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Building Downwards

By Luisa Lorenza Corna and Alan Adam Smart 23 July 2015

In their review of Keller Easterling’s Subtraction, Luisa Lorenza Corna and Alan Adam Smart interrogate an architectural theory that makes an econom...

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Precarity as Activism

By Sarah Charalambides 1 July 2015

How do we turn the normalisation of precarity into a basis for collective action? While the social category ‘precariat’ grafted over differences, ...

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Capital and Community: On Melanie Gilligan’s Trilogy

By Jasper Bernes 23 June 2015

In his assessment of the latest film in Melanie Gilligan’s trilogy on crisis, capital and community Jasper Bernes emphasises the necessity and diffi...

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Art, Value, and the Freedom Fetish

By Daniel Spaulding and Nicole Demby 28 May 2015

If art is a commodity, is it just a commodity, subject to the law of value? Or does art's distinctive process of production render it c...

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Taking Potshots at Labour

By Sven Lütticken 20 May 2015

In their recent networked film project, Ehmann and Farocki produce a multiply authored film installation about global labour that superimposes the pro...

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Chronicle of a Crash Foretold

By Tom Jennings 7 May 2015

In John Barker’s Futures, an expertly crafted crime novel exploring cocaine trafficking in Thatcherite London, Tom Jennings finds a parable of neoli...

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Speaking Candour

By Karolin Meunier 19 April 2015

To mark the release of You Must Make Your Death Public: A collection of texts and media on the work of Chris Kraus, gathered from the Chris Kraus symp...

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Garments Against Women

By mute 2 June 2016

Garments Against Women by Anne Boyer, Mute Books (European Edition) First published by Ahsahta Press, 2015. ISBN: (paperback) 978-1-906496-38-8 ...

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Another Future for Aboriginal Digital Art

By Amit S. Rai 28 July 2016

Review of Networking the Unseen, Furtherfield Gallery, June 17-August 14, 2016 Gretta Louw an Internet artist who has for some time now explored th...

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An anonymous artist statement in response to the volksbühne debate

By Anon. 25 July 2016

An anonymous artist statement in response to the volksbühne debate originally published by Texte zur Kunst, https://www.textezurkunst.de/articles/ein...

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Exit Strategies: Danny Hayward’s Pragmatic Sanction

By Ed Luker 21 July 2016

'What if our possibility is grounded in the uncoordinated?', asks Pragmatic Sanction, Danny Hayward's ambitious long poem. Among other things it under...

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In Times of Political Ruin

By H. Gracchus 12 July 2016

Some reflections on post-referendum politics from H. Gracchus In these great times, which I have known since they were small; which shall become so...

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Notes from Non-Existence

By Heinrich Haine 28 June 2016

Heinrich Haine takes leave of Common Sense with the perverse claim that some of the working class live in Islington and not all are natural anglo-Engl...

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Radical Labour Reform and Resistance in Lithuania

By gyvenimas per brangus 22 June 2016

This includes 2 Communiques from friends in Lithuania. The most recent (#2) is followed by the previous (#1). The statements include information about...

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Two Models of Inescapable Shock

By Mute 21 June 2016

Two Models of Inescapable Shock Thursday 7 July 6-8pm   Marina Vishmidt and Anne Boyer in conversation   A Mute launch for: ...

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Sound Changes Sense

By Howard Slater 15 June 2016

In his exploration of the power of music and sonority to reveal forbidden zones of being, Tim Hodgkinson’s aesthetic thought suggests ways to connec...

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Communities at the front-line of coal extraction

By Anne Harris 24 May 2016

Communities at the front-line of coal extraction “Mining is going on a hundred meters away. When they started blasting, all the dust was brought ...

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La Serveuse: Notes on the movement against the loi du travail

By waitress 24 May 2016

A collection of notes, written by a waitress, regarding the mouvement contre le loi du travail – the French state's draconian new employment la...

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War by Any Means

By Rose-Anne Gush 21 May 2016

Rose-Anne Gush examines Sidsel Meineche Hansen’s Second Sex War through the lens of the female body and its concealed labour power in the high-tech ...

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