Notes related to Environment

BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2023: THE LABORATORY OF THE FUTURE

The 18th International Architecture Exhibition, titled The Laboratory of the Future, will be open to the public from Saturday May 20 to Sunday November 26, 2023 at the Giardini and the Arsenale, and at Forte Marghera; it will be curated by Lesley Lokko and organised by La Biennale di Venezia.

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BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2023: THE LABORATORY OF THE FUTURE

The 18th International Architecture Exhibition, titled The Laboratory of the Future, will be open to the public from Saturday May 20 to Sunday November 26, 2023 at the Giardini and the Arsenale, and at Forte Marghera; it will be curated by Lesley Lokko and organised by La Biennale di Venezia.

HUMANS AND NATURE: ARE THEY PART OF THE SAME LANDSCAPE?

As a way of closing 2022 and give a way to 2023, Rolf Art, curated by Francisco Medail, presented Eso que estalla no es el sol, a group show in which several artists talk about the conjunction nature-humans.

By María Galarza
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HUMANS AND NATURE: ARE THEY PART OF THE SAME LANDSCAPE?

By María Galarza

As a way of closing 2022 and give a way to 2023, Rolf Art, curated by Francisco Medail, presented Eso que estalla no es el sol, a group show in which several artists talk about the conjunction nature-humans.

February 24, 2023
A BUTTERFLY FLYING ACROSS THE AMERICAN CONTINENT

Reynier Leyva Novo: Methuselah exhibited in El Museo del Barrio, reproduces through digital artwork the 6000-mile transnational migratory journey of a single monarch butterfly.

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A BUTTERFLY FLYING ACROSS THE AMERICAN CONTINENT

Reynier Leyva Novo: Methuselah exhibited in El Museo del Barrio, reproduces through digital artwork the 6000-mile transnational migratory journey of a single monarch butterfly.

ANTHROPOCENE: THE ENVIRONMENT GROUP SHOW AT PROA

For the first time in Argentina Anthropocene is showing at PROA Foundation. A world-renowned exhibition by Canadian artists Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwall and Nicholas de Pencier.

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ANTHROPOCENE: THE ENVIRONMENT GROUP SHOW AT PROA

For the first time in Argentina Anthropocene is showing at PROA Foundation. A world-renowned exhibition by Canadian artists Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwall and Nicholas de Pencier.

PUNTO DE VISTA: RODRIGO ARTEAGA'S EXHIBITION AT MAC

Curated by Carolina Castro Jorquera, Punto de vista (Point of view), Rodrigo Arteaga's exhibition, is a continuation of the artist's explorations and concerns about the way in which we perceive the beings and forms with which we coexist.

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PUNTO DE VISTA: RODRIGO ARTEAGA'S EXHIBITION AT MAC

Curated by Carolina Castro Jorquera, Punto de vista (Point of view), Rodrigo Arteaga's exhibition, is a continuation of the artist's explorations and concerns about the way in which we perceive the beings and forms with which we coexist.

BODY AND EARTH CONNECTED IN REGINA JOSÉ GALINDO’S SOLO EXHIBITION

PAV (Parco Arte Vivente) is presenting Tierra (Earth), the solo exhibition of guatemaltecan artista Regina José Galino. She has been investigating for over 20 years the subject of social justice through the lens of performative practives.

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BODY AND EARTH CONNECTED IN REGINA JOSÉ GALINDO’S SOLO EXHIBITION

PAV (Parco Arte Vivente) is presenting Tierra (Earth), the solo exhibition of guatemaltecan artista Regina José Galino. She has been investigating for over 20 years the subject of social justice through the lens of performative practives.

TERRA: THE LISBON ARCHITECTURE TRIENNALE 2022

The Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2022 explores how new paradigms are changing our ways of place-making in a globalized Planet and proposes a future based in intersecting and exchanging knowledge to make a more sustainable world.

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TERRA: THE LISBON ARCHITECTURE TRIENNALE 2022

The Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2022 explores how new paradigms are changing our ways of place-making in a globalized Planet and proposes a future based in intersecting and exchanging knowledge to make a more sustainable world.

A SHARED AND OPTIMISTIC FUTURE IN LANDSCAPE AND HIERARCHIES, THE EXHIBITION BY ALEXANDRE ARRECHEA.

ArtYard inaugurated the new exhibition by Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea. LANDSCAPE AND HIERARCHIES explores the relationship between the individual and the collective, and the domino effect that human actions may have on society and nature.

