Rosa Mercedes / 04

Coincidences in Prepositions is a publication program conceptualized in order to review questions, propositions, and solutions that have been set up in the dis/continuities of many colonial milieus.

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Editorial: Turning Points: Coincidences in Prepositions

Coincidence is a moment of flourishing trivialities. Of all the liberal individualist constructions, it could be taken as one of the most forgiving subjectivities ...

May 16th, 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 04
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Vowels

Narrative interweaving conceived by Haytham el-Wardany walking along a thread of various historical and fictional events and alphabetical and social system from the Paris Commune to a hidden spell.

September 15th, 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 04
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Wuhan Diaries

The documentary yield of humor and satire in Wuhan Diaries by the anonymous z and his friends narrates how daily life thrives in the thicket of pandemic priorities.

September 15th, 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 04
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Which Lord’s Favor Would Be Denied

Otty Widasari’s moving-image documents locate people, histories, and development in a complex journey of political and cultural transformation through what she calls “poetic science.”

September 15th, 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 04
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Hysteric, Gypsy, Heretic

"What does it mean to hang colonial paintings in a university museum in Manila?" An essay by Patrick Flores.

May 13th, 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 04
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The Diabolic Dicteé

How to speak when to speak is to find yourself as if at a confessional, an interrogation booth, a court of law, or a border? An essay by Soyoung Yoon.

May 13th, 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 04
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The Angry Christ (Plot and Plantation)

An artistic contribution by Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho, based on their ongoing study of a church mural by Alfonso Ossorio on the island of Negros in the Philippines.

May 13th, 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 04
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To Camille B.

The artist Alice Creischer provides the footnotes to her work with the same title in which the history of New Caledonia coincides with the present of Tropical Islands Resorts in Brandenburg.

May 13th, 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 04
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Medi(t)ations on Materials

An artistic contribution by Lim Paik Yin that approaches the practice of Bantengan while reflecting on its own approximation.

May 13th, 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 04