Tag Archives: Occupy Gezi/Taksim

Gezi park and beyond: Resonances of rebellion

(Yüksel Arslan) From the Global Uprisings news/video collective, a new documentary on political protest in turkey, since the Gezi Park commune …

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Witnessing our times: Film from Gezi

I’m an eye. A mechanical eye. I, the machine, show you a world the way only I can see it. I free myself for today and forever from human immobility. I’m in constant movement. I approach and pull away from … Continue reading

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Not for bread alone: Berkin Elvan

… from a friend of Autonomies “We live under an occupation, under police occupation” The Coming Insurrection “À chaque instant de son existence, la police rappelle à l’État la violence, la trivialité et l’obscurité de son origine” Introduction à la … Continue reading

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Rule by murder: For Berkin Elvan

; The State and Capitalism do not kill by accident, consequence of inattention or moral failure.  The domination and appropriation of human creativity can only be violent, whether it be the violence of its law, institutionalised, or the violence of securing it. … Continue reading

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Poetry for gezi-taksim

From Everywhere Taksim …

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The Gezi-Taksim Utopia

(All the paintings in this post are by the turkish artist Yuksel Arslan) La poésie ouvre le vide à l’excès du désir. Georges Bataille For ten days, from the 1st to the 11th of June, Taksim became … a free … Continue reading

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Gezi/Taksim: So that memories are not erased, and the future is not closed

Video that gathers the lived experience of the occupations of Gezi Park/Taksim square, and beyond …

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Gezi/Taksim: The rebellion of one-many, or a figure of Bartleby

From Occupied Taksim …

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Gezi/Taksim: From the margins

Il y a une figure universelle de la conscience minoritaire, comme devenir de tout le monde, et c’est ce devenir qui est création.  Ce n’est pas en acquérant la majorité qu’on y atteint.  Cette figure, c’est précisément la variation continue, … Continue reading

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Gezi Park/Taksim Square: The festival of revolution

Le premier geste pour que quelque chose puisse surgir au milieu de la métropole, pour que s’ouvrent d’autres possibles, c’est d’arrêter son perpetuum mobile. comité invisible, L’insurrection que vient The faces and voices of Gezi Park of Taksim Square, Istanbul, … Continue reading

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