Monthly Archives: October 2009

International manifesto of the left-bourgeoisie

1. Flying around the world, attending art biennials and eating expensive meals puts us in touch with the wretched of the earth – by underlining exactly what it is that peasants and workers are missing out on. 2. Like the … Continue reading

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Flying Lizard tribute to Tony Sinden at Tate Modern

Last night I went to the celebration of the life and work of Tamara Krikorian and Tony Sinden at Tate Modern’s Starr Auditorium. The event was a tribute to two pioneering UK based video artists who died earlier this year; … Continue reading

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Children of the Sun by Max Schaefer

When I first heard about Children of the Sun, I assumed the title was taken from the classic sixties psyche single of the same name by The Misunderstood, but anyone who reads the book can see that it actually invokes … Continue reading

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Is Mark Waugh’s “Bubble Entendre” banned in the USA?

Two weeks ago I received an email informing me that an attempt to sell titles in my Semina series at the New York Art Book Fare had descended into farce because the books had been impounded by US customs. Book … Continue reading

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