La Noche en Blanco: Graffiti Virtual

After being wowed by the Deambulants and other sights of La Noche en Blanco, I made my way to the Caixaforum building of Madrid to see more. Pushing through the crowd to get closer, I gaped in awe at the enormous exhibition called Graffiti Virtual created by the Catalan collective Omnivor Lab. Consisting of a series of animated digital graffiti projected onto the building's facade, …

La Noche en Blanco: The Deambulants

This past weekend at Madrid's annual La Noche en Blanco, a city-wide, all-night arts and culture festival, I watched the Deambulants defy the laws of gravity at 00:30 in the Real Madrid stadium. The floor became the walls and the walls became the floor as the improvisational circus performers and acrobats scaled the stadium, mixing moves from circus acts and modern dance with bizarre, gravity-defying …

Summercase 2007

Sunshine, blue skies, sand, sea and waves—sound waves that is— are all elements of summers in Barcelona, the epicenter of summer music festivals. This past weekend the city danced to the happy sounds of Summercase. Now in its second year, the newer, lighter and fluffier festival on the block displayed its youthfulness with a decidedly upbeat line-up, in contrast with the darker edgier sounds of …