Archive for October, 2006

Attacks in Oaxaca City Leave 3 Dead, 11 Wounded and 2 Missing, NYC Indymedia journalist killed

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

Just received 2 emails regarding NYC Indymedia journalist Brad Will being shot by paramilitaries in Oaxaca, and been searching the international media for this breaking news, and shocked that there is so little appearing.  Deep gratitude to Indymedia for covering these very tense events in Mexico so thoroughly and deep respects to Brad Will for being on the front lines to bear witness. As [...]

In The Eye of The Spectacle: A Barney for a Beuys and the whole world’s blind

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

Last nite we went to see Matthew Barney present films for a program entitled All in the Present Must Be Transformed: Matthew Barney and Joseph Beuys at the aptly named theater Babylon Mitte. Barney is in town for a new exhibition called Heal the Knive that Cuts the Wound: Matthew Barney and Joseph Beuys opening [...]

toc 3.4 : XLTs, Bird’s-eye Migration / 2nd round tour preparations

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

Well, i suppose we should be a little tidier in our archival trails, this is now the 3rd visible Transmigration of Cinema (TOC) remix version posted here cause we keep re-arranging the directives for our next round of touring in November… and this text for the Prague exhibition at the NOD gallery has been a [...]

toc remixes 3.2 : XLTs, All U Can Eat !

Monday, October 16th, 2006

[for arts and politics seminar in Prague beginning November 28 , called "Czechpoint". will have more info in the coming weeks or feel free to contact us for more details. ]
In legal language of nation-states, an alien is a person who is not a native or naturalized citizen of the land where they are found. [...]

TOC remixes 2.0

Saturday, October 7th, 2006

expect a string of short attention span versions…
so we have collected a bunch of new media ecology and online diagnosis threads, but with all kinds of glitches in the air … like a laptop battery attached to a temporary I.V. – drip … yes the little apple “podmosis” brain suffered a concussion. we had a near catastrophe with short circuit – [...]

TOC remixes for upcoming themes

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

We have been in the lab this week trying to come up with a remix of Transmigration of Cinema to present at some venues and festivals coming up in November and beyond.
One scenario in particlar is for a Czech exhibition and festival of political art which will explore “checkpoints” – those places where “an inspection [...]

3 working title suggestions for Schlingensief’s post-cinema art in the USSA

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

Dear Mr. Schlingensief,
Your work would make an incredible antidote to the current cultural maladies in the USSA. Should you ever venture into That arena cloaked in your new semiotic art amidst the Broadway of wolves, ( think: Beuys NYC gallery debut ) , we have 3 working titles for you to consider:
1. The ABCs OF DISNEYWELTSCHMERZ   [...]

Schlingensief’s Carousel to “Kaprow City” come Hell or High-Happenings

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

The new Berlin theater experience from Christoph Schlingensief, the madly engaged director of electroshock cinema therapy experiments like Menu Total and The German Chainsaw Massacre, is built upon a revolving stage which beckons the audience to come for a ride into a blender of bloody good topics ranging from the overplayed and unresolved dead-end icon [...]