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Atelier: artists at work on site Tamsyn Challenger | David Crawforth | Judith Dean | Rachel Garfield | Bruce Gilbert |Naomi Siderfin | Caroline Wright

By Beaconsfield 8 September 2012

  Atelier: artists at work on site Tamsyn Challenger | David Crawforth | Judith Dean | Rachel Garfield | Bruce Gilbert |Naomi Siderfin | Caro...

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Gimme the Loot

By Gavin Mueller 29 August 2012

  From Zizek to Badiou, I'm not much swayed by the revival of Jacobin politics, but who can not like the Toussaint/Boukman? silhouet...

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Crises Capitalism and Independence Doctrines

By Gordon Asher and Leigh French 28 August 2012

An open letter/essay proposing to establish dialogue over Scottish independence       Cr...

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The Housing Monster

By anthony 23 August 2012

THE HOUSING MONSTER and HOUSING CRISIS? Two recent publications focusing on housing. From Prole.info The Housing Monster takes one seemingly simple...

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Crime Scene Investigation

By Benedict Seymour 20 August 2012

Shot at while eating alfresco in Broadway Market, E8. I think it's some kind of karma. Certainly another episode for the East London Book of the Dead....

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The Marikana Mine Worker's Massacre – a Massive Escalation in the War on the Poor

By Ayanda Kota 19 August 2012

Reposted from: http://abahlali.org/node/9035 8 August 2012     The Marikana Mine Worker's Massacre – a Massive Escalatio...

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A Critical Review of Anarchism & the City

By PG 16 August 2012

Reposted from The Anvil http://theanvilreview.org/ May 24, 2012 By pg Note from author: This review was orphaned from another an...

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Free speech and the ‘snowflake’

By Keston Sutherland 1 April 2019

If, as advocates of free speech would have it, to speak the truth is to necessarily cause offence, what, asks Keston Sutherland, is the origin of the ...

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Re-gendering the Indebted Man: Female Subjectivity in the Argentine Financial Crisis

By George Jepson 20 March 2019

The austerity programme imposed by the IMF after Argentina’s 2001 economic crisis, far from imposing debt universally as Maurizio Lazzarato’s figu...

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MEMES WITH FORCE – LESSONS FROM THE YELLOW VESTS

By Paul Torino & Adrian Wohlleben 26 February 2019

People have theorised recent social movements as memes before. However, they tend to make the phrase eclipse the content, placing the (representationa...

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Towards an Apotropaic Avant-Garde

By Daniel Spaulding 14 February 2019

This review of T.J. Clark’s 2013 book Picasso and Truth: From Cubism to Guernica first appeared on the website The Claudius App in 2014. It is repub...

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Something out of Nothing: Marcia Tucker, Jeffrey Deitch and the De-regulation of the Contemporary-Museum Model

By Nizan Shaked 13 January 2019

This article is republished on the occasion of the exhibition Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Ne...

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Extracts From The Counsel of Spent

By Inventory 28 September 2018

Drawing upon the divagating adventures of the fondly missed Inventory journal (1995-2005), Inventory have authored a new book in a series commissioned...

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The Biennial of Very Fine People, On Both Sides

By SDLD50 12 September 2018

Further Thoughts on the Athens Biennale https://shutdownld50.tumblr.com/post/178020810821/further-thoughts-on-the-athens-biennale The Fash and t...

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The Poverty of Truth, the Truth of Poverty

By Daniel Fraser 23 August 2018

I, Tonya, the recent biopic on the figure skating phenomenon from Portland, Oregon, appears to offer little beyond the familiar Hollywood spectacle of...

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Oil is the Devil's Excrement

By David Jacques 3 July 2018

Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo was a prominent Venezuelan politician who served two terms in office with the Centrist Betancourt Administration (1947-48 &a...

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Video of Protest Against V&A's Acquisition of Robin Hood Gardens

By Rainbow Collective 26 June 2018

For anyone interested in the 7th June dual protest outside the V&A in London and the Venice Architecture Biennale against the museum's acquisition...

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ROBIN HOOD IN REVERSE

By Vile & Arrogant 22 May 2018

The V&A’s butchered chunk of Robin Hood Gardens is a vile and arrogant monument to the social cleansing of London. Architecture, or a reified slice of it, is preserved and celebrated for aesthetic contemplation at the very same moment that it is destroyed as people’s homes. It’s an obscene spectacle, where working class housing is usurped for middle class pleasure, social vandalism whitewashed by the circuits of cultural heritage.

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Can We Recapture London?

By Josephine Berry 9 May 2018

Artists in the City is a deep red and surprisingly meaty anthology covering 50 years of SPACE Studios’ activities in London. Josephine Berry’s rev...

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