Monthly Archives: July 2013

Autonomy at the limit: Playing with Deleuze and Guattari around contemporary rebellions

(This text is born of an experiment, an experiment in progress, that of thinking through our contemporary rebellions with the tools of contemporary philosophy.  Spain´s 15M is the example considered here and the hypothetical conclusion arrived at is that the … Continue reading

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The spreading of okupations: Chronicles from 15m´s spain

To okupy, to appropriate, to re-appropriate that which was claimed by theft; a theft paid for with public monies.  Today, in spain, okupation has become the central strategy of anti-capitalist politics, a politics that is not only opposed to State-Capital, … Continue reading

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Plastic bodies: Queering walls, Queering life

(Yves Klein) Our creativity is potentially boundless; the limits that it encounters are of our own making, rooted in our fears and our oppressions.  Nowhere perhaps is this more evident than in/with our bodies.  Our freedom extended to them violates, stretches, confounds what … Continue reading

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The metamorphoses of walls

Walls, structures of division and separation, systems of confinement, markers of property, obstacles to movement, channels of passage; walls trace lines of sovereignty and frame the government of populations.  They are, along with the paths that they trace, the most … Continue reading

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Mapping the state of exception: greece

Sharing the interventions of the collective The City at the time of Crisis … Landscapes of Emergency is a brief glance over the undeclared state of emergency that casts its shadow over the functions and the phenomena of public space … Continue reading

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Spaces of Autonomy: Self-Management and the Commons in Contemporary Greece

What you will read below is about the formation of a new revolutionary subject. If workers’ councils were the self-creation of the working class during moments of rebellion in the early 1900s or later in the 1950’s the current movement … Continue reading

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Rebellion in the city: brazil

Seuls des groupes, classes ou fractions de classes sociales capables d’initiatives révolutionnaires peuvent prendre en charge et mener jusqu’à plein accomplissement les solutions aux problèmes urbains ; de ces forces sociales et politiques la ville rénovée deviendra l’œuvre. Henri Lefebvre, Le … Continue reading

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The revolution as trans/queer

(poster by Javi Larrauri) … only those who find themselves in opposition to the institutionalised Norm can play a fully critical role. In other words, only feminist self-consciousness and homosexual awareness [29] can give life to a vision of the … Continue reading

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