Technology

Rereading Debord

Ingrid Guardiola

A look at today’s hyperconnected society of social media, cognitive capitalism and algorithms through the lens of the work of Guy Debord.

Technology

What if the Internet were an ally of linguistic diversity?

Carlos Bajo

Some 54% of the contents on the Internet are in English. We wonder about the rest of the languages, taking as a starting point the case of the African continent, where a third of the world’s languages are spoken and cultural activists take advantage of the digital environment to defend it.

Culture

The Millennial Phenomenon

Marta Duran Arranz

An attempt to define the most popular generation of the moment, comparing it with the adjacent generations and analysing the phenomenon elsewhere on the planet.

In the Feminine

Women have always been under-represented in the cultural world. We investigate the practices that may revert this inequality from a feminist perspective.

“Do women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum? Less than 4% of the artists in the Modern Art sections are women, but 76% of the nudes are female.”

Guerrilla Girls (Statistics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, 2011)

“Good girls go to heaven but bad girls go everywhere.”

Mae West

Commons

What Gender Owes to Grammar

Yannick Chevalier | Christine Planté

Linguistic analysis and the study of language use is thus a necessary step in understanding how the social organisation of sex relations is perpetuated.