CHIROT ZERO ZINE--ANNOUNCING NEW BLOG

Dear Followers, Friends, fellow Workers:

I have just begun a new blog/zine called
Chirot Zero Zine A Heap of Rubble--
Anarkeyology of hand eye ear notations
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http://chirotzerozine.blogspot.com
the blog is more exusively concerned than this one with presenting essays, reviews (inc. "bad reviews") , Visual Poetry, Sound Poetry, Event Scores, Manifestos, Manifotofestos, rantin' & raving, rock'roll, music all sorts--by myself and others--if you are interested in being a contributor, please feel free to contact me at david.chirot@gmail.com
as with this blog, the arts are investigated as a part of rather than apart from the historical, economic, political actualities of yesterday, today, & tomorrow
as with al my blogs--
contributions in any language are welcome

Free Leonard Peltier

Free Leonard Peltier
The government under pretext of security and progress, liberated us from our land, resources, culture, dignity and future. They violated every treaty they ever made with us. I use the word “liberated” loosely and sarcastically, in the same vein that I view the use of the words “collateral damage” when they kill innocent men, women and children. They describe people defending their homelands as terrorists, savages and hostiles . . . My words reach out to the non-Indian: Look now before it is too late—see what is being done to others in your name and see what destruction you sanction when you say nothing. --Leonard Peltier, Annual Message January 2004 (Leonard Peltier is now serving 31st year as an internationally recognized Political Prisoner of the United States Government)

Injustice Continues: Leonard Peltier Again Denied Parole

# Injustice continues: Leonard Peltier denied parole‎ - By Mahtowin A wave of outrage swept the progressive community worldwide at the news that Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier was denied parole on Aug. ... Workers World - 2 related articles » US denies parole to American Indian activist Leonard Peltier‎ - AFP - 312 related articles » # Free Leonard Peltier 2009 PRISON WRITINGS...My Life Is My Sun Dance Leonard Peltier © 1999. # Prison Writings: My Life Is My Sun Dance - by Leonard Peltier, Harvey Arden - 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages Edited by Harvey Arden, with an Introduction by Chief Arvol Looking Horse, and a Preface by former Attorney General Ramsey Clark. In 1977, Leonard Peltier... books.google.com/books?isbn=0312263805... - # Leonard Peltier, American Indian Activist, Denied Parole And Won't ... Aug 21, 2009 ... BISMARCK, ND — American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, imprisoned since 1977 for the deaths of two FBI agents, has been denied parole ... www.huffingtonpost.com/.../leonard-peltier-american_n_265764.html - Cached - Similar - #

Gaza--War Crime: Collective Punishment of 1.5 Million Persons--Recognized as "The World's Largest Concentration Camp"

Number of Iraquis Killed Since USA 2003 Invasion began

Just Foreign Policy Iraqi Death Estimator

US & International Personnel losses in Iraq &Afghanistan; Costs of the 2 Wars to US


Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America's War On Iraq: 4,667
icasualties.org/oif/

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 1,453
http://icasualties.org/oef/


=

Cost of War in Iraq

$691,188,637,164

Cost of War in Afghanistan
$229,137,844,021

The cost in your community

www.nationalpriorities.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=182

flickr: DEATH FROM THIS WINDOW/DOORS OF GUANTANAMO--Essays, Links, Video-- US use of Torture

VISUAL POETRY/MAIL ART CALL Cracking World’s Walls & Codes Concrete & Virtual

Cracking World’s Walls & Codes Concrete & Virtual


VISUAL POETRY/MAIL ART CALL
No Sieges, Tortures, Starvation & Surveillance
GAZA-GUANTANAMO-ABU GHRAIB—THE GLOBE
Deadline/Fecha Limite: SinsLimite/ongoing
Size: No limit/Sin Limite
No Limit on Number of Works sent
No Limit on Number of Times New Works Are Sent
Documentation: on my blog
http://davidbaptistechirot.blogspot.com
Addresses: david.chirot@gmail.com
David Baptiste Chirot
740 N 29 #108
Milwaukee, WI 53208
USA

Miss Universe Visits Guantanamo: 'A Loooot Of Fun!'



