Category Archives: music

Sonic Warfare

Steve Goodman’s book Sonic Warfare (2010) is full of interest and a vibrant new language for making sense of the sonic politics and affect – perhaps we should/must say attention – economies of contemporary capitalism. It also offers a useful … Continue reading

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Keep Calm talk at Kent – 4:30.21.10.10

. Keep Calm and Carry On: Low Level Anxiety in World War Three London . – John Hutnyk . Video provocation – we will watch Sri Lankan Tamil rapper Mathangi Arulpragasam’s recent Romain Gavras-made video promo for her track ‘Born … Continue reading

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Recently, at the Centre for Cultural Studies

In June we hosted a hugely successful kind of double event, taking place in two locations London and Gothenberg, Sweden. The first part was a discussion of race and politics with keynote speakers Professors Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Fred Moten in conversation. … Continue reading

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London ‘Jazza Festival’ bids to aid Palestinians

London ‘Jazza Festival’ bids to aid Palestinians Sarah Gillespie and Gilad Atzmon donate London concert earnings to Palestinian aid. LONDON – A Jazz festival will be held in October to highlight and gather aid for the plight of Palestinians living … Continue reading

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Gil Scott Heron gotta rethink

From Occupied Ramallah, 21 April 2010 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is gravely disappointed by the announcement that well-known, progressive artist Gil Scott-Heron is due to perform in Israel on May 25. We call upon Mr. … Continue reading

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Border Next (Gothenburg 8-14 June 2010)

The Beyond Borders Network is a series of Workshops on Borders, though I note that the work involved in anticipation of the meetings themselves is perhaps as important as the meetings – certainly in terms of creative work it borders … Continue reading

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The Guevara Convention

A little project I was tangentially involved with, that deserves some attention, is accessible if you care to point your browser to: “The Guavara Convention” *//here\\* previously mentioned here, here and here .

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