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A SHARED AND OPTIMISTIC FUTURE IN LANDSCAPE AND HIERARCHIES, THE EXHIBITION BY ALEXANDRE ARRECHEA.

ArtYard inaugurated the new exhibition by Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea. LANDSCAPE AND HIERARCHIES explores the relationship between the individual and the collective, and the domino effect that human actions may have on society and nature.

'INHOTIM IS ABSOLUTELY UNIQUE,' SAYS JULIETA GONZÁLEZ

An institution that is more attentive and permeable to public debate, that has its own collection as a living witness to the changes. This could be one of the guiding axes of the work of the Venezuelan Julieta González at the head of the artistic direction of Inhotim, one of the main centers of contemporary art in Brazil and one of the most inspiring open-air museums in the world.

By Mario Gioia, art critic and independent curator
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'INHOTIM IS ABSOLUTELY UNIQUE,' SAYS JULIETA GONZÁLEZ

By Mario Gioia, art critic and independent curator

An institution that is more attentive and permeable to public debate, that has its own collection as a living witness to the changes. This could be one of the guiding axes of the work of the Venezuelan Julieta González at the head of the artistic direction of Inhotim, one of the main centers of contemporary art in Brazil and one of the most inspiring open-air museums in the world.

July 21, 2022
THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM PRESENTS “DEATH TO THE LIVING, LONG LIVE TRASH” BY DUKE RILEY

The artist has created a full-fledged maritime museum within the walls of the Brooklyn Museum, debuting approximately 250 new and recent works made entirely out of discarded plastic found in New York waterways. DEATH TO THE LIVING, Long Live Trash, a critical, provocative look at the ecological impact of capitalism across centuries, connects the history of American maritime art to current themes of environmental justice.

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THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM PRESENTS “DEATH TO THE LIVING, LONG LIVE TRASH” BY DUKE RILEY

The artist has created a full-fledged maritime museum within the walls of the Brooklyn Museum, debuting approximately 250 new and recent works made entirely out of discarded plastic found in New York waterways. DEATH TO THE LIVING, Long Live Trash, a critical, provocative look at the ecological impact of capitalism across centuries, connects the history of American maritime art to current themes of environmental justice.

PROJECTS: CAROLINA CAYCEDO AND DAVID DE ROZAS AT MOMA

The Museum of Modern Art announces Projects: Carolina Caycedo and David de Rozas, on view in the Museum’s street-level gallery through January 2, 2023. The exhibition focuses on the struggles for territorial sovereignty, Indigenous rights, and the building of environmental memory.

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PROJECTS: CAROLINA CAYCEDO AND DAVID DE ROZAS AT MOMA

The Museum of Modern Art announces Projects: Carolina Caycedo and David de Rozas, on view in the Museum’s street-level gallery through January 2, 2023. The exhibition focuses on the struggles for territorial sovereignty, Indigenous rights, and the building of environmental memory.

LA INTERMUNDIAL HOLOBIENTE

La Intermundial Holobiente is an inter/un-disciplinary group that attempts to invent imaginative practices based on modes of thought that are more than human —that is, not anthropo-centered. Its members are Claudia Fontes, visual artist represented by the gallery, philosopher Paula Fleisner and writer Pablo M. Ruiz.

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LA INTERMUNDIAL HOLOBIENTE

La Intermundial Holobiente is an inter/un-disciplinary group that attempts to invent imaginative practices based on modes of thought that are more than human —that is, not anthropo-centered. Its members are Claudia Fontes, visual artist represented by the gallery, philosopher Paula Fleisner and writer Pablo M. Ruiz.

RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER: "PULSE TOPOLOGY" AT DESIGN MIAMI/BASEL

Presented by Superblue and BMW i, this art installation uses new technology to create an immersive chorus of 6,000 heartbeats. "Pulse Topology" will be presented in the foyer of Design Miami/ Basel from June 14 to 19.

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RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER: "PULSE TOPOLOGY" AT DESIGN MIAMI/BASEL

Presented by Superblue and BMW i, this art installation uses new technology to create an immersive chorus of 6,000 heartbeats. "Pulse Topology" will be presented in the foyer of Design Miami/ Basel from June 14 to 19.