Miss Universe Visits Guantanamo: 'A Loooot Of Fun!'


The current 'Miss Universe' Dayana Mendoza (formerly Miss Venezuela) and 'Miss America' Crystal Stewart visited US troops stationed in Guantanamo Bay on March 20th, the New York Times reports. Here's Mendoza's account of the visit from her pageant blog last Friday. She says the trip "was a loooot of fun!"

This week, Guantánamo!!! It was an incredible experience...All the guys from the Army were amazing with us. We visited the Detainees camps and we saw the jails, where they shower, how the recreate themselves with movies, classes of art, books. It was very interesting. We took a ride with the Marines around the land to see the division of Gitmo and Cuba while they were informed us with a little bit of history.


The water in Guantánamo Bay is soooo beautiful! It was unbelievable, we were able to enjoy it for at least an hour. We went to the glass beach, and realized the name of it comes from the little pieces of broken glass from hundred of years ago. It is pretty to see all the colors shining with the sun. That day we met a beautiful lady named Rebeca who does wonders with the glasses from the beach. She creates jewelry with it and of course I bought a necklace from her that will remind me of Guantánamo Bay :)

I didn't want to leave, it was such a relaxing place, so calm and beautiful.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

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US Is Doing No Good in Afghanistan By Malalai Joya



As an Afghan woman who was elected to Parliament, I am in the United States to ask President Barack Obama to immediately end the occupation of my countrycristina ().
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article23943.htm
 
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Peace Action: E-news: From Afghanistan to the White House




Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009 10:01:58 -0500
From: Peaceact@mail.democracyinaction.org
To: davidbchirot@hotmail.com
Subject: E-news: From Afghanistan to the White House


Dear David,
In this month's e-newsletter we highlight our work in Afghanistan, an upcoming conference in DC, a perspective on nuclear disarmament from one of our board members, and introduce three new staff members. I hope you enjoy!



Peace Action brings the peace perspective from Afghanistan to the White House
Late September and early October was a busy time for Peace Action. Peace Action's Policy and Organizing Director Paul Kawika Martin visited Afghanistan as part of a citizen peace delegation, and upon return to the US went directly to the White House, where national Peace Action staff, board members, and local Peace Action members were participating in civil disobedience to draw President Obama's attention to ongoing opposition to the war. Click here to read the full article.
What Savvy Leaders Could Do to Move Toward a Nuclear-Free World (Obama--Are You Listening?) (article by Peace Action Board member Dr. Lawrence Wittner)
Addressing a U.N. Security Council Summit on September 24, 2009, President Barack Obama observed that the resolution unanimously adopted by the Security Council earlier that day "enshrines our shared commitment to the goal of a world without nuclear weapons."
But the enthusiasm for this measure among the representatives of major nations should not obscure the fact that securing their commitment to a nuclear-free world was for years an uphill struggle, one that began, with some political sleight-of-hand, in a nuclear superpower, the Soviet Union. Click here to read the full article.

Urge your Representatives to end the war in Afghanistan

The US is at a turning point on Afghanistan. President Obama continues to deliberate on sending more troops, giving us more time to pressure him to end the escalation and bring the troops home. Contact your Representative today, letting them know you want to see an end to the war


Three new staff join Peace Action!
Judith LeBlanc, Lisa Putkey and David Kunes have recently joined Peace Action. They will be focusing primarily on organizing around nuclear disarmament, ending the occupation of Afghanistan, and communications and media outreach. Read their bios here.

Sincerely,

Kevin M. Martin
Executive Director
Peace Action





 

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Equality Wisconsin Wins First Step toward Domestic Partner Benefits for Milwaukee County Employees




Subject: Equality Wisconsin Wins First Step toward Domestic Partner Benefits for Milwaukee County Employees
To: davidbchirot@hotmail.com
From: ldahlk@equalitywi.org

Dear David,
 
On Thursday, November 5, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted to require a study of the fiscal and administrative effects of extending domestic partner benefits to its employees.  This is a major step in Equality Wisconsin's effort to make Milwaukee County accountable to all families.
 
