Archive for November, 2006

“Czechpoint” conference at NOD/Roxy in Praha

Monday, November 27th, 2006

Vít Šisler , a PhD candidate of the Institute of Information studies at the Charles University, who writes articles for Umelec arts magazine, such as this unusual and challenging piece on the Digital Intifada and Afkar Media will be one the speakers for an arts and politics seminar in Prague on Nov.29th , just one [...]

podopolog reports v.2 : Domachi and Mama, 2 croatian social labs jamming for new vision

Saturday, November 25th, 2006

The XL Terrestrials presented Transmigration Of Cinema at the Nepokoreni Grad 2006 festival, which means “Unconquered Town”, a weeklong series of events hosted by the Domachi cultural organiization in Karlovac, an unusual town just an hour southeast of Zagreb, originally built as a star-shaped fortress. There’s a number of empty buildings in the town due [...]

podopolog Reports v.1, Zagreb : Zizek Opens The Can Of Cinematic Worms in Sophie Fiennes’ “The Pervert’s Guide To Cinema”

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

Perhaps an impossible act to follow, but nevertheless an uncanny preface to our XLTs TOC 2.1 presentation on Friday (see previous post below re: tour). “The Pervert’s Guide To Cinema” , a 3-part document series premiered on More4 (tv) in the UK in August, and opened at the London ICA later in October. And [...]

XLTs TOUR NEWS : Transmigration of Cinema / Transmigrace Kina

Friday, November 17th, 2006

The 2nd combing of the Transmigration Of Cinema ( TOC 2.1 )
XL Terrestrials may be detourning the theater near YOU, check below for upcoming dates.
With all sorts of added new clips, the XLTs leave for Zagreb this weekend for a short Balkan visitation, and then work our way up to the Czechpoint arts+politics festival/exhibition in [...]

Rumy plays Babylon

Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

The new hit “Rumy plays Babylon” was the timely sequel to “Beyond the Valley of the Republicrats”. And there was a line all the way around the block of humanitarian rights organizations who are more than ready to tell the courts all the nauseating details of the atrocities in this made-for-tv war against civilized society [...]

War Against Terror vs. Human Rights

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

A couple weeks ago the Babylon Mitte Kino was host to Matthew Barney. Today it’s some major human rights NGOs which include RAV.de, Internationale Liga fuer Menschenrechte (FIDH) , and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) to discuss war crimes proceedings against Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and others. Should be some astounding moments in [...]

(S)election days and the exorcism are upon us

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

The XL Terrestrials project heads to Croatia in 2 weeks, and one of the stops will be MAMA in Zagreb. Happened to catch a great linked essay on their site that Zizek presented at Columbia in 2003, called Too Much Democracy? Well not one of his best actually, but there are some ingenious lines [...]