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How much of this is fiction

A new exhibition at HeK (Basel) explores the radical shift in the boundary between fiction and reality in a world increasingly governed by ‘post-truth’ politics. Yesterday (May 22), a thrilling group show opened at HeK, focusing on critical artistic practices, which … Continue reading

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Surveillance, Perception and Deception.

[Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, “Pulse Index”, 2010. Photo: Kate Russel] Cameras, tracking systems and biometric techniques have now transformed the public space into a metered matrix where every activity can be registered, stored and analyzed. The mexican-canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer makes use … Continue reading

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