Before the vote, Scott Walker and other county officials publicized greatly exaggerated estimates of the cost of extending benefits to domestic partners, and tied the study to county budget decisions, despite the fact that the study will be done at no additional cost to taxpayers. 
 
Our staff provided all board members with crtical information regarding enrollment figures and cost of the City of Milwaukee's domestic partner benefit package, as well as similar data from other Wisconsin cities and counties that provide these benefits.  We mobilized our membership to phone and email their supervisors, urging them to do the right thing, and following the vote, we sent out press releases.
 
With your support and participation, Equality Wisconsin will continue to speak for you in our efforts to insure equal rights for all citizens of our state.
 
Sincerely,
Ray Vahey, President

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Boletín Nº 28 “El arte de la esquina”.





             Ya está publicado el Boletín Nº 28 "El arte de la esquina". Puede ser visitado en el siguiente link:

http://elartedelaesquina.blogspot.com/

 

Agradeceré su difusión

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Guardian UK: Israel 'personally attacking human rights group' after Gaza war criticism:

America's "NE MCCARTHYISM" as it is called abroad--

Israel 'personally attacking human rights group' after Gaza war criticism:
 
America's leading human rights organisation has accused Israel and its supporters of an "organised campaign" of false allegations and misinformation, including "extremely personal attacks" on its staff, in an attempt to discredit the group over its reports of war crimes in Gaza.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/nov/13/israel-human-rights-watch-gaza
 


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Assad, in Paris: Israel doesn't want peace with Syria:

Assad, in Paris: Israel doesn't want peace with Syria:
 
Assad reiterated his complaint that Israel is not fully committed to talks mediated by Turkey. He said the mediator and Syria are ready but what is missing is an Israeli partner ready to move forward and "ready to reach a result.
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1128017.html


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US to Seize Mosques Linked to Iran By AP

US to Seize Mosques Linked to Iran
 
By AP
 
US Federal prosecutors are seeking to take over four mosques and a New York City skyscraper owned by a Muslim organisation suspected of being controlled by the Iranian government
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article23956.htm
 


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US begins seizures of American Mosque, School "tied to Iran"

 
U.S. Marshals serve notice to Potomac Islamic school:
 
Three armed U.S. Marshals delivered notices initiating possible seizure proceedings against the Islamic Education Center in Potomac on Friday morning as authorities moved against properties tied to a New York foundation they say has links to the Iranian government.
http://snipurl.com/t85ry
 
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Muslims decry move to seize Houston mosque:
 
The news provoked confusion and anger among Houston's Shia Muslims, many of whom worship at the center's mosque or send their children to an Islamic school that occupies the same large white building at 2313 S. Voss.
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/religion/6717563.html
 


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=== Detainees to Get 'The-State-Always-Wins' System of 'Justice' By Glenn Greenwald r

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Detainees to Get 'The-State-Always-Wins' System of 'Justice'
 
By Glenn Greenwald
 
What we have here is not an announcement that all terrorism suspects are entitled to real trials in a real American court. Instead, what we have is a multi-tiered justice system, where only certain individuals are entitled to real trials:  namely, those whom the Government is convinced ahead of time it can convict.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article23963.htm
 


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Khadr to face US military tribunal:

Khadr to face US military tribunal:
 
 A Canadian held at the Guantanamo Bay prison who is accused of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan will face a military commission.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2009/11/2009111317582339276.html
 


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Goldstone to Haaretz: U.S. does not have to protect Israel blindly:

 
Goldstone to Haaretz: U.S. does not have to protect Israel blindly:
 
 Judge Richard Goldstone told Haaretz Thursday that President Shimon Peres' remarks criticizing him were "specious and ill-befitting the head of State of Israel."
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1127942.html
 


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CALL FOR ZINE: SEND ME YOUR DOODLES


mANY THANKS TAMARA FOR THE GREAT PROJECT!

