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Zenaïde d’Albufera has a master’s degree in international law (Université Paris X, Nanterre, France and Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina) and a master's degree in cultural communication. She worked for Christie’s in Paris and the Simon Lee Gallery, Mayfair as PR manager and is currently Media Director at Art and Architecture Journal Press.
zenaide85 has written 9 posts for AAJ Press

Time/Food: New York and Berlin – Soup/No Soup: Paris

As an alternative to the economy of the artist / restaurateur, food and exchange are the core values in two projects, Soup/No Soup at the Grand Palais in Paris, and Time/Food, a pop-up restaurant that has appeared in New York and Berlin. These emphasize the artist’s practice concerned with dialogue, participation and social and community … Continue reading

Jeremy Deller: Joy in People. Hayward Gallery, London, 22 February – 13 May 2012

Acting as catalyst or instigator, Jeremy Deller creates provocative works about social history or recent events that encourage us to look at one kind of ‘culture’ through the lens of another. Jeremy Deller is an art historian turned conceptual artist whose work explores the cultural and political heritage of Britain and its folklore. His collaborative and socially-engaged … Continue reading

The Pritzker Architecture Prize 2012: Wang Shu (Amateur Architecture Studio) China

The Pritzker Architecture Prize 2012 has been awarded to the Chinese architect Wang Shu. Born in 1963 in Urumqi, West China, he studied at the Nanjing Institute of Technology before co-founding the Amateur Architecture Studio in Hangzhou with his partner, Lu Wenyu, in 1997. Wang Shu is Head of Architecture at the China Academy of … Continue reading

Christian Boltanski: Storage Memory

French artist Christian Boltanski launched his new website project Storage Memory on 20th January 2012. Through this project Boltanski aims to reach 2000 to 3000 people via a personal internet contact with his audience. Utilising the medium of the internet he will communicate with anybody, wherever they may be in the world, who wants to participate. For an annual … Continue reading

Public Art in Liverpool – Animate the Underground

Animate the Underground commissions public art works for underground stations in Merseyside, Liverpool and Wirral as part of the Merseytravel public transport system. Local artist Grant Searl was commissioned to create five large-scale artworks displayed within the stations that are both local and site-specific. Searl’s personal style of Romantic Surrealism merges 21st century interpretations of pre-Raphaelite … Continue reading