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Panel and Book Launch / The Sea-Image, with Keller Easterling, Vyjayanthi Rao, Alex Villar, Guven Incirlioglu, and Hakan Topal

Date: Wednesday, 25 January 2012, 7–9 pm Location: Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn (map and directions here) FREE. No RSVP necessary Compared to landscapes, seascapes have always appeared less tangible—at once enigmatic and threatening, but also representing hope, adventure, and communication between distant places and people. Although these familiar attitudes toward the sea still persist, [...]

Open letter to Todays Zaman editors

Open Letter May 2, 2011 To Today’s Zaman Editors, I am writing this note in response to the article “Selective Discrimination Against Arts Journalists” by Rumeysa Kiger that appeared on April 16th, 2011*. I personally contacted Rumeysa Kiger and wanted to clarify her points and her accusations. As xurban_collective, we have operated internationally as an [...]

New School is Re-occupied, Students Are Arrested

We support any kind of civil, peaceful disobedience against power. We believe that the only way to constitute a true democracy, is to develop a strong sense of scepticism against governing bodies. We beleive participation, conflict, and dialogue. If there is no resistance, there is no democracy, a very simple equation. When New School students [...]

Turk Devleti Sansuru

  “BU SİTEYE ERİŞİM ENGELLENMİŞTİR” Turk hukumeti (Pakistan, Cin ve diger yari demokratik veya teokratik devletler gibi) bazi sitelere ulasimi kapatti. Tabii ki cesitli yazilimlar  ile bu sansurun ustesinden gelmek mumkun: Tor: anonymity online http://www.torproject.org/ sitesine giderek gerekli programi yukleyin ve talimatlari takip edin, dilediginiz siteye ulasin.  Bunun gibi anti demokratik uygulamalarin ardi kesilmesi icin   dusuncelerinin [...]

Networked Cultures – The Dialogues (May to December 2008)

xurban_collective contributed to a book project “Networked Cultures: Parallel Architectures and the Politics of Space“  co-edited by Peter Mörtenböck and Helge Mooshammer. It includes essays by Adrian Blackwell, Marina Grzinic, Irit Rogoff and AbdouMaliq Simone, and conversations with Özge Açıkkol, Azra Aksamija, Ayreen Anastas, Ricardo Basbaum, Jochen Becker, Matei Bejenaru, Ursula Biemann, Sylvie Blocher, Stefano [...]

Updates on Lebanon – DONT FORGET GAZA

From: emily Sent: Sun, 16 Jul 2006 8:18 PM Subject: Updates on Lebanon – DONT FORGET GAZA Firstly, please check out this new site. There are constant updates on the situation in Lebanon as well as dispatches and diaries: http://electronicLebanon.net For Palestine go to: www.electronicintifada.net Report: 92 Palestinians killed, 326 injured, in last ten days [...]