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About love for people in times of a global civil war This is the story of a look back at many years of social art, the story of the rise and fall of social media, the story of a departure into the reald world that looks like re-treat and social death, and which only underlines that contemporary artists should also enjoy their time . My path into the arts started 40 years ago. For a small German town I was commissioned to carry out an art campaign for children and young people, my first paid artwork with the age of 18. I suggested a common action painting. The canvas 40 x 1.6 m in 20 segments faced a crowd of more than 160 young painters. The rules were clear: paint over what you don’t like. Allow the following to do the same. Return as many times as you want till…

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As an european artist in pandemic times i have to re – think new aims and goals of contemporary art. Surrounded by agony and fear, by obedience and violence, i have to question my ideas, plans and strategies in art production , – distribution and – marketing. I do not want to line up with those, who dream from returning to the before. The past moved us into or NOW! and i do not want to repeat history. This article is about a new field of contemporary social art, driven by coding in PHP, a common programming language for web server based algorithm and logic. I am designing a tool to aviod SPAM and to protect WORDPRESS installations. You can activly support me to reach the goal, to give a useful tool to more than 20 Million website admins – for free! The article is also about the starting point…

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MUARCO is a miniaturized version of a modular exhibition space, which contains hundreds or more art works – depending on the configuration – in the size of 8 per 5 cm (leaflet for decision-makers,PDF). In 2020 i was invited to participate in an group exhibition of DeSouza Gallery in Spain. As an conceptual artist working in the field of social sculpturing i was highly affected by lock down and the shift in social realities in nearly all societies worldwide. Not only, that most of my colleagues are not allowed to perform any more, even cultural spaces like galleries, museums, exhibition and concert halls are affected. I could not follow my friends thoughts and was not able to imagine a back to normal and i started to calculate the impact and the consequences for individuals and entries as well. MUARCO – the exhibition in the museum in the exhibition – addresses…

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All about Love – social sculptures between Bahrain and Brasil What else counts in times of reconstruction than L.O.V.E. ? The european artist Juan Petry invites in the gallery of the CASAdelDRAGON in Cervera del Maestre and shows a selection of artworks created from creatives from Bahrain, Brasil and many other countries. All artworks are available, but not for FIAT money! If you want to buy one of this artworks you have to donate some social activities (like planting a tree, a lecture, a live music gig – details in the very special price list). Opening: 12 of January 2019 – 19 hrs Location: CASAdelDRAGON, Calle Las Parras 19, 12578 Cervera del Maestre, Castellon, Spain Entrance free “My life is full of nice people, beautiful and intelligent minds, international creatives and social  heros. We share the idea of L.O.V.E. as the most important and powerful tool to establish sustainable connections…

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