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No Stars, no Solos – just Sound, Motion, and Energy: an Interview with John Gruntfest

By Stevphen Shukaitis 10 December 2015

Given the ephemeral nature of improvised music, it is easily forgotten after the performance. Despite that, the work of saxophonist, poet, and musical event organiser, John Gruntfest, is almost criminally overlooked

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BOYCOTT ZABLUDOWICZ - STATEMENT 3

By mute 27 November 2015

  Mute is hosting this statement in solidarity with the call for a boycott of the Zabludowicz Art Trust. Boycott Zabludowicz was formalised du...

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After the Canon? An Interview with Hal Foster

By John Douglas Millar 23 November 2015

Casting off from his recent book Bad News Days, art critic and October magazine co-editor Hal Foster talks to John Douglas Millar about what became of...

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Art’s Economic Exceptionalism

By Josefine Wikström 12 November 2015

Whilst left critiques habitually relate art to capitalist commodification, few do this on strictly economic grounds, let alone cogently. Josefine Wiks...

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Brief and Wholly Concrete Moments

By Daniel Neofetou 28 October 2015

In his review of Renew Marxist Art History, Daniel Neofetou examines the anthology's attempts to liberate art writing from its current quiet...

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INSIDE OUT

By Daniel Spaulding 20 October 2015

Marx famously described capitalism as mad and inverted. Daniel Spaulding re-examines speculative realism through an Adornian prism to disclose a thoug...

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Nervous Costume

By Madame Tlank 7 October 2015

Madame Tlank digresses from and back to Anne Boyer’s Garments Against Women, which is many things. A memoir written by someone without a history. A ...

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The Luxury of Not Being Burned To Death

By Southwark Notes 23 June 2017

Southwark Notes cuts through due process, the wait for 'findings', after the Grenfell Tower diasster to give words to what we know already anyway... ...

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Look at Hazards, Look at Losses

By mute 28 March 2017

Authors: Group for Conceptual Politics (GCP), Danny Hayward, Anthony Iles, Lisa Jeschke, Benjamin Noys, Eirik Steinhoff and Marina Vishmidt Paperba...

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HOMICIDAL MELANCHOLICS OF THE WORLD UNITE!

By Howard Slater 15 August 2017

Although close to anti-psychiatry’s diagnosis of the social causes of mental illness, the ‘sociogenic’ approaches of the Black and Asian therape...

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A Lesson in Media

By G W F Hoplos 25 July 2017

A report from the demonstration(s) in Hackney last night in response to the police murder of Rashan Charles  A lesson in media: last night was...

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OTHERFIELD CREATIVE NON-FICTON FILM FESTIVAL

By Otherfield 28 June 2017

  OTHERFIELD CREATIVE NON-FICTON FILM FESTIVAL   This years Otherfield Film Festival will take place at Laughton Lodge near Lewe...

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NO JOKE: Untangling the DNA Code of Alt-Right Comedy

By EG Daymare 10 April 2017

In the run up to Trump’s election, US ‘alt-right’ ensemble Million Dollar Extreme weaponised comedy and post-internet aesthetics to target laten...

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Racism as Deep Trolling and Other New Centre Diversions

By Shut Down LD50 4 April 2017

Will the New Centre for Research and Practice do the minimally decent thing and de-platform Nick Land? Or is their main concern to save face by discre...

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Tools of the Trade: The History of British Restraints

By Rees A 24 March 2017

What form of technology is the police? Rees A offers a forensic analysis of the tools of jurisprudence and policing   yu cyaant awsk Clinto...

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Critique of the Term Neoliberalism

By Carsten Juhl 24 March 2017

The following text is translated by James Day from Carsten Juhl’s What Couldn’t Continue and What Couldn’t Begin and introduced here by the tran...

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Automate This! Delivering Resistance in the Gig Economy

By Jamie Woodcock 10 March 2017

In the workplace automation and technology have tipped the balance of power greatly in favour of capital but, as Jamie Woodcock explains, workers are ...

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The inconvenient Muslim: An evening to launch Homegrown

By mute 1 March 2017

“Muslims are only ever the object in an endless national conversation around Islam, rarely invited to define their own narratives. Homegrown ...

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Is it OK to Punch a Nazi (Art Gallery)?

By O.D. Untermesh 16 February 2017

The art-right are on the rise and even the deep, market-reflexive complacency of the London artscene shows signs of being ruffled. How on earth did re...

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