“Obviously, these artists did not seek to please the public, to satisfy its a aesthetic desires. But neither did the avant-garde artists want to shock the public, to produce displeasing images of the sublime. In our culture, the notion of shock is connected primarily to images of violence and sexuality. But neither Malevich’s Black Square […]Read More Extract From ‘Going Public’ by Boris Groys
“ATM+” Art Installation In Progress. Numbers collected from ATM receipts, i consider some of them in ML, these numbers that originally were currency, paid value for a commodity- here are transferred to ML- Water “as such it is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the other being solid,gas, and plasma) and is the […]Read More ATM+
“Recording Movement3” New Art Video By MO MARIA ART March 2018. Stay tuned!Read More “Recording Movement3”
Photography ( Serie of 5 ) : Train , a transport system that does not exist in present time in Lebanon where I live the majority of time , it is also addressing the link between human bodies relationship and body gestures in link with machines as a codependency , as other examples human bodies […]Read More “Recording Movement (4)”
On Mimesis… What are the numbers that i found on bills coming from ATM machines ? It is emazing how things are, how i firstly came across “language” trying to understand, and reading “Of Grammatology” by Jaques Derrida…then i started to look at language from point of view of machines, interested about relationship machine-human, and […]Read More On Mimesis
The workshop “Practices of Commoning: Critical Spatial Ecology” co-organized by Pelin Tan, associate professor at the Architecture Faculty, Mardin Artuklu University, Mardin (Turkey), and the Sursock Museum Beirut (Lebanon), included a presentation by Namick Mackik on the urbanization/migration, migrating the urban, “The term “Urban” has been urbanized lately in the sense that it doesn’t represent […]Read More To who belongs public space ?