See Red Women S Workshop

Author: Prue Stevenson
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ISBN: 9781909829077
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A feminist silkscreen poster collective founded in London in 1974 by three former art students, the See Red Women's Workshop grew out of a shared desire to combat sexist images of women and to create positive and challenging alternatives. Women from different backgrounds came together to make posters and calendars that tackled issues of sexuality, identity and oppression. With humor and bold, colorful graphics, See Red expressed the personal experiences of women as well as their role in wider struggles for change.

See Red Women S Workshop Feminist Posters 1974 1990 By Prudence Stevenson Susan Mackie Anne Robinson And Jess Baines

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Eyeball Cards

Author: William Hogan
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ISBN: 9781909829084
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From the hiss and crackle of Britain?s CB radio heyday, only Eyeball cards remain. These are the mysterious business cards of ?breakers? exchanged when British CB enthusiasts would meet up in person after chatting on the airwaves. These alternate identities are sometimes amusing, occasionally mundane, dark or bawdy, but always personal creations ? flotsam from a more innocent analogue world. This book is the first to document this late 70s and early 80s sub culture and presents hundreds of the funniest, strangest and most intriguing Eyeball cards from across the UK

Poster Workshop 1968 1971

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From 1968 to 1971, anyone could drop in to the basement in Camden Town and commission a poster from the Poster Workshop. In walked workers on strike, tenants associations, civil rights groups and liberation movements from all over the world. Inspired by the Atelier Populaire, set up in Paris in May 1968, the posters were made quickly to respond to what was needed, on a great number of themes: Vietnam, Northern Ireland, housing, workers rights, and revolution. The Poster Workshop thrived on the energy generated by the belief that huge changes were possible, through movements for equality, civil rights, freedom and revolution. It was an expression of that time - of excitement, change and hope.

Xenofeminism

Author: Helen Hester
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 150952066X
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In an era of accelerating technology and increasing complexity, how should we reimagine the emancipatory potential of feminism? How should gender politics be reconfigured in a world being transformed by automation, globalization and the digital revolution? These questions are addressed in this bold new book by Helen Hester, a founding member of the 'Laboria Cuboniks' collective that developed the acclaimed manifesto 'Xenofeminism: A Politics for Alienation'. Hester develops a three-part definition of xenofeminism grounded in the ideas of technomaterialism, anti-naturalism, and gender abolitionism. She elaborates these ideas in relation to assistive reproductive technologies and interrogates the relationship between reproduction and futurity, while steering clear of a problematic anti-natalism. Finally, she examines what xenofeminist technologies might look like in practice, using the history of one specific device to argue for a future-oriented gender politics that can facilitate alternative models of reproduction. Challenging and iconoclastic, this visionary book is the essential guide to one of the most exciting intellectual trends in contemporary feminism.

Seeing Power

Author: Nato Thompson
Editor: Melville House
ISBN: 1612190456
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In our chaotic world of co-opted imagery, does art still have power? A fog of images and information permeates the world nowadays: from advertising, television, radio, and film to the glut produced by the new economy and the rise of social media . . . where even our friends suddenly seem to be selling us the ultimate product: themselves. Here, Nato Thompson—one of the country’s most celebrated young curators and critics—investigates what this deluge means for those dedicated to socially engaged art and activism. How can anyone find a voice and make change in a world flooded with such pseudo-art? How are we supposed to discern what’s true in the product emanating from the ceaseless machine of consumer capitalism, a machine that appropriates from art history, and now from the methods of grassroots political organizing and even social networking? Thompson’s invigorating answers to those questions highlights the work of some of the most innovative and interesting artists and activists working today, as well as institutions that empower their communities to see power and reimagine it. From cooperative housing to anarchist infoshops to alternative art venues, Seeing Power reveals ways that art today can and does inspire innovation and dramatic transformation . . . perhaps as never before.

Dot Dot Dot 7

Author: Stuart Bailey
Editor: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9789077620014
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Dot Dot Dot is not your father's design magazine -- a high-gloss tombstone with decontextualized, overproduced work by the "usual suspects." Instead, what you'll find is a groundbreaking journal that fills a longstanding gap in graphic arts publishing: a venue for creative, interdisciplinary journalism on subjects that affect the way we think about and make design. We're proud to add it to our growing catalog of books and journals. For each issue, Dot Dot Dot invites a multidiscipllinary group of contributors to both write and design pieces about the past, present, and future of visual culture. Smart, passionate, and imaginatively designed, Dot Dot Dot is for graphic designers and anyone interested in the creative practice of the visual arts. Issue 7 includes "The Problem with Posters" by Rob Giampietro, "Mexico 1968/Rotterdam 2003" by Peter Bilak, "'Landy's (Failed) Gesture' and the General Intellect" by J.J. King, "The Every Day Story of Flesh-Eating, Blood-Sucking Freaks" by Steve Rushton (with John Russell), "Eno and the Long Now" by Michael Bracewell (with Brian Eno and Lucy McKenzie), and "Writing on Money" by Paul Elliman, among others.

Ufo Drawings From The National Archives

Author: David Clarke
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ISBN: 9781909829091
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Originally set up after a request from Winston Churchill, the Ministry of Defence?s UFO Desk ran for over 60 years, collating mysterious sightings and records of strange objects in the sky from observant members of the public. As well as letters and official reports, the UFO files contain photographs, drawings and even paintings of these curious sightings. 0David Clarke has selected examples from The National Archives to present a history of British UFO art and the remarkable stories behind these images, including an alien craft on the A1, flying saucers over Hampstead, and a spaceship landing at a primary school in Macclesfield.

Shot

Author: Kathy Shorr
Editor: powerHouse Books
ISBN: 9781576878330
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The increasing ubiquity of gun violence has unfortunately become the normacross the world, and particularly in the United States, where we have begun to hear abouthorror after horror on an almost daily basis. It has now started toproduce a numbing effect, a helplessness that allows us to hear the news and say, "Here we go again," and put it out of our mind. Gun violence is now something weexpect to happen. The goal of SHOT is to focus attention on the survivors of gun violence peoplewho have been shot and survived the experience. From across the United States, survivors from all races, many ethnicities, and from ages 8 80, including high andlow-profile shootings. These are the united faces of "survivorhood" 101images of 101 different, relatable people who have gone throughthis life altering experience. The majority of portraits are taken at the locations of the shootings. This adds another dimension to SHOT as most of these locations are banal, "normal"places we all visit: shopping centers, places of entertainment, churches, neighborhood streets, gyms, movie theaters, etc. Many of the shootings occur in the survivors' homes or in their cars. Shootings occur everywhere.Gun owners and NRAmembers are also included.It is not meant tobe polarizing, but rather to connect us to each other. SHOT allows us to explore the truth about the lived experience of gun violence in America."