PLASTIC PRINTS IN ‘OCÉANOS’ – PENUMBRA FOUNDATION

The New York based photography foundation Penumbra exhibits OCÉANOS by Roberto Huarcaya (Lima, Perú, 1959) until July 22nd. The show presents the first-ever exhibition of this Peruvian artist’ large-scale photograms of the Pacific Ocean. In what could be described as a "photogrammatic performance," Huarcaya immerses himself into the waters of the sea to record its virulent nature and traces of contamination.

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PLASTIC PRINTS IN ‘OCÉANOS’ – PENUMBRA FOUNDATION

The New York based photography foundation Penumbra exhibits OCÉANOS by Roberto Huarcaya (Lima, Perú, 1959) until July 22nd. The show presents the first-ever exhibition of this Peruvian artist’ large-scale photograms of the Pacific Ocean. In what could be described as a "photogrammatic performance," Huarcaya immerses himself into the waters of the sea to record its virulent nature and traces of contamination.

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: ART AS A SOCIAL EXPERIMENT - BEATRIZ CHACHAMOVITS IN ART AND CULTURE CENTER, HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA

Review about the exhibition Into the Great Dying: (The Steps We Take), on view until June 2022

By Amalia Caputo - Artist/Art Writer
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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: ART AS A SOCIAL EXPERIMENT - BEATRIZ CHACHAMOVITS IN ART AND CULTURE CENTER, HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA

By Amalia Caputo - Artist/Art Writer

Review about the exhibition Into the Great Dying: (The Steps We Take), on view until June 2022

May 24, 2022
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND 'VEROÍR EL FRACASO ILUMINADO' - INTERVIEW WITH MIGUEL A. LÓPEZ

“We live in a world that demands of us clear meanings and pragmatic definitions of things, that wants to possess and that rejects uncertainty. Taking our focus back to poetry allows us to understand that knowing is not synonymous with dominating, but rather with being with, generating interconnectedness and bonding”.

By Clara Zaefferer
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THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND 'VEROÍR EL FRACASO ILUMINADO' - INTERVIEW WITH MIGUEL A. LÓPEZ

By Clara Zaefferer

“We live in a world that demands of us clear meanings and pragmatic definitions of things, that wants to possess and that rejects uncertainty. Taking our focus back to poetry allows us to understand that knowing is not synonymous with dominating, but rather with being with, generating interconnectedness and bonding”.

ELSEWHERE(S): OTHER WORLDS, OTHER TIMES, OTHER TERRITORIES

Another Space announces Elsewhere(s), an exploration of otherworldliness. Cocurated by Estrellita B. Brodsky and José Falconi, the exhibition brings together works by over 25 artists from Latin America and its diaspora, from the 9th Century BCE to the present. Grouped around themes of cosmology, magic, and non-Western forms of knowledge, Elsewhere(s) seeks to reflect on the traditional role of artists and their potential to envision alternative societies as utopian or reclaimed territories.

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ELSEWHERE(S): OTHER WORLDS, OTHER TIMES, OTHER TERRITORIES

Another Space announces Elsewhere(s), an exploration of otherworldliness. Cocurated by Estrellita B. Brodsky and José Falconi, the exhibition brings together works by over 25 artists from Latin America and its diaspora, from the 9th Century BCE to the present. Grouped around themes of cosmology, magic, and non-Western forms of knowledge, Elsewhere(s) seeks to reflect on the traditional role of artists and their potential to envision alternative societies as utopian or reclaimed territories.

CHILE AT THE VENICE BIENNALE – “TURBA TOL” BY CAMILA MARAMBIO

The Chilean pavilion that will represent Chile at the upcoming 59th Venice Art Biennale will host the collective and interdisciplinary project Turba Tol, curated by Camila Marambio and with the participation of Ariel Bustamante, sound artist, Dominga Sotomayor, filmmaker, Carla Macchiavello, art historian and Alfredo Thiermann, architect. The management is in charge of Juan Pablo Vergara and also includes scientists, indigenous activists and other collaborators from the creative field.

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CHILE AT THE VENICE BIENNALE – “TURBA TOL” BY CAMILA MARAMBIO

The Chilean pavilion that will represent Chile at the upcoming 59th Venice Art Biennale will host the collective and interdisciplinary project Turba Tol, curated by Camila Marambio and with the participation of Ariel Bustamante, sound artist, Dominga Sotomayor, filmmaker, Carla Macchiavello, art historian and Alfredo Thiermann, architect. The management is in charge of Juan Pablo Vergara and also includes scientists, indigenous activists and other collaborators from the creative field.

rīvus - 23RD BIENNALE OF SYDNEY

From March 12th to June 13th 2022, the Biennale of Sydney will present over 330 artworks by 89 participants and 400 events. The Biennale, titled rīvus, meaning “stream” in Latin, will feature new work and commissions responding to water ecology and relationships with the natural world. 

