Old Urban Question Revisited (and Reconstructed)

The best way to start this post is by highlighting the exact element I pointed out at the begging of the last review: Merrifield’s capacity of concretion. Despite the second chapter of The New Urban Question, “Old Urban Question Revisited (and Reconstituted),” has no more than 16 pages, its author’s ability to be precise allows

Haussmann’s ambivalence

In a notable effort of concretion, Merrifield has condensed in 138 pages of his The New Urban Question (TNUQ) a tremendous amount of theory on urban studies. It is essential to highlight that this is a text of theory, of political theory, because Merrifield’s book, in general terms, gives the sensation of being connected but

Feedlots (Fields)

I immediately connected with Mishka Henner’s work. It turned out we were interested in the same kind of content, resources, and message. The (huge)difference is the media we both chose. Feedlots (2012-2013) is a compilation of seven images Henner found on Google maps that shows the impact of industrial and long-scale cattle racing on the Texan soil

Deep Weather

We are about to approach an experimental audiovisual exercise based on flattening and relating elements. Those elements are stabilized entanglements composed of many other kinds of things, different times, and spaces. Notwithstanding, despite the tremendous heterogeneity of objects, situations, and magnitudes, all of those elements are immersed —as well as trapped— in a common narrative:

Potential Worlds

It is a beautiful and well-designed book. At the same time, it is a disturbing collection of essays and art exhibitions about the epoch we are currently living in. Potential Worlds stabilizes and keeps together a mixture of views and impressions from different art fields and schools of thought such as object-oriented ontology, eco-feminism, and