public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tag Activism

01 December 2006

Black Film Research Online

good discussion of Black film in Chicago; also a large section on how to do Black film research on the Internet

26 November 2006

media teacher's home page, lots of resouces, links pages

"news and journalism, film, TV, media policy, media reform activism, philosophy and social theory, urban history, contemporary American politics--\perspective informed by media history, political economy and social and cultural theory."

20 November 2006

Joel Kovel

many of this important writer's essays online, a psychoanalyst who has long been a political commentator

19 November 2006

Community and Activist Video - Welcome to the Videosphere!

especially about Chicago in the 1970s and 80s; the experimental and activist media communities have always been close here

18 November 2006

ZoneZero: from analog to digital photography

a large socially committed ejournal, edited by Pedro Meyer, one of the pioneers in digital photographic art; galleries, essays, investigations into image circulation and production within digital communication, especially the Internet

16 November 2006

13 November 2006

Why Work?

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

"We"--with the words of Arundhati Roy

a 64-minute Internet documentary made anonymously in New Zealand, using Roy's speech and a montage of politically inflected imagery; new style of essayistic documentary; DVD at hi-res available

06 November 2006

visual encyclopedia that documents manufacturing processes, labor conditions and environmental impacts involved in the production of contemporary products.--summative photo essays produced by students guided by faculty

03 November 2006

"Rhetorical and Political Agency in the Habitus"

essay attempting to analyze potential agency of teachers and students

02 November 2006


by 3 others
lots of fascinating image material; architectural conjecture :: urban speculation :: landscape futures

Radical Graphics

large collection organized by thematic and political categories; useful for office door poster, flyer, or demonstration

24 October 2006

one small project

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

23 October 2006

19 October 2006

18 October 2006

Praxis (e)Press - Contents

"critical works in theory and practice in several fields from a variety of different theoretical perspectives – including anarchist, anti-racist, environmentalist, feminist, marxist, postcolonial, poststructuralist, queer, situationist and socialist"

17 October 2006


manufacturing processes, labor conditions, and environmental issues involved in the production of contemporary goods

multilingual web journal

check out sections to left on main page, and also writings listed under "correspondence"

translations of essays on activist art

On republicart, click on the words listed to the left under Discourse to see essays on topics such as: alternative economics, public sphere, precariousness, represenations, space of empire, art sabotage.

TDR: "'You are here': the DNA of Performance"

essay by Diana Taylor about how traumatic events may be represented and possibly transmitted to those who did not experience them