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01 December 2006

Orion Magazine

by jlesage
ideas of sustainability and its cultural contexts; many notable writers and artists here

19 November 2006

(Notes on) Politics, Theory & Photography

by jlesage
blog that reviews and critiques aspects of art and visual culture and photojournalism, often from an ethical standpoint

18 November 2006

13 November 2006

Why Work?

by jlesage
CLAWS: Creating Livable Alternatives to Wage Slavery. Since I am retired and a webmistress for a media site,, I love the idea of this site for personal reasons. But most people do have to work, so this maintains an utopian sensibility for al -

by jlesage
a multilingual web journal that challenges received ideas about linguistic and cultural "translation" along principles of a critique of culturalisation; social recomposition, beyond postcolonialism: a global commons; multilinguality vs. national language

11 November 2006

Howie's Home Page

by jlesage
homepage and access to many of Howard Becker's essays online; major figure in sociology of art

06 November 2006

Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society

by jlesage
very large bibliography on Critical Whiteness Studies, broken down into various categories; not interactive and does not lead to full text essays; worth going to the library to follow up on

The geopolitics of knowledge and the colonial difference

by jlesage
by Walter Mignolo; "'modernity' is not a strictly European but a planetary phenomenon to which the "excluded barbarians" have contributed, although their contribution has not been acknowledged."

Invincible Cities

by jlesage
photographic exploration of two poor cities, a combination of Walter Benjamin's interest in traces and overlays with systematic, extensive visual ethnography

03 November 2006

02 November 2006

Dialogic: Giorgio Agamben: Means Without Ends

by jlesage
a collection of ideas from Agamben that summarizes some of his key ideas; blog from "a dialogic provocateur searching for viable alternative/oppositional cultures." Much on film; many links.

01 November 2006

The Art of Rent by David Harvey, SR 2002 | Socialist Register

by jlesage
"a widespread belief that there is something special about certain cultural products and events (be they in the arts, theatre, music, cinema, architecture or more broadly in localized ways of life, heritage, collective memories and affective communities).

Continental Drift a seminar with Brian Holmes

by jlesage
"articulating the immense geopolitical and economic shifts which took place between 1989-2001, the effects of those changes on bodies of governance and in turn the effects on subjectivity today"; links to political and social readings

Project Premises : Sed : A Trail of Thirst

by jlesage
hypertext and visual arts project on southwest US and politics of the border; extensive essay with incorporated artistic material; new vision of documentary media, visual ethnography

24 October 2006

one small project

by jlesage
learning from those who "claim leftover spaces in cities and live in unauthorized dwellings made of scavenged, leftover materials"; solicits contributions

Fast Capitalism ejournal

by jlesage
interdisciplinary journal on information and communication in 21st cent. economy and culture; good authors; focus on new media

23 October 2006

The Propaganda Remix Project

by jlesage & 2 others
old WW2 posters with contemporary messages; very well thought out designwise; print out for your office door

19 October 2006

New Urbanism

by jlesage
website and organization promoting good urbanism, sustainable development, smart transportation, and transit oriented development.

18 October 2006

Movement by Grigorio Agamben

by jlesage
author traces concept of movement from Aristotle and asks us to "rethink the concept of movement and its relation to biopolitics."

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