THE ASSAULT ON CULTURE II
Dows bar (upstairs) 3-5pm Saturday 15th November
Dundas St. Glasgow G1 2AH - adjacent Queen St. Station
Panel DISCUSSION with: Rebecca
Gordon Nesbitt, Jaron Rowan, Anthony Davies, Marina Vishmidt,
Leigh French, Daniel Jewesbury
Does private-public funding and management of
culture mark the death of institutional and critical autonomy?
Is direct censorship an anomaly, the most visible form of a wider
constriction of cultural freedom, or the shape of cultural policy
Following on from the Mute-organised discussion,
Variant continue the exploration of the perils and opportunities
for critical cultural activity in neoliberalising institutions.
followed by 5.30pm SCREENING of:
CAN DIALECTICS BREAK BRICKS?
René Viénet’s outrageously
refashioned kung fu flick. A brilliant, acerbic and riotous critique
of the failure of socialism where martial artists counter ideological
blows with theoretical thrusts.
RIB stall : Glasgow's Radical
Independent Bookfair project... helping to fill the gap left
by the lack of alternative bookshops, radical events and platforms
for imaginative and independent voices in our city.
mini-BrothMix : chilli / curry
If you'd like to contribute organic locally grown veg or to help cook-up some
snacks, please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
Feral Trade Coffee from El Salvador
will be available. Feral Trade is trading goods over social networks.
For further information, please contact Variant:
t. 0141 333 9522
Event is part of Moot-Points : Exercise
in Self-Organisation, Discourse and Collaboration. Transmission
Gallery, November 2008.
For details of other Moot-Points events, screenings and associated publications,
please see: http://www.transmissiongallery.org
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