Monthly Archives: May 2010

Whose map is it? at Iniva

There is a new cartography related show opening at the Iniva in Shoreditch on June 2nd.

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Cartography between Science, Art and Politics: Philippe Rekacewicz + Eyal Weizman Speaking at Goldsmiths

27 May 2010, Richard Hoggart Building, Room 309 Goldsmiths, University of London 17.00-19.00 Maps are not the same thing as territory. At best they are only a representation of reality on the ground. Maps merely reveal what map-makers or their … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism as Horror: Wolfen and the Political Unconscious of Real Estate

‘The South Bronx and Wall Street, what’s the connection?’, wonders an expert on the psychology of terrorism mid-way through the 1981 horror film Wolfen. For those not from NY, the South Bronx is not an exact location and its boundaries … Continue reading

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Uneven Geographies at Nottingham Contemporary

Uneven Geographies opens this weekend at Nottingham Contemporary.

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Mapping Conspiracy

In the end of his essay ‘Cognitive Mapping’ from 1988, Fredric Jameson makes what seems to be a disparaging remark about the ubiquity of the theme of paranoia in contemporary cultural production.  ‘Conspiracy’, he writes, ‘one is tempted to say, … Continue reading

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