┐ Pauline Fouché └

© Pauline Fouché, from the series Cassures (Cracks), 2002 © Pauline Fouché, from the series Cassures (Cracks), 2002 © Pauline Fouché, from the series Cassures (Cracks), 2002 The Cassures materialize an event-image abundant in the newspapers by reapropriation through the gesture and the image. Abused and reduced to the fragility of their appearance as well…

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┐ Igor Grubić └

© Igor Grubić, from the project Angels with dirty Faces, 2006 © Igor Grubić, from the project Angels with dirty Faces, 2006 “Igor Grubic’s Angels with Dirty Faces is a photographic and video-based work that draws on an historic incident that happened in Belgrade in 2000. That October, the Kolubara miners staged a strike that…

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┐ Direct Action └

photo by © Javier Barbancho LEADERS of a workers’ union in southern Spain staged a massive raid on two supermarkets on Tuesday, filling at least 30 trolleys with staple foodstuffs to give to the poor. They gave their entire haul to local ‘food banks’ which supply hampers to families who no longer have any income…

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┐ Modern Battlefields └

photo by @ Juan Manuel Serrano/Associated Press, more images here and here miners struggle for working conditions in Asturias, Spain. It’s been going on for weeks… You can read a personal account of what’s happening here “The total absence of limitation to the thirst for power which wants to hold everything under its thumb, even…

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┐ a matter of time └

Sofia Silva, Protest against São Lázaro‘s eviction, May 31st 2012 Times like this highlight how abstract the meaning of “our rights” can be. Despite the facts indicating we’ve grown as a civilization and are able to fully communicate, the state can always impose itself on every argument, and so it does when sending its perpetrators…

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┐ April, 25th └

photo © family archive, 1974 WHAT ARE THE REVOLUTIONARY COUNCILS? Prior to 1933. the Portuguese working class had been able to conduct its economic struggle openly through the trade unions. On September 23 of that year. a fascist trade union law was passed. modelled explicitly on the repressive .. Carta Lavori” instituted byMussolini in Fascist…

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┐ An-My Lê └

© An-My Lê, M-246 Semi Automatic Weapon, Khawr Al Amaya Oil Terminal, Iraq, from the series Events Ashore, 2007 © An-My Lê, US Marine Expeditionary Unit, Shoalwater Bay, Australia, from the series Events Ashore, 2005-08 “Shot in coastal waters and regions from Iraq to Antarctica, An-My Lê’s latest series of photographs examine intersecting themes of…

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║ Víctor Vázquez ║

a© Víctor Vázquez, Borders, from the series Body to body, 2005-2009 © Víctor Vázquez, Anthropophagy, from the series Body to body, 2005-2009 “Art produced in the Caribbean teems with images alluding to migratory phenomena of diverse nature, as much for its motivations as for the circumstances of the journey. This imaginary utopia associated with geographic…

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║ Rob Hornstra ║

© Rob Hornstra, Untitled #15, from the series 101 Billionaires, 2008 © Rob Hornstra, Untitled #13, from the series 101 Billionaires, 2008 © Rob Hornstra, Untitled #7, from the series 101 Billionaires, 2008 “Under Vladimir Putin’s rule, Russia has reclaimed its position among the superpowers of the world in the past eight years, the economic…

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