٠ I say whip it, whip it good ٠

“R e s i s t a n t   v i s u a l   c u l t r e  is not about art or traditional activism. It is a method for building a real, living culture. As opposed to a vocation or sentimental pursuit, I think of this field as a way to productively communicate amongst those who are dedicated to social change. It is not about further investigating art history nor about tactics for getting into galleries. If this sounds naively vague that is on purpose. I don’t think we need to be specific and I … Continue reading ٠ I say whip it, whip it good ٠

┐ The word is: COMPROMISE └

© Richard Long, A Line made by Walking, 1967. IF YOU CHOOSE TO WALK THE LINE, JUST WALK THE LINE still from the documentary Robinson in Ruins, by Patrick Keiller. IF YOU CHOOSE TO WANDER, JUST WANDER © Heath Bunting, Natural reality – SuperWeed Kit that kills all GM crops IF YOU CHOOSE TO FOLLOW YOUR OWN LAW, JUST FOLLOW YOUR OWN LAW © Joseph Beuys, How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, 1965 IF YOU CHOOSE TO ACT, JUST ACT © Joseph Beuys, The Silence of Marchel Duchamp is Overrated, 1964 IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE SILENCE, USE … Continue reading ┐ The word is: COMPROMISE └

┐ Jenny Holzer, You Must Disagree With Authority Figures* └

© Jenny Holzer, Truism Projection, Venice 1999 © Jenny Holzer, Truism Projection, Buenos Aires, 2000 © Jenny Holzer, Truism Projection, New York © Jenny Holzer, in collaboration with Tibor Kalman, Lustmord, 1993-94 Photographs of handwriting in ink on skin “In many of her works Jenny Holzer explores political themes, in particular abuses of power and atrocities of war. In her series ‘Lustmord’ (1993-94) – meaning rape murder in German – Holzer created a number of works addressing war crimes in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990’s, in particular the violent physical abuse, rape and murder of women that occurred. In … Continue reading ┐ Jenny Holzer, You Must Disagree With Authority Figures* └

┐ Paola Zaccaria, Medi-terranean Borderization └

“At the end of the 1990s, as a result of the diasporas produced by new wars and new forms of colonialism, boats, rubber dinghies, and wornout ships started sailing in the direction opposite to that of colonial times: people emigrating from North Africa steered toward the closest Mediterranean shores, especially to the Italian island of Lampedusa, the southern gate to Fortress Europe. The reaction of the European nations in the Mediterranean region has been to erect a series of virtual yet impenetrable walls and borders, all created in the name of sovereignty, thus violating the international agreement on human rights … Continue reading ┐ Paola Zaccaria, Medi-terranean Borderization └

┐ Heath Bunting, artivist or anartist? └

© Heath Bunting, Map Of Terrorism, strategic response to state terror funded by Tate, London, United Kingdom, 2008. to properly see the map click here “It is unclear to many people exactly what terrorism is and which activities are now unsafe in the United Kingdom (UK) in terms of getting into trouble with the police. Making a map is often a prelude to colonisation and control. I have recently been under investigation and detention by the UK police for terrorism related offences. This case was fabricated by the Sussex police force, probably an attempt to frighten and probe me. My … Continue reading ┐ Heath Bunting, artivist or anartist? └

┐ Julius von Bismarck, what the fuck am I doing └

© Julius von Bismarck, sketch for The Image Fulgurator machine, first version. A camera device that projects images instead of capturing them. To understand how it works watch the video bellow. © Julius von Bismarck & Santiago Sierra, as part of The No Project. more about the no projection here © Julius von Bismarck, from the project Punishment I, 2011/12 (above and bellow) © Julius von Bismarck, in collaboration with Julian Charrière, Some Pigeons are more equals than others, Copenhagen, 2012 (above and bellow) © Julius von Bismarck, in collaboration with Julian Charrière, Some Pigeons are more equals than others, … Continue reading ┐ Julius von Bismarck, what the fuck am I doing └