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Call For Submissions: Reinvention of Research Workshop

By mute 25 July 2012

Researching BWPWAP: The Reinvention of Research as Participatory Practice   Call for Participation for an International ...

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fifth column

Alternative Olympics

By Benedict Seymour 21 July 2012

Should workers be organising their own counter-Olympics today? Or did they already run one back in August 2011? The Tate is screening 'The New...

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fifth column

Anish Kapoor / Vanish the Poor: 3 Olympic Symptoms

By Benedict Seymour 18 July 2012

A series of visible symptoms reveal the truth of the London Olympics and the economy they celebrate. I'm continuing to pursue the idea proposed in ...

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reviews

CRITIQUE OF CREATIVITY

By James Heartfield 18 July 2012

James Heartfield reviews Critique of Creativity: Precarity, Subjectivity and Resistance in the ‘Creative Industries’, Gerald Raunig, Gene Ray and ...

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articles

The Missing Factory

By John Roberts 11 July 2012

In the early 1970s, at the meeting point of workplace occupations and critical film-making, 20th century art's attraction to the factory reached a rep...

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reviews

Static Frenzy

By Flint Michigan 3 July 2012

Flint Michigan on Self-Shadowing Prey by Ghérasim Luca   Luca: defender of a poetic rapprochement with non-being   Luca: tend...

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your posts

The 'Vocal Constructivists' performing four visual scores at V22, Bermondsey, followed by 'We Sing U Sing' gospel choir soloist rehearsal at the Croydon CVA. 1st & 2nd July 2012

By Stefan Szczelkun 2 July 2012

  Two consecutive days, hearing two choirs from opposite ends of the spectrum of culture. On Sunday Jane Alden's Vocal Constructivists performed...

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books

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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your posts

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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articles

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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articles

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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your posts

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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articles

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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your posts

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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articles

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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articles

Unruly Life: Subverting ‘Surplus’ Existence in Tunisia

By Oana Parvan 2 February 2017

  Taking the case of Tunisia’s Dignity Revolution, Oana Parvan examines the structural connections between the growing global category of th...

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articles

Practical Overturnings

By Howard Slater 1 December 2016

What can the work of radical anti-psychiatrist Franco Basaglia, documented in John Foot's new book, teach us about contemporary crises in 'mental heal...

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your posts

The Hucksters of Discontent

By Angela Mitropoulos 12 November 2016

The 'working class should have voted Bernie, not Hilary (that neoliberal machine!)' argument is an apology for a racist, because exclusively white, co...

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articles

Rubber Boats & the Planetary Class Struggle

By Richard B 28 October 2016

The global border regime excludes from transport those who most need to travel, with deadly consequences. While migrants resist and overcome state con...

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