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29 Jun 2006
Iceland
Work has already begun on a series of gigantic dams in the eastern highlands of Iceland, including the massive Karahnjukar dam. The Karahnjukar dam, is designed to provide hydro-electric power for a massive aluminum smelter owned by the US multinational corporation Alcoa. The company plans to close two of its smelting plants in the US and to open new ones in Iceland, using the electricity from the government-subsidized dams to reduce costs. The project is contracted to be built by known war profiteer Bechtel.
{Linked from Earth First}

Interview with Shell to Sea campaingers from a solidarity camp.

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nolvadex

nowHere, a space where a spot becomes a place.
15 march - 25 may, 2008

nowHere, is a cabinet which invokes a dialogue on re-appropriation of the private and public domain. Through personal tags and geographies (books, movies, music, websites, drawings, mappings, photocopies, art works, ... ) it reads as a 'certain' historical relation between human, space and technology.

bolwerK considers the constructed in-between space of architect C.Kieckens, within the art space, Z33, not as a sub-art space with a curatorial reading; a cabinet as 'museum' but as a space with a personal narrative and a social meaning embedded in a neighborhood. The active use of the space for living, eating, working, sleeping implies that the cabinet is more a 'room of collection', in a live, real-time situation.

During PLACE@SPACE Marthe Van Dessel will post live from Z33, as a guest contributor on Free Soil, to connect, publish and share her discourse
with the virtual open public resources of the net.

The the conceptualization of the space as 'ongoing', work-in-progress externalizes the precarity of information, issues of copyright, authorship, knowledge production and hierarchical information networks.
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Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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