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the birth of vertical shorelines

Where land and sea meet cannot be understood as Carl Schmitt’s concept of the shoreline anymore. Instead, we need an abstraction that matches contemporary notions of space. The shoreline rather appears where ‘land, water but also air meet’, as R.W.G.

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the birth of vertical shorelines

Where land and sea meet cannot be understood as Carl Schmitt’s concept of the shoreline anymore. Instead, we need an abstraction that matches contemporary notions of space. The shoreline rather appears where ‘land, water but also air meet’, as R.W.G.

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Gibraltar: dropping sea levels

  ^ Damming of the Strait of Gibraltar, according to the Atlantropa project via dieselpunks   ‘Gibraltar as an excuse to excite patriotism’, is how Manuel Chaves brilliantly reads a never-ending conflict on the British exclave and the way it

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Gibraltar: dropping sea levels

  ^ Damming of the Strait of Gibraltar, according to the Atlantropa project via dieselpunks   ‘Gibraltar as an excuse to excite patriotism’, is how Manuel Chaves brilliantly reads a never-ending conflict on the British exclave and the way it

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rooftop squatting III

  ^ Another case of extralegal space built on rooftop landscapes that visualizes the circumventions on planning policies. Images form Beijing via ecns Also Check Extralegal Space in Belgrade and Rooftop Squatting in Hong Kong.     ^ Beijing man builds

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rooftop squatting III

  ^ Another case of extralegal space built on rooftop landscapes that visualizes the circumventions on planning policies. Images form Beijing via ecns Also Check Extralegal Space in Belgrade and Rooftop Squatting in Hong Kong.     ^ Beijing man builds

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Arts & Crafts & Poison

^ William Morris green wallpapers. Google images search   Andrew Meharg has thoroughly researched about the terrific ‘killer wallpapers’. Conceived and produced by icon of pre-modern design William Morris within his Arts & Crafts movement (1860s-1910s), these wallpapers were largely used

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Arts & Crafts & Poison

^ William Morris green wallpapers. Google images search   Andrew Meharg has thoroughly researched about the terrific ‘killer wallpapers’. Conceived and produced by icon of pre-modern design William Morris within his Arts & Crafts movement (1860s-1910s), these wallpapers were largely used

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Empire II

^ Empire II, as featured in Dubai-based Brusselssprout Curatorial Magazine #2 [Fall 2010]     ‘Empire II is the continuation of Empire. On Saturday 25 July 1964 (46 years ago) Andy Warhol and Jonas Mekas filmed the movie Empire. Empire is

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Empire II

^ Empire II, as featured in Dubai-based Brusselssprout Curatorial Magazine #2 [Fall 2010]     ‘Empire II is the continuation of Empire. On Saturday 25 July 1964 (46 years ago) Andy Warhol and Jonas Mekas filmed the movie Empire. Empire is

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orwellian

  Taking the notion of ‘orwellian‘ that refers to a destruction of the welfare of a free and open society in a regime of surveillance and control as reflected in George Orwell’s work, dpr-barcelona just launched a new publication exploring

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orwellian

  Taking the notion of ‘orwellian‘ that refers to a destruction of the welfare of a free and open society in a regime of surveillance and control as reflected in George Orwell’s work, dpr-barcelona just launched a new publication exploring

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toxic building patterns

^ Using Spider-Web Patterns to Determine Toxicity. Results of a drug-free spider and after giving it peyote, LSD, marijuana, caffeine, cocaine and chloral hydrate_NASA 1995 via funnyjunk   ‘A method of determining the toxicities of chemicals involves recording and analysis of

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toxic building patterns

^ Using Spider-Web Patterns to Determine Toxicity. Results of a drug-free spider and after giving it peyote, LSD, marijuana, caffeine, cocaine and chloral hydrate_NASA 1995 via funnyjunk   ‘A method of determining the toxicities of chemicals involves recording and analysis of

