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South remembers: An Evening, Sometime in the Near Future…

Written on January 1, 2019 at 12:01 am, by

by Simon Critchley   KADASHEVSKAYA HOTEL 26 Kadashevskaya nab. 115035 Moscow   January 1, 2019 I guess we could all have seen it coming a few years back. Things really started to get worse around the end of 2013 and then dragged on into the long, cold winter months. That whole business with that guy,
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South tenth issue: The Abuse of Life Matrix of the Colonial-Capitalistic Unconscious

Written on October 27, 2018 at 4:03 pm, by

By Suely Rolnik The world is in convulsion, and so are we. We are taken by a malaise comprised of a mix of sensations. A dread in the face of the sinister landscape brought about by the rise of reactive forces everywhere, whose level of violence and barbarity reminds us of the worst moments in
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South tenth issue: Those Who Are Dead Are Not Ever Gone

Written on October 25, 2018 at 1:38 pm, by

by Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung On the Maintenance of Supremacy, the Ethnological Museum and the Intricacies of the Humboldt Forum Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani, Palast der Republik 2009_Northside, 2009, colour photograph, 149×180 cm Courtesy of VG Bild Kunst, Bonn and the artists ACT I The very strange thing about choking is that one
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South remembers: Vlassis Caniaris: Arrivederci – Willkommen

Written on October 24, 2018 at 12:05 am, by

by Christoforos Marinos Emigration and the Greek economy: why Caniaris’s 1976 installation still resonates today An article in the Financial Times on 7 May 2008 outlined a bleak image of the future of the Greek economy. The writers of the article forecast “a sharp slowdown [which] could result in an exodus of Greek workers to
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South poster: Juergen Teller, Owl, Hydra 2017

Written on October 20, 2018 at 2:27 pm, by

South remembers: Returning to The Villages

Written on October 20, 2018 at 2:12 pm, by

by Erik Blinderman and Lisa Rave Colonialist exclusion or imprisonment? A film compares two communities premised on segregation in Namibia and Florida The Villages by Erik Blinderman and Lisa Rave, 2011 Each episode of the British science-fiction TV series The Prisoner follows a fairly consistent arc. The show’s protagonist, a former government agent, is incarcerated
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South remembers: The soul of the green beast

Written on July 28, 2018 at 1:50 am, by

by Yorgos Tzirtzilakis Every return to Arcadia is neither a sensual representation nor a charming symbolism, but a way of becoming Other —1 — Why would one speak today of Arcadia and the Arcadian myths, i.e. about the fantasy of a bucolic paradise and a primitive nature at the antipode of contemporary urban life? One answer
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South news: issue #10 is out

Written on July 13, 2018 at 6:36 pm, by

South as a State of Mind
 issue #10 is out now summer / fall 2018 Maintenance Edited by Marina Fokidis (Editor-in-Chief and Founding Director) and Monika Szewczyk (Guest Editor). 
Re-designed by Studio Lialios Vazoura, and published by Cube Art Editions, with key support of the Goethe Institut as well as the financial aid of Schwarz Foundation

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South remembers: ‘The Syrians are Recording their Own Death’

Written on October 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm, by

by Nikos Papastergiadis When the viewfinder of the gun and the lens of the camera are aligned in deadly symmetry: the ambient perspective of contemporary civil war In the contemporary war, the image has gained a status unprecedented in history. Never before has the story of war been told from so many angles, and been
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South remembers: Music to Save Europe

Written on June 28, 2015 at 10:34 am, by

  Music to Save Europe by Augustin Maurs Five hundred meters above the Aegean Sea at sunset There is nothing like an absolute present. No more than an absolute orange or absolute love. But we European geniuses can be rewarded for having edified what resembles the cult of the metronome. And although nothing legible fits into a single, dividable timeframe anymore, we maintain our devotion
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