cacophonies

^ Ritardando a poco a poco, 2011 by Euan Macdonald. Part of Open-Tuning at the Hayward Project Space, London. Photo by deconcrete.   There is an accordion-folded music score standing inside a vitrine, yet not to be touched or performed by anybody.

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cacophonies

^ Ritardando a poco a poco, 2011 by Euan Macdonald. Part of Open-Tuning at the Hayward Project Space, London. Photo by deconcrete.   There is an accordion-folded music score standing inside a vitrine, yet not to be touched or performed by anybody.

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2 years deconcrete!

^^  21/01/2010 Deconcrete is born: 1st post about Franco dictator’s ship Azor fell into disuse as Motel Azor. Photo by deconcrete. ^ 20/01/2012: Fernando Sánchez Castillo_Síndrome de Guernica. Installation at Matadero Madrid. Azor ship transformed into pressed scrap as a demystification of

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2 years deconcrete!

^^  21/01/2010 Deconcrete is born: 1st post about Franco dictator’s ship Azor fell into disuse as Motel Azor. Photo by deconcrete. ^ 20/01/2012: Fernando Sánchez Castillo_Síndrome de Guernica. Installation at Matadero Madrid. Azor ship transformed into pressed scrap as a demystification of

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Architectural Dissidence

CELLTEXTS [Ines & Eyal Weizman, 2008] is an archive of texts, love letters, philosophical statements, letters to mothers, songs, treatises, political manifestos, and novels… written from incarcerated dissidents all around the world. The library uses the writer’s time spent in

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Architectural Dissidence

CELLTEXTS [Ines & Eyal Weizman, 2008] is an archive of texts, love letters, philosophical statements, letters to mothers, songs, treatises, political manifestos, and novels… written from incarcerated dissidents all around the world. The library uses the writer’s time spent in

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The Political Equator

The Political Equator_text and video by estudio Teddy Cruz.   < The Political Equator was conceptualized by Teddy Cruz in 2005. Considering the Tijuana-San Diego border as a point of departure, The Political Equator traces an imaginary line along the US–Mexico border

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The Political Equator

The Political Equator_text and video by estudio Teddy Cruz.   < The Political Equator was conceptualized by Teddy Cruz in 2005. Considering the Tijuana-San Diego border as a point of departure, The Political Equator traces an imaginary line along the US–Mexico border

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linking America

^ Map by Bill Rankin, 2005, 2006.   After discovering RadicalCartography online archive through StudioMagazine, I felt really anxious by looking at this map on the urban mass transit systems in North America. There are no borders, no seashore, no

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linking America

^ Map by Bill Rankin, 2005, 2006.   After discovering RadicalCartography online archive through StudioMagazine, I felt really anxious by looking at this map on the urban mass transit systems in North America. There are no borders, no seashore, no

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the third eye

^^ Sun Mirror in Viganella via distrettolaghi ^ Neil Harbisson’s third eye. Photo by Albert Jodar/ElPais   NH: I usually wear C – E – G (do – mi – sol) outfits, which is a happy combination. JJM: And what

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the third eye

^^ Sun Mirror in Viganella via distrettolaghi ^ Neil Harbisson’s third eye. Photo by Albert Jodar/ElPais   NH: I usually wear C – E – G (do – mi – sol) outfits, which is a happy combination. JJM: And what

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Drafting Defeat: 10th Century Roadmaps, 21st Century Disasters

^ [images & text by Slavs and Tatars. Drafting Defeat: 10th Century Roadmaps, 21st Century Disasters, 2007. Maps of The Arabian Peninsula, Egypt, Syria, The Persian Gulf, The Caspian Sea and Iraq by Abu Ishaq Ibrahim Ibn Muhammad Al-Farsi al-Istakhri aka Abu’l Qasim Ubaid’Allah Ibn Khordadbeh aka Al

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Drafting Defeat: 10th Century Roadmaps, 21st Century Disasters

^ [images & text by Slavs and Tatars. Drafting Defeat: 10th Century Roadmaps, 21st Century Disasters, 2007. Maps of The Arabian Peninsula, Egypt, Syria, The Persian Gulf, The Caspian Sea and Iraq by Abu Ishaq Ibrahim Ibn Muhammad Al-Farsi al-Istakhri aka Abu’l Qasim Ubaid’Allah Ibn Khordadbeh aka Al

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Abu Ghraib prison: the production of spatial evidence

Standard Operating Procedure [by Errol Morris, UK 2008] A documentary on the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison. Tweet

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Abu Ghraib prison: the production of spatial evidence

Standard Operating Procedure [by Errol Morris, UK 2008] A documentary on the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison. Tweet

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‘Unvoice’: paying tribute to the voids

The Silence Project [& sons, 2011] is a compilation of gaps that refill a new meaning. Suddenly, the most referential lyrics are removed from iconic songs that everybody has in mind to be simply reduced to their negative breaks, the anti-song.

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‘Unvoice’: paying tribute to the voids

The Silence Project [& sons, 2011] is a compilation of gaps that refill a new meaning. Suddenly, the most referential lyrics are removed from iconic songs that everybody has in mind to be simply reduced to their negative breaks, the anti-song.

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Blank Spots on the Map

Talk by Trevor Paglen on the Dark Geography of the Pentagon’s Secret World. 11/02/2009 thanks, blake! Tweet

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Blank Spots on the Map

Talk by Trevor Paglen on the Dark Geography of the Pentagon’s Secret World. 11/02/2009 thanks, blake! Tweet

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retroprojective roundabouts

‘The past should be altered by the present as much as the present is directed by the past’. [T.S. Eliot] ^ Roundabout Vancouver. 1914 < What would a metropolis in the Pacific Northwest look like if urban planners at the

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retroprojective roundabouts

‘The past should be altered by the present as much as the present is directed by the past’. [T.S. Eliot] ^ Roundabout Vancouver. 1914 < What would a metropolis in the Pacific Northwest look like if urban planners at the

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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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Outlandish: Strange Foreign Bodies

< [...] a greying Mediterranean that stretches toward the horizon, above which heavy nimbus clouds appear ready to burst open in a mid-day shower. To the right of the screen, a volcanic mass juts from beneath the ocean’s surface, revealing

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Outlandish: Strange Foreign Bodies

< [...] a greying Mediterranean that stretches toward the horizon, above which heavy nimbus clouds appear ready to burst open in a mid-day shower. To the right of the screen, a volcanic mass juts from beneath the ocean’s surface, revealing

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cartographies of an uprising

La Sublevación (The Uprising) is a recently published cartographic visualization of the pro-Franco military coup in Spain 18th July 1936. Its author Víctor Hurtado maps the improvisation and deliberation with which both sides, fascist and republican, combatted. The role of dense

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cartographies of an uprising

La Sublevación (The Uprising) is a recently published cartographic visualization of the pro-Franco military coup in Spain 18th July 1936. Its author Víctor Hurtado maps the improvisation and deliberation with which both sides, fascist and republican, combatted. The role of dense

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