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"There is tenderness only in the coarsest demand: that no-one shall go hungry any more" – Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia (1974: 156)

Category Archives: Art

Landscape and Robert Macfarlane’s The Old Ways

“[…] ‘landscape’ is not something to be viewed and appraised from a distance, as if it were a panel in a frieze or a canvas in a frame. It is … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Immaterial Labour isn’t Working

I’m really excited to be participating in Immaterial Labour isn’t Working (#ILIW13). #ILIW13 is a series of events, texts and other contributions that will bring together academics, artists and activists … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

W.J.T. Mitchell on the “Arts of Occupation”

In a recent issue of Critical Inquiry, W.J.T. Mitchell examines the particular image (or imaginary) that, in his view, links the Occupy Movement to the Arab Spring. The article is … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Good Bye to All That…

As 2011 winds down, I’ve finally managed to find a bit of time to post on the blog. Just as I started typing, I found out that the Deterritorial Support … Continue reading

December 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

The State of Things: Biennale di Venezia

Somehow missed this! Some of the talks with videos are already available here. Courtesy of the OCA: The Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), as commissioner of Norway’s representation at … Continue reading

August 29, 2011 · 1 Comment


Fascinating series of events/workshops at the Auto Italia space in South London. Text courtesy of Auto Italia 25th – 28th August 2011 Open from 12 noon each day Audio recordings released daily … Continue reading

August 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Les Sentiers de L’Utopie/Paths Through Utopias: Film Screening

I wish I could make this. The film looks great. I’ve been told that the screening is already booked up so it might be tricky to sneak in. The French … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Trailer: Marx Re-Loaded

Courtesy of Stuart at Progressive Geographies. A cast featuring Slavoj Žižek, Antonio Negri, Nina Power, and Alberto Toscano among others. Lenin makes a stellar cameo as the new Morpheus.

January 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Arts Against the Cuts Weekend

Courtesy of Nina Power at Infinite Thought: ARTS AGAINST CUTS // DIRECT WEEKEND THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY [Jan 15th and 16th] Camberwell College of Art, Wilson Road Building (off Peckham … Continue reading

January 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Cézanne at the Courtauld

I was in London last week and lucky enough to find time to pop into the Courtauld Gallery in order to see their exhibition on “Cézanne’s Card Players“. The exhibition … Continue reading

December 7, 2010 · Leave a comment