my castle | Jorge Meijide

My home is my castle. Edward Coke formulates this known phrase, “For a man’s house is his castle”, at the end of the 16th century. In her the jurist Englishman was referring to the legal question on the legal authority of the master of the house not to stop to enter the men of the king without a reason legally […]

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
11-12-2015 No Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

In the photographies that Candida Höfer carried out of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design of Norway, in Oslo, they do not appear you present. It is known that in the work of the German artist this one is not an unusual situation, his belonging to Düsseldorf’s School aligns her with the photography taxonómica of his teachers Bernd […]

The street and the house. Readings to live the city
19-06-2015 No Comments

The street and the house. Readings to live the city

 Institut d’Humanitats Course in Barcelona. We tend to think that he marries and street, inside and out, publicly and privately, they can exist independently, almost like opposite. This division, nevertheless, ignores up to what point the house is a social construction, politically connoted, and the street a place to be lived and not only a space of traffic or of […]

Joaquín Costa, 21 | Antonio Giráldez López
03-04-2015 One Comment

Joaquín Costa, 21 | Antonio Giráldez López

Joaquín Costa, 21 “We have turned poor in the experiences of the threshold. To penetrate in the dream is probably the only one that today stays -more, with it, also the awakening–” Walter Benjamin, Obra de los Pasajes. “The door is the physical sign of a singularity, and as any sign, must reverberate in the one that crosses it and […]