Author: mo

November 22, 2004 / / hybridity

… is an upcoming event scheduled for December 6 – 8 2004 to take place at the House of World Cultures, Berlin, and will be concepted around the following question: (link) “Is there something like a reflected indigenousness?” This question…

November 22, 2004 / / media

In the repetition of stereotyped images from major news sources developes an hourly changing pattern, which might tell more about the view and access to readability of visual reproduction we have about the surrounding world than any single picture would.…

November 19, 2004 / / film

The arcticle by Michael Ignatieff PHENOMENON: The Terrorist as Auteur had been online and commented the recent days several times. Beneath the just recently here on this blog mentioned masterpiece The Battle of Algiers the text also uses the film…

November 15, 2004 / / general gap

.. occasional remembrance to the location of culture came along on different levels … and looking through for a quote in mind – it could not be detected on first sight. This setting of a search for the reference to…

November 7, 2004 / / general gap

Instead of comments to this week’s events .. this post I am linking to (via newsgrist blog) seems to condense the main points ….

November 6, 2004 / / general gap

Together with counterpoint opendemocracy hosts an ongoing discussion series on multiculturalism expressed as translating difference. Among the already published articles expressing various points of view Stuart Hall reflects in the divided city on the consequences of neo-liberalism for the contemporary…

November 4, 2004 / / film

… actual reminder to this remarkable fim of Gillo Pontecorvo is the screening tonight on arte (only german/french on this link)… and it might be worth to look at the recent attention the film got recently from the pentagon… as…

November 3, 2004 / / film

(link)along the process of thinking about sound I came back to touch and the interweaving moment of the audiovisual …. Cartoons reveal by exaggeration the sonoro-tactile pathos of cinema. Cinema is driven, not by lip-synched dialogue, but by certain violent…

October 30, 2004 / / general gap

finally the GAP* is moving over … (URL etc .. all stays same) – during the recent period the GAP*’s move to wordpress – now the publishing software operating underneath this surface has been prepared ..It is still not all…

October 28, 2004 / / film

(link) Sonali Pahwa speaks to Kouross Esmaeli, an Iranian-born, New York-based filmmaker who recently went to Iraq, about the politics of US representation of Iraqis .. Going to Iraq was like stepping out of the screen and into the street.…

October 25, 2004 / / general gap

N.Klein in the guardian unlimited: Next week, something will happen that will unmask the upside-down morality of the invasion and occupation of Iraq. On October 21, Iraq will pay $200m in war reparations to some of the richest countries and…

October 24, 2004 / / general gap

.. as all those different informations on mapping and cartography came along recently: .. maps analysed as social constructions The New Nature of Maps: Essays in the History of Cartographya detailed website on maphistory..though not much online here .. the…

October 19, 2004 / / network structures

.. as an interesting development the exhibition format for netart – at least in this case – was changed into a weblog: Welcome to the Stunned Net Art open 2004. In this the third year of the Net Art Open…

October 4, 2004 / / general gap

… within a space, which as beneath offering different and new possibilities, is too often negotiated as an area without pre-defined occupancy. Thus almost ignoring the inherent attitudes, which also in this field of media developments are reflecting back on…