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14 May 2008
An ongoing video project about global justice movements
Austria
'In between the movements' looks at the networking that is taking place between global justice movement groups. The project investigates corresponding practices and their influence on theory.

Interviews were conducted on various subject areas. ‘No Border No Nation’ and ‘§129a’ looks at the criminalization of left-wing movements in the course of the anti-G8 demonstrations in Genoa 2001 and Heiligendamm 2007. The situation of the residents near a G8 summit is topic of ‘NOG8’. ‘Transplanted’ talks about the lack of a genuine civil society in Albania. ‘Queer’ shows the necessity of Queer Politics and anti-discriminatory demands. ‘Transversal’ is a little stroll through a socio-cultural center in a search for transversal lines that always cross through new movements and institutions.

Each video as well as its poster is developed in close collaboration with activists from different geographical and cultural contexts giving insights into various perspectives of resistance. In between the movements constitutes itself as an example for collective knowledge production.

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The aim of all descriptions of cities is to know how to live, to see what is coming and accept it and become part of it or, better, see what could...
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Projects  

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.
Marthe
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Link of the Week:  
Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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