Michael Romano, Milton Läufer & all the contributors to BAR
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I’m drawn to small spaces where I’m not overwhelmed by titles and authors, and where the salespeople don’t throw themselves at me like darts. She created and directs the design studio MOSI LAB: Artful Interiors, where, in collaboration with artists and designers, she develops design projects and restores furniture and spaces with an artistic vision and a daring use of color. There are obvious affinities here with Cortázar’s Rayuela, which celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year, but while Cortázar gave the reader a roadmap and left the ludic structure of his novel outside the narrative, Labbé’s work begins with a gnomic prologue that immediately involves the reader and layers the metafictional instructions inside the story, often providing the reader with several options for movement within its pages. Even more discouraging is the strong suspicion that one’s dissertation is far from being worthy of the label “righteous cause. The second is a general lack of orderliness (also an Oriental characteristic) usually pre vailing in even the richest Argentine households ; which makes it inconvenient to receive except on special and specially prepared occasions.