Picturing the Olympics

Picturing the Olympics Thurs June 21st, 18.30pm Birkbeck College, Room B20, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX A cross-disciplinary panel discussion on images and urban change Speakers: Anthony Palmer (ex-ODA, contributor to book on Olympic Parklands) Jonathan Kendall (Fletcher Priest Architects). Man

Picturing the Olympics

Picturing the Olympics Thurs June 21st, 18.30pm Birkbeck College, Room B20, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX A cross-disciplinary panel discussion on images and urban change Speakers: Anthony Palmer (ex-ODA, contributor to book on Olympic Parklands) Jonathan Kendall (Fletcher Priest Architects). Man

about the project

The militant city investigates the politics of critical art in two Olympic cities: London and Barcelona. The project considers the role of art in the configuration of spaces of antagonism in relation to the Olympic event. This webpage maps the

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about the project

The militant city investigates the politics of critical art in two Olympic cities: London and Barcelona. The project considers the role of art in the configuration of spaces of antagonism in relation to the Olympic event. This webpage maps the

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Photography against the Olympic Spectacle

Part of my ongoing research on the politics of image-making around the Olympics has now been published in Visual Studies ‘Olympics Special Issue’. “This article sets the official images of the transformation of East London for the 2012 Olympics against

Photography against the Olympic Spectacle

Part of my ongoing research on the politics of image-making around the Olympics has now been published in Visual Studies ‘Olympics Special Issue’. “This article sets the official images of the transformation of East London for the 2012 Olympics against

Landscape of dissent: event at Chisenhale Gallery

In line with the spirit of The Art of Dissent, we have organised an event at Chisenhale Gallery: Landscape of dissent: London 2012 and the Transformation of the East End. The format is a panel discussion bringing together researchers and

Landscape of dissent: event at Chisenhale Gallery

In line with the spirit of The Art of Dissent, we have organised an event at Chisenhale Gallery: Landscape of dissent: London 2012 and the Transformation of the East End. The format is a panel discussion bringing together researchers and

The Art of Dissent at ‘One Day in the City’

Hilary Powell and myself have been invited to present our book The Art of Dissent: Adventures in London’s Olympic State at “One day in the city”, the UCL Festival of London and Literature: “One Day in the City” is a

The Art of Dissent at ‘One Day in the City’

Hilary Powell and myself have been invited to present our book The Art of Dissent: Adventures in London’s Olympic State at “One day in the city”, the UCL Festival of London and Literature: “One Day in the City” is a

The Art of Dissent

“This book is a monument to dissent. Not a celebration, not a commemoration of past events, but a monument – it preserves, for the eyes and ears of the future, the enduring vibration of a series of dissenting percepts and

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The Art of Dissent

“This book is a monument to dissent. Not a celebration, not a commemoration of past events, but a monument – it preserves, for the eyes and ears of the future, the enduring vibration of a series of dissenting percepts and

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London 2012: space of exception

Article on urbe’s Mega-events and the City special issue Here’s the abstract for my contribution, entitled “London 2012: space of exception” (the article is in Spanish) Giorgio Agamben’s theory of the state of exception, which, he argues, has become a

London 2012: space of exception

Article on urbe’s Mega-events and the City special issue Here’s the abstract for my contribution, entitled “London 2012: space of exception” (the article is in Spanish) Giorgio Agamben’s theory of the state of exception, which, he argues, has become a