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Book Launch: five volumes from the art-writing-research series by Article Press / Saturday 3rd December 2011, 6 – 8 pm

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Saturday 3rd December 2011, 6 – 8 pm
Book-launch and talk to mark the publication of five volumes from the art-writing-research series by Article Press

6.45pm: Talk by John Cussans entitled ‘Tele-Marmalade’ – an illustrated lecture employing paranoid critical theory.

The five volumes address the relationship of art, performance and art writing to knowledge, as well as exploring art as counter-knowledge or a means to counter knowledge. The volumes contain essays, art works, illustrations, documentation of performances and diagrams.

‘Performance Fictions’ – edited by David Burrows with contributions from Sadie Plant, John Cussans, Simon O’Sullivan, Pil and Galia Kollectiv and David Burrows.

‘Barefoot in the Head’ – edited by John Russell, Alun Rowlands and Mark Beasley with contributions from the editors.

‘Performing/Knowing’ – edited by Gavin Butt with contributions from Aaron WIlliamson, Kate Love, Oreet Ashery and Hugo Glendinning, Adrian Heathfield & Tim Etchells.

‘Materiality of Theory’ – contributions from Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield, Benoît Maire and Marcus Steinweg.

‘Who is this who is coming?’ – edited by Maria Fusco with contributions from Alexandre Singh, Craig Martin, Jennifer Higgie, George Clark & Beatrice Gibson, Giles Eldridge and Maria Fusco.

Series editor David Burrows. Price £8.00.
Books can be ordered from
For more info about the launch and talk contact

Article Press, Birmingham City University, Margaret Street, B3 3BX.
Editor of Article Press Henry Rogers –

At X Marks the Bökship
210/ Unit 3 Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 9NQ

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November 29, 2011 at 9:08 am

Launch of Monaco Magazine, Issue 4 / Wednesday 23 November 2011, 7 – 9pm

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Wednesday 23 November 2011, 7 – 9pm

Launch of Monaco Magazine, Issue 4

Monaco is a magazine that, instead of reviewing or previewing, is devoted to sharing ideas and information about things that haven’t happened, and maybe never will: artworks that are impossible to realise, projects that haven’t got off the ground, the beginnings of ideas, or research that is still ongoing. The aim is not to catalogue or archive these projects, instead they are considered as starting points—for future projects, or for conversations—as readers become contributors and contributors become readers.

Jennifer Bailey, Catherine Borra, Oscar Carlson, Olivier Castel, Côme Ciment, Sofia Coppola,Danielle Dean, Sarah Elliott, Babak Ghazi, Dominique Hurth, Atalya Laufer, Eddie Peake, Rachel Pimm, Paul Simon Richards, Manuel Shvartzberg, Giorgio Silverio, Charles Veyron.

Edited by Katie Guggenheim
Cover by Babak Ghazi
Price £5

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November 17, 2011 at 7:19 pm

4 New Nieves Titles Available in Shop from Saturday 19 November

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Fire by Days, Rita Ackermann
Hop Step Jump
, Keiichi Tanaami
On Vient Quand Même
, Gil Pellaton
In the Beginning it was Humid
, Bastien Aubry, Dimitri Broquard

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November 17, 2011 at 6:42 pm

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Paper Jam: Tour of Calverts Printing COOP

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Thursday 1st December 2011 / 2– 4pm
Paper Jam:  Tour of Calverts Printing COOP

5 places are available for a tour of Calverts printing facilities. This is an informal tour and workshop where members from Calverts will be talking papers, printing methods, finishing and binding techniques, and everything in between. They’ll share the trade secrets of how to turn the ephemeral into the quintessential.

Calverts is a communications design and printing company, based in Bethnal Green. They are a common ownership design and print co-operative, where the members have control over working processes and conditions.

If you would like to come along please email

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November 11, 2011 at 4:10 pm

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Wojciech Kosma “Monologue,” performed by Sjoerd Dijk / Saturday 12 November, 7 – 9pm

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Saturday 12 November, 7 – 9pm
Wojciech Kosma “Monologue,” performed by Sjoerd Dijk

Situated between a stand-up comedy and a psychoanalysis session, this spontaneous monologue performed by Sjoerd Dijk plays out within a framework created by Wojciech Kosma.

“Willed introversion, in fact, is one of the classic implements of creative genius and can be employed as a deliberate device. It drives the psychic energies into depth and activates the lost continent of unconscious infantile and archetypal images. The result, of course, may be a disintegration of consciousness more or less complete (neurosis, psychosis: the plight of spellbound Daphne); but on the other hand, if the personality is able to absorb and integrate the new forces, there will be experienced an almost superhuman degree of self-consciousness and masterful control. This is a basic principle of the Indian disciplines of yoga. It has been the way, also, of many creative spirits in the West. It cannot be described, quite, as an answer to any specific call. Rather, it is a deliberate, terrific refusal to respond to anything but the deepest, highest, richest answer to the as yet unknown demand of some waiting void within: a kind of total strike, or rejection of the offered terms of life, as a result of which some power of transformation carries the problem to a plane of new magnitudes, where it is suddenly and finally resolved.”

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November 3, 2011 at 5:44 pm

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Journal Launch: kuboaa, Issue 2 / Thursday 10 November, 6 – 9pm

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Thursday 10 November,  6 – 9pm
kuboaa, Issue 2

– A progressive publication edited by Robert Carter, produced by AND Public

Issue 2 features work by Nathaniel Cary, Renee Carmichael, LINA & LAF TEBANO, Adam Gamble, Matthew Reed and Toby Ridler.
£3 copies sold at the launch come with EXCLUSIVE double-sided poster.

Matthew Reed’s short film Holiday will also be screened for the first time to coincide with his written work for the publication.

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November 3, 2011 at 5:41 pm