Monday, 31 May 2010

Self publish, be happy UK

A weekend showcase of 50 exceptional contemporary DIY photo books, selected by Bruno Ceschel. A talk, and signings through out the weekend, will provide an opportunity for art book lovers to discuss, admire and buy publications originating from around the world.
Self Publish, Be Happy is an organisation founded by Bruno Ceschel in 2010 with the aim to celebrate and promote self published photobooks through events (fairs, exhibitions and conferences), books and online. Self Publish, Be Happy also organises workshops aimed to help photographers to make and publish their own books. For more information visit
Self Publish, Be Happy Weekend is curated by Bruno Ceschel and organised in collaboration with The Photographers’ Gallery.

Date and Time: 5th -6th June 2010...Starts@11am
Where: The photographers gallery 16-18 Ramilies St, Oxford Circus, London W1F 7LW

 for mor information visit Ladies Lotto , from where I got this  text and image. 

Saturday, 8 May 2010

Sarah Culross

Bodysound first version from sarah culross on Vimeo.

visit her website , for some more nice weirdness.....

Friday, 7 May 2010

free thinking, not fee thinking

"More than 60 internationally renowned academics from across the globe have written to the dean of Middlesex University urging him to reverse the decision to close the philosophy department.
Alain Badiou, Judith Butler, Slavoj Žižek and Noam Chomsky were among those who condemned the decision.
Chomsky said he was "deeply disturbed to learn of the decision" and that he hoped it would be reversed "for the sake of the university, the intellectual life in the UK, and not least the future of this ancient and indispensible discipline worldwide".
Michael Hardt, from Duke University in North Carolina, US, said: "I can think of no other philosophy department in the US, UK, or Australia that rises to the level of Middlesex [in the study of continental philosophy]."
read  the whole article in the guardian,  and sign the petition here . 


i like motion graphics ...