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February 3, 2015

South remembers: Is the North Really Going South? Or, to Put It in Other Words: What the Hell is Going On in Europe?

A short exchange that occurred between Nikos Papastergiadis and Jimmie Durham during the preparation for South as a State of Mind fall/winter 2013 issue (Tradition column), addressing the unravelling crisis in Europe and its global consequences read more.

January 4, 2015

South remembers: Shame – Guest: Paolo Colombo

Central Crete, South of Heraklion, Greece
Three in the afternoon, August 20, 2008
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December 19, 2014

South remembers: Sour South by Chus Martínez

By convention, the bottom half of a map is South read more.

December 16, 2014

South remembers: Behind the (Southern) Looking Glass by Sotirios Bahtsetzis

From the time of Charlemagne to the present day, art as an expression of the ‛South’ seems to be the ‛agic potion’ of European fantasies read more.

December 13, 2014

South remembers: U(You) Turn. From Self-Destruction to Self-Organisation by Lorenzo Romito

What is beyond the contemporary city in accordance with an I-Ching reading read more.

December 11, 2014

South likes: Panda Sex at State of Concept, Athens

Tom Morton introduces Panda Sex as a manifesto infused with humour about what an exhibition is and what it is not. read more.

December 10, 2014

South remembers: Tollan / Polis. The City, the Country and the Resurgence of the Disavowed by Walter D. Mignolo

Today, global processes of re-existence and re-emergence are demanding that the universalising impulse of Western vocabulary – which includes such terms as ‘democracy’ – is reduced to size. Is it about time? read more.

December 7, 2014

South remembers: A Greek from Greece. Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Katzelmacher (1969) by Dimitris Politakis

“It is better to make new mistakes than to perpetuate the old ones to the point of unconsciousness” read more.

December 5, 2014

South remembers: In Defence of Urban Alienation. Regression, Localisation and Dreams of Exodus in Greece Today by Kostis Stafylakis

Considering the effects of the Greek crisis on modes of collective organisation, is it time to question the very boundaries with which collective actions operate? read more.

December 2, 2014

South likes: The Other Designs. Historical authenticity as artistic project at Beton7, Athens

Adopting a critical viewpoint shared by many contemporary academics, the exhibition The Other Designs accentuates the institutionalisation of antiquity as “national heritage”, highlighting the way it has shaped an ideological framework on experiencing and performing a national identity. read more.