Sixty wooden walking sculptures will arrive in Cugnaux : in between abstraction and figuration, these protean sculptures, built out of rough wood, appear to share the same DNA – Giacometti’s “Walking man” DNA. They form a strange procession heading to the new cultural centre’s building site. They symbolise the first visitors, making a dent into the urban landscape, and triggering inhabitants about their own intimate fictions....
Mara Sánchez presents her book 'Lina Bo Bardi. Objects and collective actions', an investigation into the work of Lina Bo Bardi that encourages the reader to become 'creater' in order to fully discover her works.
Justin McGuirk has published a new book, Radical Cities, trip to the new Latin American architecture. It is a journey through extreme places, starting a neighborhood of social housing in Mexico, followed by Buenos Aires, Caracas, Rio's favelas, Chile to Medellin, recommended for those interested in politics, urban planning and ways of living in the XXI century.
If you weren't able to attend the book launch of 'Invenciones: Nueva York vs. Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi, Piranesi' last month in Madrid, you now have the chance to attend the second launch of José Juan Barba's latest book which will be held in Barcelona on 1st July at 7:00pm at COAC (Plaça Nova nº5, Barcelona).
Bang editions presents Rodrigo García’s and Raül Jiménez´s new illustrations book, entitled “SIN MANOS y otras proezas de la infancia”. It is a ludicrous familiar album where wicked children move through, grandmothers who write long speeches and a collection of parents, in the present of them is difficult to retain the guffaw.