Thomas Lisle at Koukan

Contemporary artists have chosen increasingly unconventional ways to represent modernity. The modern appears in objects, or is apprehended in a kinds of aesthetics that leans towards graphic design. The fact is that, even in art, depicting the modern has never escaped from submerging in technology. I mean submerging because modernity in contemporaneity has failed in representing humans […]

Art and Control: Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson is in São Paulo. It is a big exhibition shared between Sesc Pompeia (Lina Bo Bardi’s landmark building), the Sesc Belenzinho (East), and Pinacoteca do Estado (the most influential art space of the city). As Eliasson usually does, his audience is attracted into a space from which reactions are expected, on the grounds […]