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The Rise and Fall of Jimmy Watts is the winner of HEART OF GLASS open submission exhibition

“The Rise and Fall of Jimmy Watts”, an installation by artist Clarisse D’Arcimoles produced in collaboration with CRA MA Campbell Drake was announced as the winner of this year’s HEART OF GLASS open submission exhibition. A 571-flats council estate has just been destroyed in Caledonian Road, North London. Up until the very last days before [...]

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

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Jacques Rancière: Who is the Subject of the Rights of Man?

“The Rights of Man are the rights of the demos, conceived as the generic name of the political subjects who enact—in specific scenes of dissensus—the paradoxical qualification of this supplement. This process disappears when you assign those rights…

Friday, May 28th, 2010

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Etienne Balibar: What is a Politics of the Rights of Man?

In this text Etienne Balibar claims that a politics of Human Rights in the strong sense is in the struggle for the actual making of Human Rights, rather then in their defense in face of violation.

Friday, May 28th, 2010

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Urban Encounters: Routes and Transitions

MA Student Yazan Khalili will participate in the conference Urban Encounters Routes and Transitions: Routes and transitions at TATE Britain on Saturday, 29th of May.

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

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Cartography between Science, Art and Politics: An Open Door to Manipulation

Philippe Rekacewicz (Le Monde Diplomatique, Paris) Discussant: Eyal Weizman (Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths) Maps are not the same thing as territory. At best they are only a representation of reality on the ground. Maps merely reveal what map-makers or their superiors want to show. They inevitably present a truncated, partial, even deliberately misleading picture [...]

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

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Judith Butler: Torture and the Ethics of Photography

“… interpretation is not to be conceived restrictively in terms of subjective act. Rather, interpretation takes place by virtue of the structuring constraints of genre and form on the communicability of effect – and so sometimes takes place against o…

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

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