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    from a variety of local art sceenes and publishing the fanzine FGA Out just now is FGA 16 from Copenhagen and it should be found on their website soon All back issues can be seen and offers a reflexive entertaining and critical view on local art worlds Nis 0 comments Magazines Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Designmai Designcity In January 2006 UNESCO appointed Berlin as a City of Design a title it now shares with Shanghai and Buenos Aries Not by chance Designcity was Joni T 0 comments Projects nolvadex nowHere nowHere a space where a spot becomes a place 15 march 25 may 2008 nowHere is a cabinet which invokes a dialogue on re appropriation of the private and public domain Through personal tags and geographies books movies music websites drawings mappings photocopies art works it reads as a certain historical relation between human space and technology bolwerK considers the constructed in between space of architect C Kieckens within the art space Z33 not as a sub art space with a curatorial reading a cabinet as museum but as a space with a personal narrative and a social meaning embedded in a neighborhood The active

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    2006 Framework The Finnish Art Review Finland Framework is a discursive forum that opens a space for a variety of visual material as well as extensive articles analyses and international commentaries One of its major tasks is to assist in establishing Finnish contemporary art on the international scene to connect the local to the international It is primarily concerned with visual arts and culture but will also deal with other art forms and cultural criticism at large Framework emphasises and supports cross disciplinary aspects of art that transcend conventional boundaries AmyF 0 comments Magazines Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Lucy Harrison Interview The aim of all descriptions of cities is to know how to live to see what is coming and accept it and become part of it or better see what could Joni T 0 comments Projects nolvadex Selective Memory For the Garage festival 09 Free Soil have conducted a site specific research project investigating the environment of the Baltic Sea We created an alternative archive of political and historical events that have occurred in the Baltic Sea region especially Stralsund and linked these with the sea s responses The impact of Industrialisation population growth

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    Artlink Fuel for Thought Oil Energy Conflict and Art Various Current Issue Vol 28 no 1 Fuel for Thought oil energy conflict and art Artlink covers contemporary art in Australia and through its networking with the national and international scene provides a context for evaluation and analysis It regularly produces Special Issues on specific areas and undertakes major theme based features AmyF 0 comments Art Activism Magazines Sustainability 18 Mar 2008 A Prior Belgium Ghent A Prior Magazine publishes two regular issues a year in which the body of work of an artist is discussed at large by means of visual and textual contributions With an extensive portfolio and texts by various authors from different fields a substantial publication is established always in close collaboration with the artist offering simultaneously two additional artists the possibility to set up an artist s project accompanied by a newly commissioned text A Prior Magazine is in fact compiled in a similar way as an exhibition a multi sided offer including different viewpoints however with an eye for some degree of affinity After the monographic and artistic contributions the last section of A Prior Magazine VISIONS consists of a series of textual as well as visual columns comments on contemporary developments and discussions in the fields of art and visual culture Stijn 0 comments Articles Artists Magazines 10 Jan 2008 AS 179 A Portrait of the Artist as a Researcher Belgium USA In the fall of 2007 this last ever issue of one of belgians best magazine was published by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp Luckily from January 2008 onwards MuHKA will join the publishing tandem of Central Saint Martins College of Art Design London and the School of Art at the California Institute of the Arts Los Angeles in producing the journal Afterall Stijn 0 comments Articles Artists Magazines 08 Oct 2007 The Thing San Francisco A quarterly periodical in the form of an object Each year four artists writers musicians or filmmakers are invited by the editors Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan to create an everyday object that somehow incorporates text This object will be reproduced and hand wrapped in brown paper packaging by the editors and then mailed to the homes of the subscribers with the help of the United States Postal Service Stijn 0 comments Artists Magazines 28 Jun 2007 Varient Magazine Anywhere A free online journal aiming to promote maintain improve and advance the education of the public particularly by the encouragement of the Arts including but not limited to the arts of drama dance music singing literature and visual arts AmyF 0 comments Free Magazines Virtual Soil 18 Jun 2007 Guernica US New York Guernica is a magazine of art and politics which launched its first issue on October 25 2004 about a week before the U S presidential election and marking the day Pablo Picasso was born over a century before In the Guernica blog writers react to world events in real time calling out

