Snow in Berlin

(I worked on this post some time ago. It went to my blog folder and I wasn't able to work on it since then. Now, it's St. Patricks's Day, the day I arrived in Berlin two years ago. Time goes by so fast, I still feel like I was just there. It was one of … Continue reading Snow in Berlin

Reflections on Former West Propositions

Former west brown bag from Portia Placino The Former West Congress: Documents, Constellations, and Prospects was participated in by around 150 students form all over the world. The levels of engagement in the Congress differed from the particular research focus and interests of the participants. The Learning Place, as programmed by Boris Buden, was focused … Continue reading Reflections on Former West Propositions

Dreams, adventures, and my first snow

I haven't blogged in a really long time. I would like to say that I've been busy with real life, but that is not necessarily the case. It is more appropriate to say that I have disengaged from reality and lived a fantasy, just for a little while. I went to Europe. I lived with … Continue reading Dreams, adventures, and my first snow

Museum 2012, getting there

Why was I in Taipei anyway? I was there for the Museum 2012 conference. But being in a conference means much more than just sitting in conference rooms. I was scheduled to present my paper on the 3rd day. The first two involves key notes, plenary sessions, and museum tours. I will tell the story … Continue reading Museum 2012, getting there