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Three X Launch / Thursday 1 November 2012, 6 – 9pm

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Launch of Here and There Vol.11

Ed. Nakako Hayashi

Launch of 2012
by Merike Estna

Launch of new issues of Me and My Friends
by Jenny Moore, Susan Taylor, Betsy and Sam Porritt and Anna Kanai

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October 27, 2012 at 11:59 am

Noam Chomsky quotes: An exhibition of letterpress prints by Adam Burton / 6 October – 3 November 2012

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The exhibition Noam Chomsky quotes: presents a series of printed letterpress posters of text quotes taken from a range of thinkers and writers who have concerned themselves with tendencies in Liberalism, Socialism, Anarchism, and Democracy during the last 250 years. These quotes have illustrated various ideas throughout Noam Chomsky’s work in political analysis and the study of language, addressing issues such as: the crimes and legitimacy of the state, worker control over industry, education, anarchist collectivisation, political organisation, human nature, social revolution, creativity, propaganda and public relations, the foundations of government, wage slavery, and other things.

Each print is accompanied by a pamphlet of the original essay, article, or speech that has been quoted and a collection of books used to research the project will be on display. The prints are on sale for £3 each –the related pamphlet is provided free with the print. Proceeds from sales will be given to Freedom Newspaper – the oldest and only regular anarchist newspaper published in the UK today – which is threatened with closure. During the opening event an audio recording of a talk by Noam Chomsky, called Government in the Future, will be playing. Several of the quotes printed were taken from it.

Quotes of or writing by: Mikhail Bakunin, Wilhelm von Humboldt, Alex Carey, John Dewey, Karl Korsch, Simone Linguet, Rosa Luxemburg, Paul Mattick, Jan Myrdal, National Confederation of Labour -France, Anton Pannekoek, Henry Demarest Lloyd, Rudolf Rocker, Bertrand Russell, Dora Russell, Adam Smith, and South Wales Miners’ Federation – are included in the exhibition.

Exhibition open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 11- 6pm.
Until Saturday 3 November 2012.

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October 12, 2012 at 10:51 am

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Launch of Shoppinghour Magazine: Authentic Human Issue / Friday 19 October 2012, 7 – 10pm

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October 7, 2012 at 6:38 pm

Publishing Forum: Reading Group. Wednesday 17th October 2012

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Publishing Forum: Reading Group.
Wednesday 17th October 2012, 7.15pm
This week we will be discussing:

The Binder and the Server
Published by Triple Canopy, March 2012
Black and white, 70pp
ISBN 978-0-9847346-1-0
Designed by Franklin Vandiver

The Binder and the Server is the outcome of several group discussions among Triple Canopy editors, and was written by senior editor Colby Chamberlain. The essay details the history of Triple Canopy in order to stake out our position on the ideology of Internet culture. By carefully examining the history of new-media publishing and the shift from disciplinary to control societies, the essay addresses the politics of online identity, friendship, labor, and the dream of digital democracy. In short: On the Internet, we are all contractors.

This  70 page pocket-sized edition of The Binder and the Server, designed by Franklin Vandiver, draws on experimental paperbacks of the 1960s, chief among them the collaborations of Marshall McLuhan and graphic designer Quentin Fiore. The book is characterized by cinematic layouts that merge text, typography, illustration, photography, and original artwork by Josh Kline and Dan Torop.

Available from Lulu, price £3.95

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October 7, 2012 at 4:35 pm

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