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CONFERENCE, New York | Culture of Cities

CONFERENCE, New York | Culture of Cities | Scenes of Innovation | Scoop.it
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Deadline for abstracts May 8th, 2013

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The Riot Grrrl Collection at NYU Is Getting a Book

The Riot Grrrl Collection at NYU Is Getting a Book | Scenes of Innovation | Scoop.it

The Fales Collection at New York University's Bobst Library houses the Riot Grrrl Collection, an archive of zines, journals, artwork, correspondences, and other documents from the movement spanning 1989-1996. It features contributions from Bikini Kill/Le Tigre's Kathleen Hanna, Le Tigre's Johanna Fateman, Bratmobile's Molly Neuman, and more.

 

Now there's good news for those unable to visit the archive in person. On May 5, The Feminist Press will publish a book collecting reproductions of many of its zines, posters, and other printed matter. The book is edited by Fales senior archivist Lisa Darms, who launched the collection (and also lived in Olympia throughout the 1990s). It includes an essay by Le Tigre's Fateman, who donated her zines and writings


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Complex-cities. Art, mapping, within the new digitised city space ...

Art, mapping, within the new digitised city space. ... “Situationists promised that their architecture would one day revolutionise everyday life and release the ordinary citizen into a world of experiment, anarchy and play.” Simon ...

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The Urban Fire Next Time

The Urban Fire Next Time | Scenes of Innovation | Scoop.it
Cities are entering a new era of neglect by the federal government.
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Last day for discount tickets to Future Food Salon II: Crickets on the tip of your tongue

Last day for discount tickets to Future Food Salon II: Crickets on the tip of your tongue | Scenes of Innovation | Scoop.it
In two & a half weeks, Future Food Salon II will be here! I hope you might join us - for some talk, some art, some music, and something to amuse your palate. Free food for all - including crick...
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A “Future Food Salon” Puts Bugs on the Menu | culture | Torontoist

A “Future Food Salon” Puts Bugs on the Menu | culture | Torontoist | Scenes of Innovation | Scoop.it
Typically, the sound of crickets at an event means it's a less than stellar one. But at Thursday's Future Food Salon, the little insects were the stars of

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Curious eaters gathered for a chance to taste the future. And the future tastes like crickets.

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Retrofuturism 22: Go Back to 1968 with the Situationists - Histories of ...

Retrofuturism 22: Go Back to 1968 with the Situationists - Histories of ... | Scenes of Innovation | Scoop.it
First up: the Situationists. They were really a Silent Gen movement, a short-lived and limited European movement, which was a weird type of Marxism enacted by means of artistic creation. The Situationists tried to recover ...

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Cities get smart: urban innovation - in pictures

Cities get smart: urban innovation - in pictures | Scenes of Innovation | Scoop.it
Forget flying cars and robots, the cities of the near future will be getting 'smart' using a combination of high- and low-tech solutions.
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