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rīvus - 23RD BIENNALE OF SYDNEY

From March 12th to June 13th 2022, the Biennale of Sydney will present over 330 artworks by 89 participants and 400 events. The Biennale, titled rīvus, meaning “stream” in Latin, will feature new work and commissions responding to water ecology and relationships with the natural world. 

IVÁN ARGOTE WINS LAND ART COMMISSION IN DUBLIN

Sculpture Dublin announced Iván Argote as the winner of the St. Anne's Park land art commission.

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IVÁN ARGOTE WINS LAND ART COMMISSION IN DUBLIN

Sculpture Dublin announced Iván Argote as the winner of the St. Anne's Park land art commission.

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS – “NATURAL TRANSCENDENCE” AT OOLITE ARTS MIAMI

This group show curated by Rhonda Mitrani presents artworks that reflect an ethereal sensibility toward nature. During a time when we were forced to stay home, away from public spaces and other people, the relationship between humans and nature shifted, causing a Natural Transcendence, and a renewed sense of gratitude for the natural elements that surrounds us.

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SEASON HIGHLIGHTS – “NATURAL TRANSCENDENCE” AT OOLITE ARTS MIAMI

This group show curated by Rhonda Mitrani presents artworks that reflect an ethereal sensibility toward nature. During a time when we were forced to stay home, away from public spaces and other people, the relationship between humans and nature shifted, causing a Natural Transcendence, and a renewed sense of gratitude for the natural elements that surrounds us.

XAVIER CORTADA WINS 2022 CREATIVE CAPITAL AWARD

Using socially engaged art, "The Underwater" will work with Miami's marginalized communities to amplify "Underwater Voices" - those who are underrepresented, underserved, and undervalued. Collaborating with local partners, this social practice effort will use art to map the area's vulnerability to rising seas and mobilize residents to demand that government equitably plan for a future impacted by climate change.

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XAVIER CORTADA WINS 2022 CREATIVE CAPITAL AWARD

Using socially engaged art, "The Underwater" will work with Miami's marginalized communities to amplify "Underwater Voices" - those who are underrepresented, underserved, and undervalued. Collaborating with local partners, this social practice effort will use art to map the area's vulnerability to rising seas and mobilize residents to demand that government equitably plan for a future impacted by climate change.

SEBASTIÃO SALGADO: AMAZÔNIA

The outcome of photographic expeditions in Brazilian Amazonia carried out from the late 1990s onward, but mostly between the years 2013 and 2019, the exhibition Amazônia, by Sebastião Salgado, is arriving at Sesc Pompeia, in São Paulo, Brazil, in the month of February.

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SEBASTIÃO SALGADO: AMAZÔNIA

The outcome of photographic expeditions in Brazilian Amazonia carried out from the late 1990s onward, but mostly between the years 2013 and 2019, the exhibition Amazônia, by Sebastião Salgado, is arriving at Sesc Pompeia, in São Paulo, Brazil, in the month of February.

TROPICAL FOREST: ANCESTRY AND DYSTOPIA

The Amazon rainforest is one of the planet’s largest and most important ecosystems, it serves as a and home to the people who inhabit the forest and to forces that impact its future and affect global climate change. These themes are explored in “Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia, presented by The55Project Art Foundation in collaboration with The Fundación Pablo Atchugarry in Miami, from February 19 to July 16,2022.

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TROPICAL FOREST: ANCESTRY AND DYSTOPIA

The Amazon rainforest is one of the planet’s largest and most important ecosystems, it serves as a and home to the people who inhabit the forest and to forces that impact its future and affect global climate change. These themes are explored in “Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia, presented by The55Project Art Foundation in collaboration with The Fundación Pablo Atchugarry in Miami, from February 19 to July 16,2022.

PROYECTOS ULTRAVIOLETA EXHIBITS RIOS DE GENTE (RIVERS OF PEOPLE)

Proyectos Ultravioleta presents Ríos de Gente (Rivers of People), the second solo show by Regina José Galindo at the gallery, dedicated to Bernardo Caal, defender of the water, the earth, and of the rights of indigenous peoples.