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    with the help of neighbours friends and people passing by A plot in Nørrebro Copenhagen was temporarily appropriated and turned into a public garden and a hub for a series of public events The plot had been hidden behind a fence for years but showed to be quite remarkable wild berries en mass apple trees weeds high enough for a full grown person to disappear into and overall a vast diversity of plants The early allotment gardens in Denmark were connected to the workers movement and thus had a political component Many workers got access to a plot of land away from overpopulated cities and small apartments Access to land was especially 100 years ago a deeply democratic spatial project as well as about having places for leisure and retreat from working life Today it is harder to spot the project in the allotments and it seems there is a need to define what are the spatial rights worth fighting for now An attempted answer could be that we need spaces free from the omnipresent regime of disciplining by media and commerce and institutions telling us how to live our lives how to look act and feel Places where the collective is possible where there is no division between production and play between pleasure and politics places for the life world The Public Picnic project was motivated in wanting to act and think on how gardens can have a renewed relevance in urban life and politics While gardens often are private retreats we wanted this to be a public space for pleasure and production We trampled some new paths in the weed to open it up Rosa Marie Frang shouted out the news that television wants us to believe is reality mocking the fiction and creating a new one Media

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    thus had a political component Many workers got access to a plot of land away from overpopulated cities and small apartments Access to land was especially 100 years ago a deeply democratic spatial project as well as about having places for leisure and retreat from working life Today it is harder to spot the project in the allotments and it seems there is a need to define what are the spatial rights worth fighting for now An attempted answer could be that we need spaces free from the omnipresent regime of disciplining by media and commerce and institutions telling us how to live our lives how to look act and feel Places where the collective is possible where there is no division between production and play between pleasure and politics places for the life world The Public Picnic project was motivated in wanting to act and think on how gardens can have a renewed relevance in urban life and politics While gardens often are private retreats we wanted this to be a public space for pleasure and production We trampled some new paths in the weed to open it up Rosa Marie Frang shouted out the news that television wants us to believe is reality mocking the fiction and creating a new one Media reality is a farce and we refuse to reduce our thinking Shaking the earth in series of events to make geographies or moments where opposites normally fixed can meet exchange and in the process transform us and the categories themselves This is the spaces we want spaces in out neighbourhood where we can meet organize and express ourselves in informal ways It is a modest demand inclusive spaces free of commercials self organized urban free spaces where we live everywhere See the homepage for documentation of

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    ainhalers org ventolin inhaler php bcfaq bcfaq http www inhalersfaq org buy essays Contributors Free Soil Authors All List amy franceschini corinne matesich nis rømer stijn schiffeleers joni taylor marthe van dessel http www ourdrops org www allcreams org 20 Dec 2007 Art Software Anywhere A wiki for sharing information about free and open source art software AmyF 0 comments Open Source Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features One Day Library Tea Readings too by Corinne Matesich Browsing the contents of a new acquaintance s bookshelves is a common impulse I do it all the time sizing pe Corinne 0 comments Projects nolvadex Selective Memory For the Garage festival 09 Free Soil have conducted a site specific research project investigating the environment of the Baltic Sea We created an alternative archive of political and historical events that have occurred in the Baltic Sea region especially Stralsund and linked these with the sea s responses The impact of Industrialisation population growth and political changes has resulted in climatic and environmental changes recorded in the sea Nature retaliates by creating new forms one of the most significant being the spread and growth of toxic Blue Green Algae or phytoplankton

