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Teeter-Totter Wall: Design of the Year 2021. Is this Activism Art?

By Sybaris

Last week, Abel Cervantes wrote on this pages about the decline of public monuments and questioned if the design of public spaces in Mexico were actually social spaces. A couple of days ago (on January 21st), the Design Museum in London awarded Teeter-Totter Wall (2019) with the Design of the Year, one of the most prestigious design awards around the world. However, although this project has good intentions, is it really the best option one could imagine to protest against a wall that has been specifically designed to separate the people?

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Artists react to USA Presidential elections 2020

By Sybaris Collection

Since November 3rd the USA elections kept underpressure the entire country. Actually the tension flowed over the mood of American people weeks before the presidential elections as it was the opportunity to take Donald Trump out from the White House. The art world reacted since then trough campaigns that aimed people to vote, and different artists and curators shared through their social networks some images reacting to the winning of Joe Biden on Saturday 7.

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