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Persistence Resistance

Goldsmiths, University of London London School of Economics School of Oriental and African Studies University of Westminster Brunel University present Persistence Resistance 2011: Documentary Practices in India London, 1 – 8 November 2011 Persistence Resistance is premised on the belief that documentary practices in any place actively participate in the shaping of our times. The [...]

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Posted in NEWS & FEEDS

 

THE EREIGNIS & THE HYPERLIEU: A SYMBIOTIC URBANITY (ANISHA JOGANI)

In the increasingly congested, and overlaying flat spaces of the city, whether it be one of economic production, social interaction, cultural engagement or in relation to a global financial market; it seems that if one is not incorporated into these structured, formal systems, state technologies and ‘finite urban ecologies,’ that the potentiality for successfully practicing [...]

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Posted in RESEARCH

 

Halocaust: The Architecture of Counter-insurgency (zahra hussain)

Halocaust: (def) The ring comprising of various agencies that forms around a disastrous event. From Halo and Caust. Halo (n): from Gk. halos “disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon”, The ring around a glorified person or thing. Caust: Caust-ic  (n) (physics) formed by the intersection of reflected [...]

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Posted in RESEARCH

 

Mode of Suspension (Monika Love)

“That law can be suspended is not a novelty in politics or history. Yet suspended does not mean elimination, absence or standstill. While suspension can be thought of as a void – between A and B, between constitutive and constituted power – actually it contains supreme power. Urban space, as a result of decision-making processes, [...]

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Posted in RESEARCH

 

THE EVENT OF VOID (Francesco Sebregondi)

The Heygate estate, as a piece of architecture, is dead; only left is its empty corpse, a delimited void. What is going on in this void? What is at stakes in its production and maintenance? What is its relation to the teeming city surrounding it? What is the subversive potential of that void? And since [...]

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Posted in RESEARCH

 

THE REGISTRATION MACHINE (JAN LEMITZ)

Beginning with the eviction of migrants from their makeshift homes in the ‘jungles’ of Calais in 2009 this project brings together images from a number of events staged for the presence of the camera. Migration is made visible within a political framework that makes use of the images it produces for the purpose of governance [...]

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Posted in RESEARCH

 

PATHOLOGICAL GEOGRAPHIES (EMMA CUMMINS)

Widely considered to be the worst fiscal crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s, the global financial crisis of 2008 is highly indebted to the collapse of property markets and urban development programmes that were initiated throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. As such, if one visits contemporary China, Great Britain, Spain, Ireland, Dubai [...]

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Posted in RESEARCH

 

Michel Serres: Revisiting The Natural Contract

“A satellite for speed, an atomic bomb for energy, the Internet for space, and nuclear waste for time…these are four examples of world-objects.” – Michel Serres   A leading French philosopher (and mathematician) of the humanities in the age of posthuman culture, Michel Serres’ writings represent the creative edge of a form of thought which [...]

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Posted in THINK TANK BLOG

 

Maurizio Lazzarato: Struggle, Event, Media

Why can the paradigm of representation not function in politics, nor in artistic modes of expression, and here especially in the production of works that employ moving images? I will attempt to answer these questions by using the paradigm that imagines the constitution of the world from the relationship between event and multiplicity. Representation is [...]

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Posted in THINK TANK BLOG

 

VISUA CULTURES EVENTS – autumn 2011

BURN with Ben Walters, Gavin Butt & Dickie Beau part of the AHRC funded Trashing Performance public program 27 october,  bethnal green working men’s club – 20.00-23.00 BOOK tickets with:  www.artsadmin.co.uk/   INVOKING JUSTICE film screening and discussion with the filmmaker Deepa Dhanraj 03 november , small hall  – 17.00-20.00   MOVEMENTS OF EVERYDAY POLITICAL/AESTHETIC [...]

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Posted in LECTURES & TALKS

 

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