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September 2018

Patrick Goddard film screening & in conversation with Joe Kennedy

18/09/2018 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Drawing Room, 1-27 Rodney Place Elephant and Castle London
London, SE17 1PP

A screening of Patrick Goddard’s film Looking for the Ocean Estate, followed by the artist in conversation with Authentocrats author Joe Kennedy. This event is an accompaniment to Patrick Goddard's tenure as the current Annotations artist at Drawing Room. His commissioned work for this project will be on view at Drawing Room's Outset Study during the event. Patrick Goddard is an artist and writer working in London. Completing an MFA at Goldsmiths University in 2011, he is currently studying for a

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Rethinking the Legacy of 1968: Left Fields and the Quest for Common Ground

22/09/2018 @ 9:45 am - 7:00 pm
University Square Stratford Campus, 1 Salway Place
London, E15 1NF

Regeneration Songs' editors Anna Minton and Alberto Duman will speak at the panel 'Living the Dream? East London, Gentrification and the 2012 Olympic Legacy', as part of 'Rethinking the Legacy of 1968'. The event is a day of discussions bringing together different generations of writers, researchers and activists to consider the political and cultural legacies of 1968, and their bearing on the future prospects for a more democratic, equal and participatory society. Our aim is to help rekindle the intellectual

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The Dancer & the Serpent (Witchcraft, Cyborgs & Forms of Resistance).

22/09/2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sorte Firkant, Blågårdsgade 29
Copenhagen, 2900 Denmark

Decolonial Daughter's author Lesley-Ann Brown will be part of The Dancer & the Serpent (Witchcraft, Cyborgs & forms of resistance) at Sorte Firkant in Copenhagen, with Miriam Haile, Monia Sander, Shekufe Tadayoni Heiberg and Linda Lazer. Find more information on the venue's website.

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Eugene Thacker on Infinite Resignation

27/09/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Spoonbill and Sugartown Bookstore Event Space, 99 Montrose Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11206-2007 United States

Eugene Thacker will speak about his latest book, Infinite Resignation. The book traces the contours of pessimism, caught as it often is between a philosophical position and a bad attitude.  Reflecting on the universe’s “looming abyss of indifference,” Thacker explores the pessimism of a range of philosophers, from the well-known (Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Camus), to the lesser-known (E.M. Cioran, Lev Shestov, Miguel de Unamuno). Readers will find food for thought in Thacker’s handling of a range of themes in Christianity and

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October 2018

K-Punk: A Mark Fisher Reading Group I

08/10/2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unsound Festival, Hevre
Krakow, Poland

K-Punk: A Mark Fisher Reading Group I at Unsound Festival, Krakow. The first group led by Gabriela Korwin-Piotrowska and Patrick Leftwich from ≋h≋o≋m≋a≋r≋ collective will explore the problem of outsideness with its theoretical, and political dimensions. Entries will be accepted until 30th September. For more information, visit this website.  

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K-Punk: A Mark Fisher Reading Group II

09/10/2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unsound Festival, Hevre
Krakow, Poland

K-Punk: A Mark Fisher Reading Group I at Unsound Festival, Krakow. This session will explore some of Fisher's ideas regarding popular culture, especially in light of recent innovations and developments in underground music. Moderated by Paul Rekret and Ryan Diduck. Entries will be accepted from until 30th September: https://goo.gl/forms/ZvAcbyb62mZkwUyb2. For more information, visit Unsound's website.

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Discussion: On/Offline – Embodied Resistance, with Tamar Shlaim from Repeater Books

09/10/2018 @ 3:45 pm
Pałac Krzysztofory, Unsound Festival
Kraków, Poland

To what extent can boycott be effective, and what other strategies of activism and protest can be employed in the Internet era? How can we navigate differences of opinion? Co-founder of XenoEntities Network (XEN) Lou Drago will discuss these ideas with three politically conscious individuals engaged with the specific politics of their communities. In conversation with Luz Diaz from Room 4 Resistance, Ha!Art's writer Jakub Mihilewicz, Pedro Marum from mina and XEN, and Tamar Shlaim from Repeater Books. For more

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Presentation: Mad Skills, A History of the MIDI, and Q&A with Tamar Shlaim from Repeater Books

10/10/2018 @ 5:00 pm
Pałac Krzysztofory, Unsound Festival
Kraków, Poland

Ryan Alexander Diduck’s Mad Skills: MIDI and Music Technology in the 20th Century is a cultural history of the Musical Instrument Digital Interface, the technological standard connecting electronic instruments and computers. Diduck traces the MIDI’s evolution as part of a larger narrative of musical control, rooted as much in the nascent global electronics industry of the 1980s as the establishment of the 88-key piano in the mid-19th century. Includes Q&A with Tamar Shlaim from Repeater Books. For more information click HERE.

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The Present and Future of Populism – Eliane Glaser, Lewis Goodall and Matthew Glaser

18/10/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
St George’s Bristol, City: Great George Street,
Bristol, BS1 5RR United Kingdom

Anti-Politics: On the Demonisation of Ideology's author Eliane Glaser will debate the current state and likely future of populism with Lewis Goodall and Matthew Glaser in an event run in collaboration with the Global Parliament of Mayors annual Summit 2018, as part of Bristol Festival of Ideas. For more information and to book your ticket, please click HERE.

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Tank Book Talks 2018: William Davies & Simon O’Sullivan

18/10/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TANK, 91-93 Great Portland Street
London, W1W 7NX

William Davies and Simon O'Sullivan will be in conversation in TANK’s Great Portland Street gallery space. For more information about TANK’s Book Talks 2018 and to book your place, click HERE.

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