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Keep Calm and Carrion: Two Funerals and a Reflection

By Benedict Seymour 18 April 2013

Some quick thoughts prompted by looking at images of St Paul's and Goldthorpe, the sites of two rather different funerals for Margaret Thatc...

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Nothing is better than love: how not to repeat Weimar in Greece

By Benedict Seymour 27 October 2012

The following is a commentary on Paul Mason's important but flawed article on the situation in Greece: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-20105881 Paul...

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Domino, no, no!

By Benedict Seymour 6 April 2014

The Domino sugar factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is  currently being torn down and replaced with massive condominiums. As it happens, these ...

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Nuff Aura: Absolute Artwork Meets Absolute Desperation

By Benedict Seymour 28 March 2014

  [This little screed was written as a facebook post but seemed worth giving a minutely longer half life... It responds to this article: ...

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A Christmas Gif(t)

By Benedict Seymour 21 December 2013

  The world of animated gifs is 'another nature': a land of cockayne in which something crazy is always happening, business people walking dow...

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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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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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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 my...

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Slave to the Rhythm: or, the Promissory Form of Labour

By Benedict Seymour 28 June 2012

Some notes on the new form of wage-labour. Read to the rhythm: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNAG-oj4PWk ‘…it is the whisper of unremitting dem...

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