"Lucia Vodanovic grew up in Santiago, Chile. She completed her completed her PhD in Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths College, where she now works as Visiting Tutor within the Department of Media and Communications. Her research focus on the idea of obsolescence and the life of objects with the art system and beyond, alongside issues of appropriation and cultural transmission, ideas of waste and the non-utilitarian. She is currently editing a volume of conversations about culture and critique to be published during 2010; the collection include, among others, Andrew Benjamin, Brian Massumi and Boris Groys.
ArticlesThe recent announcement that the Costanera Center building in Santiago will finally open in 2012 is the latest episode in the building’s troubled history, during which it has been both the emblem of Chile’s booming economy and the grand symbol of its downturn in the context of the global recession. The mixed-use development –which includes what...Read more