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    metals into another force one of culture and spectacle The F60 is one such monument to the past Referred to locally as the horizontal Eiffel Tower it does look remarkably like the Parisian landmark lying on its side this overburden conveyer bridge is 502 meters long It is the largest machine ever created and only one of five ever to be built Now it stands as a monument to the past Silent Except for the audiovisual spectaculars that happen every weekend one of the cultural projects developed for the site And the birds that nest in its corners In the old Builders workhouse I watch an education film about the history of the F60 and see how these huge beasts operated There is a small museum with coal memorabilia like bricks with GDR emblems We have a coffee and a soljanka soup at the café terrace overlooking the steel giant Couples can even hire an elevated platform hundreds of feet high for a special dining experience Lauchhammer Bio Towers The Lauchhammer Bio towers are another kind of monument this time the only remnants left from a huge 120 hectre cokery that once filled the town of Lauchhammer Not ruins but reminders Througout Lauchhammer there are old factory buildings with broken glass and lonely bus stops with names like Wasserwerk and Haal 3 reminders that the town once relied on this coal washery powerplant and brickette factory to survive We look at a black and white photograph of the site in 1958 and I am shocked by its huge scale In 1991 it began to be dismantled 5000 people lost their jobs All that is left of the cokery now are the bio towers and a tree that also miraculously once stood here Landscape architects Zimmermann and Partner have transformed the area with a green and asphalt park replacing the dirt and smog with landscape design A vertigo inducing glass cube hangs off one tower where one can now look over the site from above and see another design tool the white crosses that mark the spots where other towers once stood The paving is made from schlackerstein the waste products of Lauchhammer The towers were only saved after much controversy For a while they were lit up at night until the locals were convinced of their value as a monument to their local history In the end it was the work of the Kunstgassemuseum Lauchhammer that saved them Plans for the future are still unclear Former worker Dr Konrad Wilhelm joins us on our tour and as he looks out over the area the sadness he still feels is clear He tells me how he was born on this area played there partied at the rocket bar and the cinema how he left came back employed workers and then had to fire them all He tells me he turned out the light at the end of it Art and Creativity Creative initiatives are paramount to the SEE project and play

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    happen every weekend one of the cultural projects developed for the site And the birds that nest in its corners In the old Builders workhouse I watch an education film about the history of the F60 and see how these huge beasts operated There is a small museum with coal memorabilia like bricks with GDR emblems We have a coffee and a soljanka soup at the café terrace overlooking the steel giant Couples can even hire an elevated platform hundreds of feet high for a special dining experience Lauchhammer Bio Towers The Lauchhammer Bio towers are another kind of monument this time the only remnants left from a huge 120 hectre cokery that once filled the town of Lauchhammer Not ruins but reminders Througout Lauchhammer there are old factory buildings with broken glass and lonely bus stops with names like Wasserwerk and Haal 3 reminders that the town once relied on this coal washery powerplant and brickette factory to survive We look at a black and white photograph of the site in 1958 and I am shocked by its huge scale In 1991 it began to be dismantled 5000 people lost their jobs All that is left of the cokery now are the bio towers and a tree that also miraculously once stood here Landscape architects Zimmermann and Partner have transformed the area with a green and asphalt park replacing the dirt and smog with landscape design A vertigo inducing glass cube hangs off one tower where one can now look over the site from above and see another design tool the white crosses that mark the spots where other towers once stood The paving is made from schlackerstein the waste products of Lauchhammer The towers were only saved after much controversy For a while they were lit up at night until the locals were convinced of their value as a monument to their local history In the end it was the work of the Kunstgassemuseum Lauchhammer that saved them Plans for the future are still unclear Former worker Dr Konrad Wilhelm joins us on our tour and as he looks out over the area the sadness he still feels is clear He tells me how he was born on this area played there partied at the rocket bar and the cinema how he left came back employed workers and then had to fire them all He tells me he turned out the light at the end of it Art and Creativity Creative initiatives are paramount to the SEE project and play a role in many of the 25 projects They revitalize the area create interest and engage the community Internationally renowned landscape artists and architects have also been invited to participate Nowhere is this so prevalent as Pritzen a peninsula that forks out into the new lake of Grabendorf In the nineties Pritzen had two Art Biennales 1993 and 1995 so it already has some resonance on the German cultural map These Biennales consisted of site specific land art

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