a weekend off to visit the Andes and Valparaiso. Valparaiso is a city on the Pacific coast of central Chile only a 2 hour drive from Santiago. It is Chile’s main port and is known for its bohemian atmosphere, numerous funiculars on its steep hillside, colourful street art. It is designated a UNESCO World heritage…Read More
Ode to the Andean Cordillera by Pablo Neruda
Once again, from up high, flying over the sky, you appeared, white and obscure cordillera of my homeland. Before then, the great airplane crossed great seas, jungles, deserts. Everything was symmetry, everything was ready on the earth’s surface, everything from above was path, until, in the middle of heaven and earth, your planetary snow lodged…Read More
Making in Fab Lab U. de Chile
Spending 10 days in Fab lab U. de Chile was such an experience! We had never met the team before but it felt as if we had known eachother for some time. Fab Lab U. de Chile is housed in the engineering School of Universidad de Chile in Santiago, a campus so lively and full…Read More
Theo Jansen in Santiago
During our stay, Theo Jansen visited Fab Lab U. de Chile and met with people there, discussing their ongoing projects (including ours!) and answering our questions on the future of the arts and the artists’ responsibility in a time of technological achievements and also world changes. Theo Jansen presented his work later in the week…Read More
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