To: fluxlist@yahoogroups.com
From: tamarawyndham@yahoo.com
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009 05:16:24 +0000
Subject: [fluxlist] SEND ME YOUR DOODLES

 
SEND ME YOUR DOODLES

Do you doodle when you're on the phone, watching tv, in a meeting or class, or wherever? Lots of people love to doodle and draw, and most of the time it ends up in the trash. Now there's a home for your doodles. I'm starting a zine just for doodlers called Oodles of Doodles. It's a 22-page, black & white, digest size art zine for doodlers to share their doodles.
There's no deadline. When one if filled, I'll start a new one. No size restriction, doodles are no larger than a piece of paper anyway. Medium is usually a pen or marker. Documentation: When the zine is full I'll send you a copy.

No deadline.

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Morality vs. Material Interests Myths of Our Time By Paul Craig Roberts

Morality vs. Material Interests
 
Myths of Our Time
 
By Paul Craig Roberts
 
Humanity has endeavored for millennia to control evil with morality. In the American "superpower," this effort has collapsed and failed.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article23958.htm
 


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US does 'about-turn' over Honduras:

US does 'about-turn' over Honduras:
 
Manuel Zelaya said on Thursday that US officials "have suddenly declared they are going to wait for the elections because they changed their position midstream."
http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=111176&sectionid=351020706
 
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Visual Poetry & Mail Art Links--from Guido Vermuelen

i highly recommend the site Vortice Argentina listed here--


FERNANDO GARCIA DELGADO

by Guido, your friend
Site of Vortice Argentina, mail art and visual poetry, proposes a yearly mail art day event (on December 5). You can download participation coupon from the site.
posted 15 hours ago
friour

Link MURIEL FREGA

by Guido, your friend
Blog of the artist Muriel Frega from Argentina, also involved in mail art.
posted 15 hours ago
friour

Link Bernhard Zilling

by Guido, your friend
Site on the mail art activities of Bernhard Zilling from Germany. On the site an on line documentation of the 2008 project on rich and poor.
posted 15 hours ago


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Brasscheck TV: New growth industry: X-raying Americans


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You ain't seen nothing yet.

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Dahr Jamail on censorship & supression of GI resisters by Sheila Dean

By Sheila Dean
Dahr Jamail on censorship & supression of GI resisters

Dahr Jamail, bestselling author of Beyond The Green Zone distills the struggle of GI resisters. He reports on the post-military process for active service members who either cannot or will not return to the call of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

ACLU: Urge Holder to try all detainees in federal courts






Because Freedom Can't Protect Itself

Dear ACLU Supporter,

Your support and determination helped the ACLU win an important first step for justice today.
 
In a victory for due process and the rule of law, the Obama administration just announced that the defendants charged in connection with the 9/11 attacks will be tried in federal court rather than in the Guantánamo military commissions.

It's an important step forward towards restoring core American values of justice and fairness. Unfortunately, it is accompanied by an announcement that the administration has chosen to prosecute some other Guantánamo detainees in the unsalvageable military commissions system.

You and the ACLU have stood together and insisted, if America is going to remain a nation of laws, those held at Guantánamo Bay must have their fair day in court.

Today's transfer of these high-profile cases is a significant step forward, and we are grateful for the leadership of Attorney General Holder and the Obama administration. At the same time, we must insist that justice cannot be served by trying any detainees in the discredited military commissions system.

Send Attorney General Holder a message of support for an important step forward, and urge him to try all terrorism suspects in our tried and true courts.

The ACLU has argued all along that our federal courts have proven to be fully capable of handling terrorism cases involving sensitive national security information while protecting the American values of justice and due process.
 
Through the ACLU's John Adams Project, a joint effort with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), we have provided legal assistance to today's transferees. We've sought to raise awareness of the serious deficiencies of the Guantánamo military commissions. And we've succeeded in stopping the military commissions from fast-tracking illegitimate guilty verdicts and subsequent death sentences.
 
