An ubiquitous sans serif typeface, a national trademark and a music-related style of street art suggest that Peruvian populism is at times genuine and at times coopted for commercial or political purposes.
The promise is that we’ll be subsumed into a Matrix-like dreamland, but in the context of an exhibition, at least, these virtual worlds can’t escape their awkward juxtaposition with the real one. Read more
At the Cooper Hewitt, a multipurpose handheld device called the Pen enables visitors to share in “design thinking” through instantaneous searches of the collection and experiments in high-tech drafting. Read more
Eyeo is a three-day art and technology conference that has taken place annually in Minneapolis since 2011. With a roster of speakers from diverse backgrounds—art, coding, academia, the private sector, or a mix of the above—it’s fitting that the event is held at the Walker Art Center, an institution long revered for experimenting with interdisciplinary art and new technologies. Read more
The newly reopened Museo de Arte de Lima surveys the entire history of art-making in Peru, both indigenous and colonial—yet fails to escape the dominant Western model of global artistic development. Read more
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