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10 Oct 2008
Historical Facts, Archaeologies of the Present and Dialectics of Seeing
Belgium, Brussels
21 October 2008 - 3 January 2009.

"The media know only the here and now, that which is fleeting and carries no inner memory. They present facts over which we have no power. Interstitial Zones offers a critical space for opposition, with the work of fifteen artists and collectives that have searched inside the folds of post-war history, areas that the mass media never reveal. The politics of invisibility with which the media confront us are further expanded upon here, providing an archaeology of the present, in which the eclipse of the political and states of exception within our Western democracies are central."

With contributions from: François Bucher, Guy Debord, Sebastian Diaz Morales, Christoph Draeger, Claire Fontaine, Joan Fontcuberta, Jean-Luc Godard, Armin Linke, Gianni Motti, Melik Ohanian, Shelly Silver, Julia Meltzer and David Thorne, Aldo Tambellini, Klaus vom Bruch, et alia.

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The "five finger plan" of Copenhagen, is made to make the city develop along five lines of infrastructure and leave intact green belts between the fin...
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For the Garage festival 09 Free Soil have conducted a site specific research project investigating the environment of the Baltic Sea.

We created an alternative archive of political and historical events that have occurred in the Baltic Sea region, especially Stralsund and linked these with the sea’s responses. The impact of Industrialisation, population growth and political changes has resulted in climatic and environmental changes recorded in the sea. Nature retaliates by creating new forms, one of the most significant being the spread and growth of toxic Blue Green Algae or “phytoplankton”

Images: wooden sewerage pipe from Stralsund. &
Portrait of William Lindley the designer of the first sewerage system in Stralsund, algae on paper.
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Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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