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Warhol Foundation Threatens to End Financing of Smithsonian Exhibitions

The Andy Warhol Foundation is threatening to stop its financing of Smithsonian Institution exhibitions if the institution does not restore a work of art that was removed from an exhibition after it drew attacks by the head of the Catholic League and some Republican members of Congress. The Warhol Foundation gave $100,000 to the Smithsonian for the exhibition, “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,”
at the National Portrait Gallery, from which the work was removed.


Call Montreal’s 6th Annual International Anarchist Theatre Festival

The Montreal International Anarchist Theatre Festival (MIATF), the only theatre festival in the world dedicated to showcasing anarchist theatre, is currently seeking submissions to be staged in May 2011.

Application deadline for the Montreal International Anarchist Theatre Festival: January 20, 2011.

Slavoj Zizek Is a Bourgeois Snob!Christian Lorentzen

A long line of fans formed around the stage at Cooper Union to have Slavoj Zizek sign books. They rattled off their names for the philosopher's dedication.

"Ian," said one.

"Like the writer," said Mr. Zizek, "McEwan."

"Kelvin," said another.

"Like the stupid temperature."

"Austin," said a third.

"Like Texas."

"Anna," said a fourth, "with two n's. I'm from Denmark."

"The Origin of Writing," Draft for Download John Morton

Deadline of 10/20/10 for Video Submissions on "Play" to Blockaded Guggenheim Show Sandra Skurvida, for Specify Others

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I am writing to inform you about the call for video entries in response to the Guggenheim's and YouTube's Play biennial, which will comprise an online database entitled SanctionedArray, to be launched at WHITE BOX in New York City on October 25th and 26th. The deadline for submissions is October 20th.

POTOSÍ PRINCIPLE WORKSHOPS October 8–9, 2010 Haus der Kulturen der Welt John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10 10557 Berlin

Admission is free, but please register at anmeldung-arbeitstage@hkw.de.

Early Modern History Lessons: The Potosí Principle

“On the Lower Frequencies of Art Basel, Miami Beach” Erick Lyle

Rewriting Lyotard Conference University of Alberta, February 11-13, 2011

Call for Papers

The last few years have seen a resurgence in scholarship on Jean-François Lyotard, including a series of recent and on-going translations of his work into English (Enthusiasm, Discourse, Figure), the bi-lingual five-volume Writings on Contemporary Art and Artists, and a number of recent publications of essays on his work in both French and English (Minima Memoria, Gender After Lyotard, Les Transformateurs Lyotard, and the collection in French entitled simply Lyotard).


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