Monthly Archives: August 2009

One week of art strike activities in Alytus, Lithuania, 18-24 August 2009

The central HQ of the 2009 Art Strike Biennial switched constantly between Alytus Art School, Hotel Dzukija about five minutes walk away, and a bar-cum-restaurant located between these two venues in downtown Alytus. At the art school a lot of … Continue reading

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Blog strike – 17 to 30 August 2009

We call on all bloggers to turn off their computers and cease to post from 17 to 30 August 2009. Blogging is an indulgence of a self-perpetuating elite; those who can afford regular access to computers and the internet. Those … Continue reading

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Manituana by Wu Ming

Following on from Q (authored as Luther Blissett) and 54, comes a new novel Manituana by the Bologna fiction collective known as Wu Ming. Verso are publishing Shaun Whiteside’s English translation, the proof copies were circulated last month, and the … Continue reading

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Buck naked in Bergen!

Although I’ve been to Bergen four times in the past five years, I’ve never pulled the classic tourist move of arriving on a cruise ship. Known locally as the city of the seven hills, Bergen is in the language of … Continue reading

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