Mind maps of the morning sessions

Heslinki is the most 'honest' city based on Reader's Digest

Helsinki is the most "honest" city among 19 cities in the world, based on a test by the magazine Readers Digest. The magazine left 12 wallets in public places in each city and measured honesty by  the number of wallet returns. The wallet contained 35 euros and a paper with the mobile phone of the holder. Overall, the "honesty" in all the cities reached 47%, while most honest city was stemmed Helsinki, where residents returned 11 of the 12 wallets. 'Less honest' marched two towns in southern Europe, Madrid and Lisbon, with residents returning 2 (Madrid) and 1(Lisbon) of the wallets .
Check the article here.

"Big Crunch Clock" 1999 

In the run-up to the year 2000, Gianni Motti made and set going the “Big Crunch Clock”, a digital clock with twenty numerals: five billion years calculated to a tenth of a second. The work counts the time separating the sun from its explosion (the “big crunch”) backwards.A bigger one has been installed in the Palais de Tokyo since 1999

And an other project from Gianni Motti. I think we can approve of as monument for artists's assistants. http://www.perrotin.com/Gianni_Motti-works-oeuvres-25129-146.html

Monument for Walter Benjamin in Port-Bou

I talked about it this week.
Monument for Walter Benjamin, interesting because the viewer is invited by sculptures to look the environment where WB killed himself. Three times, views and positions for imagine the philosopher's situation. Good explain in this site : http://walterbenjaminportbou.cat/en/content/lobra

Public Smog

Why not a monument for the atmosphere ?


website of project : http://www.publicsmog.org/

Amy Balkin exhibit too in the "white cube" during the Documenta 13

Wishing that Earth's Atmosphere become as UNESCO World Heritage Preserve, he showed his request.
Negatives responses of course !




People doing their own Monument, slowly the monument of LOVE is popping up all around the world