٠ ‘Never have we had access to so much information about each other, and never has the information been so unreliable.’ ٠

“In this project I have downloaded pictures of ‘friends’ that I only know through the Internet, and given them a new context. The persons are only visible through a digital representation, while the surroundings are as analog as possible. The sceneries are photographed places that invited to interaction – places that missed the company of…

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٠ Surrealists’ anarchist rib ٠

The preliminary declaration of the anarchist surrealists, published in 1952, in Le Libertaire, the then organ of the French Anarchist Federation: ” WE SURREALISTS HAVE NEVER RELENTED in our abhorrence of the State-Work-Religion trinity, an abhorrence that has often brought us into the company of the comrades from the Anarchist Federation … By our reckoning,…

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٠ Love & Chance ٠

Chance having been defined as “the encounter of an external causality and an internal finality,” we have to ascertain whether a certain kind of “encounter” – in this case the essential one, that is, by definition the most subjectivized one of all – can be considered under the angle of chance without our immediately seeming…

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٠ ‘Authenticity’ as a category of Euro-American invention ٠

© Jimmie Durham, Selfportrait, mixed media, 1986 © Alan Michelson,Up-Biblum God (detail),1987, mixed-media installation as part of the exhibition” Wet he People,”Artists Space,New York. A MAP OF THE POSTCOLONIAL QUEST FOR THE OTHER’S ‘AUTHENTICITY’ AUTHENTICITY DIVERSITY COMMONALITY CULTURAL DIFFERENCE CONVENTIONS OF DISPLAY MAINSTREAM INSTITUTIONS EXPECTATIONS AESTHETIC AND POLITICAL STRATEGIES WESTERN AND NON-WESTERN POSTMODERNIST AESTHETIC DISCOURSE…

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٠ Andrei Liankevich ٠

© Andrei Liankevich, all photographs from the series Goodbye, Motherland, 2011 The “Goodbye, Motherland” project explores the attitude to WWII in Belarus. Belarus has only one ideology – war ideology. Belarus Independence Day is the day when the capital was freed from the Nazi occupation. The main streets in the capital are named after war…

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