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Conceptual Framework of Direnal-Istanbul Resistance Days: What Keeps Us Not-Alive?

An open letter to the curators, artists, participants of the 11th International Istanbul Biennial and to all artists and art-lovers

Infrapolitics & the Nomadic Educational Machine Stevphen Shukaitis

“Stay just as far from me as me from you. Make sure that you are sure of everything I do. ’Cause I’m not, not, not, not, not, not, not, not Your academy” —Mission of Burma, “Academy Fight Song”

From Barthes to Foucault and beyond – Cycling in the Age of Empire. Martin Hardie

'Whilst the onomania lasted, bickerings and divisions endured.'

Barthes is right in that he tells us that there is an onomastics of the Tour.

Second-wave Situationism? Gavin Grindon,

Last Week of "House Magic: Bureau of Foreign Correspondence," May 5-7, 2009

The “House Magic: Bureau of Foreign Correspondence” informational exhibit on European squatted social centers finishes its final week of programming at ABC No Rio. Then it will be boxed up and moved to Queens for the summer. After this week we'll be working on the catalogue zine, which will be a PDF posted in June.


"OVNI 2009: Rhizomes, Liberated Spaces" Abu Ali, OVNI 2009 Barcelona

[Editor's Note: This text introduces Barcelona's OVNI ARXIUS DE L'OBSERVATORI (Observatori de Video no Identificat) radical documentary film festival, May 26-31, 2009. Click above for archive and schedule of screenings.]

"On Décapitalisme" Granad(a) Collective

I. gravity is the first law of force that is inscribed into our bodies. grammar is the second. social war is the third and self management is the fourth.

II. how do we decapitate capitalism? by cutting of its head. a rhizomatic internet devoid of its tags, a sentence with a lower-case beginning. an always emergent discourse without a title. decentralised institutions that become constellations of extitutions. deindividuated bodies in acéphalous collectives.

Author J.G. Ballard Dies After Lengthy Illness Ben Hoyle, London Times Arts Correspondent

Pinteresque, Dickensian, Shakespearean. Not many writers are so distinctive and influential that their name becomes an adjective in its own right. J. G. Ballard, who died yesterday morning after a long battle with cancer at the age of 79, was one of them.

Announcing the Free Music Archive Dave Mandl

The Free Music Archive is a social music website built around a curated library of free, legal audio. It's spearheaded by WFMU, but the freeform radio station is just one of several major curators collaborating on this project. WFMU is joined by fellow radio stations like KEXP (Seattle), webcasters like DUBLAB (Los Angeles), netlabels (Comfort Stand), venues (ISSUE Project Room), and amazing online collectives like CASH Music.


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