Posts Viendo los archivos del año: "2016"

In January 2013, Chilean composer Santiago Astaburuaga composed Pieza de Escucha I. Guitarrist Jon Mantxi came upon the piece (only he knows how) in June 2016. In July 2016 he asked Fernando Ulzión to play it with him. The plan was cut short by the summer. The piece was freed. A second attempt in…(Read More)

Peter Weiss (1916-82), a Swedish-German painter, filmmaker and writer, often felt confused by the political occurrences of his city, his country and the world. He was uncertain of how to understand them in their full complexity. It seemed to be an impossible task.  Today, we still know of this impossibility or difficulty in…(Read More)

Listening 10:00 – 21:18 Presentation – 19:00    Image obtained with SEM technology: vinyl and needle.  This session is proposed as a continuous listening of Paisaje Dorsal sound archive. Structured as 139 recordings of a total of 11 hours, 18 minutes, 43 seconds, listeners will hear the archive in chronological order according to the moment…(Read More)

Zhantai (Platform) [Jia Zhangke, 2000, 2h 34min] Screening proposed by Catherine Foulkrod, followed by dialogue. Languages: Mandarin and Shanxi dialects, with subtitles in Spanish This is a film I came across while researching uncanny fashion trends in post-Mao China. Set in the director’s hometown of Fenyang, Shanxi Province, Platform has been called “a…(Read More)

In 2007/08 I lived in Japan for a CCA Kitakyushu fellowship. I initially wanted to research differences between Japanese and Western aesthetic thought around time and decay. I ended up feeling fascinated by the rich tradition of Japanese food preservation and pickling (Tsukemono). It seemed the act of transforming a raw food into something…(Read More)

Stéphane Mallarmé’s poem Un Coup de dés jamais n’abolirá le hazard was published posthumously in 1914 by Gallimard. It was read out, interpreted and rewritten by Marcel Broodthaers in 1969, and is being used as a departure point for a dance by Israél Galván, flamenco bailaor. This session, “Una…(Read More)

Gold Diggers of 1933 (Busby Berkeley, 1933) 1h 37min. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy. “Gold diggers” were fortune-hunting chorus girls on Broadway. The term also became the title of a saga of Broadway musical shows in 1919 which were turned into films, first silent, then with soundtracks. Busby Berkeley worked in four of such films – Gold…(Read More)

Once again, Bulegoa z/b will be celebrating its birthday in early November. You’re invited to come and celebrate our sixth anniversary with us at a party with pintxos, drinks and performances. 19:00. Opening 19:30. Elba Martínez. Esperando a Edgar 2007-2016 20:00. Eduardo Gaviña / Yogurinha Borova 21:00…(Read More)

The Memory of Plants: José Ramón Ais I propose a landscape essay, a garden narrative which interweaves the biographies of three historical characters with the “biographies” of the three eponymous botanical species whose scientific name was given in their honour. A Renaissance pope, an ancient philosopher, and a translator, figures who played a key…(Read More)