The idea behind exhibitions is simple: an organized collection of stuff composed in order to produced something in the spectator’s eye. They are centers of curiosity, linking a wide variety of semiotic elements as invitations to explore, seek and interact with all kinds of devices and artifacts. I have always been interested in exhibitions, all

Event | STS Congress

On Thursday, and during the meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), and the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology, I plan to present a paper named “Designing Multimodal Artifacts for Exploring Urban Life. An Experimental proposal between Times Square and I.” My intentions with that talk are to

Tracing and representing an urban[something]

Introduction It could be anything happening outside in a public place. It could be any set of elements temporarily stabilized in Times Square —even if they are not physically there— creating their own spatiality. It could be either a complex structure of continually mounted and unmounted situations or just an effervescent situation that happened once

Embroidering times in the Square

If you visit Times Square on a daily basis, you may realize that most of the time, Times Square is not where it is supposed to be. In other words, it is a common situation to be in Times Square and yet to not see Times Square. Sometimes, you must take Times Square with you

Lights still on

September 8-9, 2017 It was almost midnight and the air was freezing due to some sporadic showers during the night. I was seated on a black concrete bench in front of an empty spot undergoing remodeling between the pedestrianized Broadway Avenue and W. 47th Street. After midnight, when the area is less transited, a group

First impressions before to land

August 23, 2017 (Originally written in Spanish). I am about to go to Times Square to look at the controversy happening there around the meaning of the public. This controversy is materialized in the conception and usage of the open public plazas resulting after Broadway Avenue’s pedestrianization. I know so far that there is a