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/ Galerie Fons Welters
View of Renzo Martens and the Institute for Human Activities, “A New Settlement,” Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, 2015.
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Vivian Ziherl

“The missionary went on to talk about the Holy Trinity. At the end of it Okonkwo was fully convinced that the man was mad. He shrugged his shoulders and went away to tap his afternoon palm-wine.” So begins the tragic encounter between the fictional Igbo Chief Okonkwo and the religious... continue reading
Gabriel Lester’s “The Secret Life of Cities”

GALERIE FONS WELTERS, Amsterdam

Gabriel Lester, The Secret Life of Cities (detail), 2013.
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Judith Vrancken

The lust to be a “totalizing eye” immediately sprung to mind when walking into Gabriel Lester’s “The Secret Life of Cities.” It’s one of the key notions expressed in Michel de Certeau’s chapter “Walking in the City” that “the fiction of knowledge is related to [the] lust to be a... continue reading
Björn Dahlem’s “The Unknown”

GALERIE FONS WELTERS, Amsterdam

View of, "The Unknown", Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, 2011.
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Tyler Coburn

The past month brought another turn to the space race, as the closure of NASA’s cash-strapped, shuttle program made more room for Chinese, Indian, Russian, and even commercial enterprise. With twenty-nine private companies presently vying for Google’s $30 million, Lunar X prize, we are well on the verge of the... continue reading

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