Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination, A Users Guide to Demanding the Impossible, Minor Compositions, 2011.
This guide is not a road map or instruction manual. It’s a match struck in the dark, a homemade multi-tool to help you carve out your own path through the ruins of the present, warmed by the stories and strategies of those who took Bertolt Brecht’s words to heart: “Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.”
It was written in a whirlwind of three days in December 2010, between the first and second days of action by UK students against the government cuts, and intended to reflect on the possibility of new creative forms of action in the current movements.
Oleg Woolf - Reminiscent of Bruno Schulz, a vivid, surreal evocation of a liminal world. The characters follow the trajectories of elementary particles, disappearing in one dimension only to reappear in another.”
Oleg Woolf, Bessarabian Stamps: Stories , Trans. by Boris Dralyuk, Phoneme Media, 2015. Reminiscent of Bruno Schulz’s Street of Crocod...
Sean Kilpatrick - The violent, sexual zone of television and entertainment is made to saturate that safe-haven, the American Family. The result is a zone of violent ambience, a ‘fuckscape’: where every object or word can be made to do horrific actsSean Kilpatrick, Gil the Nihilist: A Sitcom , Lazy Fascist, 203. anorexicchlorinesextoymuseum.blogspot.com/ seankilpatrick.blog...
The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame by Gengoroh Tagame, ed. Anne Ishii, Chip Kidd & Graham Kobleins. PictureBox Inc, 2013. www.tagame....