Entries from June 2009

10 Years J18 1999 – Carnival Against Capitalism

10 years after June 18

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It’s worth pointing out that today it’s a decade ago that the international protests dubbed J18 against the G8 meeting in Cologne took place in many cities around the world.
I was in London at the time for the protest there, organised by Reclaim The Streets, which was a pivotal point in the development of a possible revolutionary movement in the UK. What seemed to be a peak and the start of something new would soon decline and be suppressed. [Read more →]

Datacide Event at Electrode 09 in Rome

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VENERDI’ 12 GIUGNO @ 21.00
DATACIDE CONFERENCE 01 : cultura elettronica e controcultura

DUKA: introduzione
CHRISTOPH FRINGELI: hedonsm and revolution
HANS CHRISTIAN PSAAR: kindertotenlieder for rave culture

SABATO 13 GIUGNO @ 21.00
DATACIDE CONFERENCE 02 : cultura elettronica e controcultura

DUKA: introduzione
NEIL TRANSPONTINE: a loop da loop era: towards an (anti)history of “rave”
ALEXIS WOLTON: tortugan towerblocks: pirate signals in the 90s

All datacide talks will be held in English with simultaneous translation in Italian.

This datacide event is part of Electrode 09 at Forte Prenestino in Rome. For the full lineup including parties please visit the website of Forte Prenestino and the website of Electrode 09.