This is the stuff of a Remx and Free Culture.
Party at Churchill’s to benefit ISAW.
The idea of bloggers loosing their jobs because of their blogs is old now. And institutions guilty of such act are not progressive and in many ways are disserving the community. I agree with KH, “Fire the staff who thought it woud be a smooth move to unhire Alesh”
Alesh tells his account.
In the the spirit of the DMCA passed by the US Congress, France and the EU are about to pass some terrible draconian laws. Projects like VLC are in potential danger; and by extension, all free/open source software will be criminalized.
An article aimed at the uninitiated.
This a nice how-to, involving a Pringles container. Link.
The guardian has an article on Miami and some post-ArtBasel reflections. It, of course, refers to Miami has ‘the city that coke built’–a Miami New times reference. The article focuses on Miami as a host city for culture. At CIFO, Manny Diaz said that was one of his goals. Well, here some international press confirming it.
This is a similar article; the noteworthy parts being, Robert Rauschenberg and Alain Robbe-Grillet was in town, Raleigh Hotel parties and a quote:
There were many events outside the Convention Centre. The most moving work I saw was at Miami Art Central, a museum set among Spanish-style bungalows in the suburbs. Here they were showing William Kentridge, a South African artist who does brilliant charcoal drawings that he works into disturbing films. I thought that these genuinely caught some of the horror and pain of the late 20th century.
Fredric Snitzer Gallery.
The (decom)press room at the new Miami Beach Library.
What is left from the old library. It has serve as the Art Basel Video Lounge.