Cassandre Greenberg: To our future excavators, my virtual bread
17.07.2020

In 2015, at an archeological dig in Jordan, excavators found tiny specks of bread in fireplaces used by hunter-gatherers some 14,000 years ago, a find which suggests human’s pre-historical bread affair started well before evolutionary biologists previously calculated. These time-travelling crumbs may, in their small way, have upended the dividing line between when humans moved from their hunter-gatherer roots to

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Priya Jay: The moon waned in Capricorn as the Medicine Woman was sleeping
03.07.2020

Writer and curator Priya Jay’s The moon waned in Capricorn as the Medicine Woman was sleeping takes the reader on a sublime journey through the social contracts of food production and healthcare. ⁠

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Steven Warwick: Karl Kraus and the Viennese Imagination
26.06.2020

“The Habsburg Empire was indeed unique in the sense that the masses of the people which populated it lacked patriotism. In the Austrian Monarchy there were eleven nations but an Austrian nation as such never evolved… An Austrian nation never existed…”  – The Tragedy of Austria, Julius Braunthal, 1948, p.18.  Austria or Österreich (“East Empire” in German) was originally founded

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Tarek Lakhrissi: Apocalyptic Posters (I, II, III)
19.06.2020

Apocalyptic Posters (I, II, III) is a series of new poems exploring community organising in the context of disaster and escape by artist and poet Tarek Lakhrissi produced in collaboration with graphic designer Martin Desinde.⁠

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Collective Text: Oreet Ashery and students at the Ruskin School of Art
12.06.2020

Oreet Ashery and students of the Ruskin School of Art describe their living conditions in COVID-19 lockdown, and reflect on the difficulties of responding to the pandemic through creative practice.

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