The ACLU continues to call for the abolition of the deeply-flawed military commissions and to insist that holding any prisoners indefinitely without charges or trial flies in the face of fundamental American ideals. Justice can only be served in our tried and true courts. While today's announcement is a step in the right direction, we can't let up until all of the Guantánamo detainees are given fair trials.

Send Attorney General Holder a message of support for an important step forward, and remind him that justice can only be served in our tried and true courts.

With today's announcement that the 9/11 detainees' cases will be transferred to federal courts, the ACLU/NACDL John Adams Project will be formally discontinued. However, the ACLU will continue to fight for a fair and constitutional resolution of all detainees' cases.

Thank you for the support that has made today's forward progress possible—and for standing with the ACLU until Guantánamo is closed, the military commissions are shut down and indefinite detention is brought to an end.

Sincerely,

Anthony D. Romero Anthony D. Romero
Anthony D. Romero
Executive Director
American Civil Liberties Union



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KriKri at STAnaza Vritual Poetry Festial webcast live tonight & links for all festival webcasts

Helen White sent a message to the members of Krikri.

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Subject: get a cup of cocoa, sit back down, don't go out ... it's cold outside

Hi everyone
Last spam of the month, I promise...

If you couldn't make In De Kersenboom and Kirkju last night, you can watch Krikri (Maja Jantar, Jelle Meander, Helen White) performing online at the StAnza virtual poetry festival tomorrow at 20:50 in Britain, 21:50 in central Europe, 15:50 in New York and Toronto etc. The full programme - which runs for most of the day and includes a hugely eclectic mix of poetry styles from all over the world - is online at http://www.facebook.com/l/cc31a;www.stanzapoetry.org/virtual-festival.php . You can watch the webcast live there or at http://www.facebook.com/l/cc31a;stream01.streaming-services.co.uk/byretheatre.

Keep warm,
Helen
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Hallo iedereen

Morgenavond om 21:50 (Europese tijd) is Krikri (Maja Jantar, Jelle Meander, Helen White) via live streaming te zien op het StAnza virtual poetry festival. De webcast kan je bekijken op http://www.facebook.com/l/cc31a;www.stanzapoetry.org/virtual-festival.php of http://www.facebook.com/l/cc31a;stream01.streaming-services.co.uk/byretheatre.

De volledige programma staat nu al online op http://www.facebook.com/l/cc31a;www.stanzapoetry.org/virtual-festival.php, met dichters uit Stavenger, Mumbai, Tblisi, Sacramento ... trouwens is Heike Fiedler ook om 14:50 te zien, die in 2004 bij Krikri optrad.

Tot dan,
Helen

Feeding America: Urgent! Take Action Now to Help End Childhood Hunger





Feeding America - Formerly Known as America's Second Harvest - Hunger Advocate
 

Dear David-Baptiste,

Last fall, President Obama made a historic pledge to end childhood hunger by 2015.  To help move this goal forward, the President must include substantial new funding in his FY 2011 budget for child nutrition programs.  In addition, Congress must make important changes to child nutrition programs through the legislative process to ensure that these programs are more effective in reaching needy children.

Federal child nutrition programs–including the School Breakfast and School Lunch Programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)–play a critical role in addressing the needs of food-insecure children.  We need your help to make sure these programs are strengthened.

It is up to the anti-hunger community to keep up the pressure and ensure that President Obama's budget includes enough funding for child nutrition programs to end childhood hunger by 2015.  Please take a few moments today to raise your voice and share your commitment to achieving this important goal.  We are asking you to take action in two important ways:

To take further action please visit the Hunger Action Center.

The numbers of food-insecure children in our communities are growing–and the time to act is now.  We need the full backing of Administration and Congress to help make an end to childhood hunger a reality.

Your support for federal child nutrition programs will make a difference for millions of children–in your community and throughout the nation.


