Tag Archives: credit crunch

Redchurch Street in the fall, or art in the dark…

Catching the opening performance of Shaun Caton’s ‘…netherwhat…’ at the Maurice Einhardt Neu Gallery (1 October) I could have imagined I’d walked into a time warp had I not been in Redchurch Street… I hadn’t seen Caton do a performance … Continue reading

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It’s time to demand progressive unemployment!

I find it really strange that so many people view the credit crunch and recession as a curse. Personally I consider them a groove sensation! Over-consumption stinks up the planet and wreaks ecological havoc. We don’t need more plastic junk, … Continue reading

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Bourriaud’s ‘Altermodern’, an eclectic mix of bullshit & bad taste

The recent trend for curators to view themselves as the ‘real’ ‘heroes’ of the art world continues with the Parisian fashion-poodle Nicolas Bourriaud (AKA Boring Ass) using “Altermodern”, the 2009 Tate Triennial, to promote himself over and above anything he’s … Continue reading

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Anti-Capitalist Shop Closure Wish List

After 806 Woolworths shops closed their doors in the UK over the past few days, which British high street chain will be the next to go? According to “The Times” of December 29, 2008: “Begbies Traynor, the insolvency expert, predicted only days before … Continue reading

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