Archive for December, 2007

HoT Spots in Berlinopolis and SF … part 3

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Fresh back from the IDFA in Amsterdam, Meereshund presents Visoko Flying High, a film exploring the recent speculation that there are ancient pyramids in the Balkans. An idea which began in 2005 when the Texas-based businessman and pyramid researcher Semir Osmanagić visited the Bosnian town of Visoko. Rather than dwell merely upon the eccentric archaeological [...]

HoT Spots in Berlinopolis … part 2

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

:: 2.12.07 :: Oil of the 21st Century, lecture series continues, tHIs Sunday with Jochen Becker, co-editor of the book series metroZones, with a talk/forum : Digital Divide Deconstructed: Nollywood, Mobile Telephones, and the $100 Laptop. Location: Wiederaufbau für Kreditanstalt, Mauerstr. 68, Berlin, 19:00h
Not time to translate this, and the talk will likely be in [...]

Places Where The State Shit Don’t Fly! Trouble in A’dam!

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

In Amsterdam riot cops on horses chased 13-year old kids over the
Museumplein and applied the watercanon on them. 250 kids were
arrested (in the whole of Netherlands). At many places small riots broke
out, kids pelted buildings with eggs and stones. One of the buildings
attacked was that of the main media centre in Hilversum and that of
the [...]