 
 

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Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago presents Italics










November 13, 2009






Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago



Berti Simone
Senza titolo (Untitled), 1999
Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milano




Italics: Italian Art Between Tradition and Revolution
1968-2008

November 14, 2009 - February 14, 2010

Guest curated by Francesco Bonami, curator of the upcoming
Whitney Biennial


Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
220 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.mcachicago.org

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Contemporary Italian art is full of contradictions and dualities: the past and the present; tradition and revolution; religion and sensuality; ancient ruins and high design. While the term "Italian art" conjures iconic frescoes, romantic human forms, and gilded richness, Italy is also a source of new creativity and innovation. From Arte Povera to minimalism, from post-pop to the neo avant-garde, contemporary Italian art forges new identities and offers fresh perspectives on its changing culture. Francesco Bonami says, "This country, blessed with so many exceptional talents, has trapped them in an invisible box. Italics does not pretend to rewrite 40 years of art history, but rather to tell a different tale in a new way."

Italics is the first major exhibition to substantially address the vast transformation in Italian art since the Guggenheim Museum shot Italian Metamorphosis, which focused on Italian art from 1943 to 1967. Italics begins in 1968, the year that marked the end of the post-war boom in the rebuilding of Italy after World War II, and the eruption of a global cultural revolution that radically challenged social foundations.

The exhibition opens in the fourth-floor atrium with a spectacular new sculptural work by Maurizio Cattelan, titled All (2008). Nine shrouded corpses, sculpted from white marble, symbolically lay to rest the ghosts of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque past, while offering commentary on the tensions of the present moment. Italics looks through the landscape of history to view the past not as a burden but as a source of endless inspiration. Immersed in the weight of Italy's history and tradition, Italics attempts to excavate a great, ancient, and contemporary civilization that is split between a glorious past and an uncertain future. Italics presents a close-up examination of artistic expression that grapples with an understanding of both local and international cultural transformations.

Italics also examines the revolutionary art production and experimentation of artists whose work spans all visual media to create thought-provoking dialogues across generations and cultures. Presented in arrangements loosely structured around themes of family, self, politics, and design, Italics connects the work of internationally known Italian artists from an earlier generation including two of the leading exponents of Arte Povera -- Mario Merz and Alighiero Boetti, along with Lucio Fontana -- to the Transavanguardia artists -- Francesco Clemente and Enzo Cucchi -- with a younger generation of artists such as Maurizio Cattelan, Stefano Arienti, Paola Pivi, Giuseppe Gabellone, and Luisa Lambri. Yet at the same time, Italics questions the desire to reduce Italian art to its well known artistic movements, as well as challenges stereotypical notions of Italy.

Italics: Italian Art between Tradition and Revolution 1968-2008 is a ground-breaking exhibition devoted to contemporary Italian art and creativity, co-presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago, and the Palazzo Grassi, Venice, on view at the MCA from November 14, 2009-February 14, 2010. Guest curated by Francesco Bonami, curator of the upcoming Whitney Biennial, Italics presents more than 80 Italian artists active during the past four decades whose work offers a deep sense of originality and vitality, whether embracing their classical roots, breaking away from traditions, or reflecting the social transformation of Italy.

Call 312.280.2660 or visit http://www.mcachicago.org for more information.









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dearet Petra
here is a foto i tyook my self when i was play with little joe joe
i showed him we can make hats from the boxes the  bottlesof delicious carrot juice came in
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New Directions in Museum Ethics








November 14, 2009






New Directions in Museum Ethics



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In response to a series of articles concerning museum ethics that appeared last week in the New York Times, The Art Newspaper, Time, New York Magazine, Brooklyn Rail, Artnet, and blogs such as Art Fag City, Modern Art Notes, and JamesWagner.com, we would like to bring to your attention several helpful resources on this subject and let you know about a conference taking place at the Seton Hall University today.


New Directions in Museum Ethics: A Conference of Graduate Student Research
November 14, 2009, 8:30 am-4:30pm
Seton Hall University
Science and Technology Building
Science Center Atrium & Room 101
South Orange, New Jersey
http://www.museumethics.org/

The International Council of Museums: Code of Ethics for Museums

http://icom.museum/ethics.html

American Association of Museums: Code of Ethics for Museums

http://www.aam-us.org/museumresources/ethics/index.cfm









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