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Monthly Archives: March 2006

Urban transformation

Guardian Unlimited Arts: The writing on the wall
“Melbourne is the proud capital of street painting with stencils. Its large, colonial-era walls and labyrinth of back alleys drip with graffiti that is more diverse and original than any other city in the world. Well, that was until a few weeks ago, when preparations for [...]

On locative media as apolitical (?) 21st century psychogeography

Sonic Scene
“The art itself, from a curatorial and artistic standpoint, offers varied approaches to its historical inheritance to psychogeography, a lineage often claimed by the artists themselves, and not without attendant charges of avoiding the socio-political analyses and practices of the SI that abhor the seductions of spectacle – notably technology. The curatorial hypothesis of [...]

CFP – Politics and Histories of Social Imaginations

Anthropologica: Journal of the Canadian Anthropology Society
Anthropologica is planning a special issue on the politics and histories of social imaginations. It comes out of a need in anthropology, the social sciences, and beyond, to think about new forms of historical and political agency and engagement. The recent years seen have seen an explosion of works [...]

Scales of life

San Joaquin Valley & Sierra FoothillPhoto Heritage

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Senses of the City

Anne pointed out the CCA’s current exhibition, Senses of the City – anyone seen it and care to post comments?