Monthly Archives: March 2010

Scott McQuire at Goldsmiths 28.6.2010

CCS Guest Lecture: ‘Networked cultures and participatory public space’ Scott McQuire (University of Melbourne, author of “The Media City: Media, Architecture and Urban Space”) 28 June 2010 at 5pm, Goldsmiths Cinema (Richard Hoggart Bldg) All Welcome Advertisements

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Borg USA

The winner of the design for the headquarters of “compelling all nations to adopt the bourgeois mode of production” is a thief. KieranTimberlake seems to have copied the idea for the building to house the London US Embassy directly from the lovable integrators of … Continue reading

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Sent down – riotinto

Riotinto cowboys locked up by a Chinese court, the ringleader gets ten years. I think i’ll send a postcard. SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A Shanghai court on Monday sentenced a Chinese-Australian executive of Rio Tinto to 7 years in prison on … Continue reading

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The View from on High.

A month ago new pics were released from nearly ten years ago in New York. Interesting – a view from above. Seeing these images, and the way that this is still identifiably New York despite the dust, and the death … Continue reading

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Dead Fingers Talk: The Tape Experiments of William S. Burroughs

Dead Fingers Talk: The Tape Experiments of William S. Burroughs via Dead Fingers Talk: The Tape Experiments of William S. Burroughs. Dead Fingers Talk: The Tape Experiments of William S. Burroughs 28th May – 18th July 2010 © The Burroughs … Continue reading

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Avatar and Bougainville??

Avatar and Bougainville: A Parallel History? « Tubuans. http://www.criticaltimes.com.au/news/international/avatars-secret-history-lesson-on-our-doorstep/ http://www.face21cn.cn/renleixue/anthropology/article-Avatar-pop-culture-anthropology-ethic.html http://savageminds.org/2009/12/24/avatar/ http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2010/02/23/james-cameron-the-oscars-and-the-real-life-avatar/

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‘sthaniya sambaad‘ (‘spring in the colony‘) Firday 19 March 2010

This new feature film by Arjun Gourisaria and Moinak Biswas is well worth seeing. First screening in Europe. ‘sthaniya sambaad‘ (‘spring in the colony‘), (105 min. 2009, 35 mm, cinemascope, EST). Q & A with one the director. 5pm friday 19th … Continue reading

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