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superlandscape

  ^ Colonganos. Austis, Sardinia, Italy. All photos by Charles Fréger.     The Wild Man is a legendary creature, son of a bear and a woman, a sort of medieval superman. The tradition of celebrating once a year the

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superlandscape

  ^ Colonganos. Austis, Sardinia, Italy. All photos by Charles Fréger.     The Wild Man is a legendary creature, son of a bear and a woman, a sort of medieval superman. The tradition of celebrating once a year the

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collapsible markets

^ Mobile stalls and devices to let the train pass through. Rom Hoob Market, Thailand. images via othermarkets   Rom Hoob Market / Mae Klong Railway Market Thailand   [Phenomena of Transition. read full text by Soranart Sinuraibhan at othermarkets]   […] There is

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collapsible markets

^ Mobile stalls and devices to let the train pass through. Rom Hoob Market, Thailand. images via othermarkets   Rom Hoob Market / Mae Klong Railway Market Thailand   [Phenomena of Transition. read full text by Soranart Sinuraibhan at othermarkets]   […] There is

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spaces of alienation

    ^ EXOTE, EXHIBITION#1 by Kris Verdonck, 01.05-21.08.2011 at Z33. Photos by Kristof Vrancken via wemakemoneynotart and featured at Volume#31 – Guilty Landscapes.     EXOTE [Exhibition#1, by Kris Verdonck] is a metaphorical garden installation with a selection of invasive alien

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spaces of alienation

    ^ EXOTE, EXHIBITION#1 by Kris Verdonck, 01.05-21.08.2011 at Z33. Photos by Kristof Vrancken via wemakemoneynotart and featured at Volume#31 – Guilty Landscapes.     EXOTE [Exhibition#1, by Kris Verdonck] is a metaphorical garden installation with a selection of invasive alien

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1,012 years of European territorial shifts

  [rather watch it mute!]   via LiveLeak

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1,012 years of European territorial shifts

  [rather watch it mute!]   via LiveLeak

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The Clear-Blurry Line

Deconcrete for The Funambulist: <Our friend from Deconcrete, Daniel Fernández Pascual wrote this week’s guest writer essay in which he questions the idea of sovereignty on territories that remain legally blurry. Indeed, the paradigm of the two-dimensional map cannot be enough anymore to

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The Clear-Blurry Line

Deconcrete for The Funambulist: <Our friend from Deconcrete, Daniel Fernández Pascual wrote this week’s guest writer essay in which he questions the idea of sovereignty on territories that remain legally blurry. Indeed, the paradigm of the two-dimensional map cannot be enough anymore to

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witchcraft and hysteria

< Häxan is a documentary about the history of witchcraft, told in a variety of styles, from illustrated slideshow to dramatised events of alleged real-life events, right up to the early twentieth century (when the film was made, in 1922). Grave

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witchcraft and hysteria

< Häxan is a documentary about the history of witchcraft, told in a variety of styles, from illustrated slideshow to dramatised events of alleged real-life events, right up to the early twentieth century (when the film was made, in 1922). Grave

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bacterial landscapes

Bacteria as Space-Time Machines Microbes and bacteria don’t understand political man-made borders. They just expand and react freely; they are sovereigns of their surroundings. They deterritorialize human topographic order to delimit their own dominion. And they always leave some sort

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bacterial landscapes

Bacteria as Space-Time Machines Microbes and bacteria don’t understand political man-made borders. They just expand and react freely; they are sovereigns of their surroundings. They deterritorialize human topographic order to delimit their own dominion. And they always leave some sort

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40°25’39.58″ N 93°33’28.70″ E

In the middle of nowhere they date back to the early 2000s. But these lines are still very well preserved. They measure around 70 feet wide (21,3 metres). Oblique lines configuring two main gigantic structural grids that cover around 1

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40°25’39.58″ N 93°33’28.70″ E

In the middle of nowhere they date back to the early 2000s. But these lines are still very well preserved. They measure around 70 feet wide (21,3 metres). Oblique lines configuring two main gigantic structural grids that cover around 1

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