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PROYECTOS ULTRAVIOLETA EXHIBITS RIOS DE GENTE (RIVERS OF PEOPLE)

Proyectos Ultravioleta presents Ríos de Gente (Rivers of People), the second solo show by Regina José Galindo at the gallery, dedicated to Bernardo Caal, defender of the water, the earth, and of the rights of indigenous peoples.

TRAMA (PLOT): NELA OCHOA EXHIBITS AT SARO LEÓN

On Friday, January 21, at 6:30 p.m., the individual exhibition TRAMA, by Nela Ochoa, a Venezuelan/Spanish artist who has resided in Tenerife since 2017, will open at the Saro León gallery.

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TRAMA (PLOT): NELA OCHOA EXHIBITS AT SARO LEÓN

On Friday, January 21, at 6:30 p.m., the individual exhibition TRAMA, by Nela Ochoa, a Venezuelan/Spanish artist who has resided in Tenerife since 2017, will open at the Saro León gallery.

PHOTOGRAPHY UNDER FLORIDA’S SUN - OOLITE ARTS

Oolite Arts in Miami exhibits Feels like 97°, a video and photography group exhibition curated by Michelle Lisa Polissaint.

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PHOTOGRAPHY UNDER FLORIDA’S SUN - OOLITE ARTS

Oolite Arts in Miami exhibits Feels like 97°, a video and photography group exhibition curated by Michelle Lisa Polissaint.

LIMA - “DENYING THE DESERT” AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Negar el desierto (Denying the Desert) is a group exhibition that affirms the persistence of the coastal landscape in the imagination of the artists who inhabit or visit it. The desert is a full space, abundant in historical, emotional and political density.

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LIMA - “DENYING THE DESERT” AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Negar el desierto (Denying the Desert) is a group exhibition that affirms the persistence of the coastal landscape in the imagination of the artists who inhabit or visit it. The desert is a full space, abundant in historical, emotional and political density.

CARLOS GUINZBURG IN BUENOS AIRES: AN ODE TO SUSTAINABILITY, SCIENCE AND ART

Almost 51 years after the inauguration of an artwork that extolled communication and symbiosis between non-human living beings, science has now come to reinforce and update artistic concepts, with the reversion of an exhibition by the renowned Argentine artist Carlos Ginzburg. The conceptual and theoretical artist returned to Buenos Aires with the exhibition "MYCORHIZES: Trees communicate with each other through an ecological internet formed by the root-fungus symbiosis". The exhibition takes place within the framework of the International Biennial of Contemporary Art of the South (BIENALSUR 2021), and can be visited at the MUNTREF Sede Hotel de Inmigrantes, kilometer 0 of the international biennial that emerged at the University of Tres de Febrero in Argentina and is held in 50 cities around the world.

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CARLOS GUINZBURG IN BUENOS AIRES: AN ODE TO SUSTAINABILITY, SCIENCE AND ART

Almost 51 years after the inauguration of an artwork that extolled communication and symbiosis between non-human living beings, science has now come to reinforce and update artistic concepts, with the reversion of an exhibition by the renowned Argentine artist Carlos Ginzburg. The conceptual and theoretical artist returned to Buenos Aires with the exhibition "MYCORHIZES: Trees communicate with each other through an ecological internet formed by the root-fungus symbiosis". The exhibition takes place within the framework of the International Biennial of Contemporary Art of the South (BIENALSUR 2021), and can be visited at the MUNTREF Sede Hotel de Inmigrantes, kilometer 0 of the international biennial that emerged at the University of Tres de Febrero in Argentina and is held in 50 cities around the world.

THE BEAUTY OF DANGER AS STIMULUS – NAN GONZÁLEZ IN PINTA CONCEPT

With the curatorship of Félix Suazo, Pinta Miami 2021 becomes a scenario for immersive and thought provoking installations. The aim of Pinta’s section Special Projects is to accentuate the individuality and artistry of contemporary artists who, through their works and installations, bring to life the concerns and possibilities of the near future.

By Mercedes Abella
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THE BEAUTY OF DANGER AS STIMULUS – NAN GONZÁLEZ IN PINTA CONCEPT

By Mercedes Abella

With the curatorship of Félix Suazo, Pinta Miami 2021 becomes a scenario for immersive and thought provoking installations. The aim of Pinta’s section Special Projects is to accentuate the individuality and artistry of contemporary artists who, through their works and installations, bring to life the concerns and possibilities of the near future.

December 02, 2021