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.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Printed Matter, Inc. presents The NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1



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Printed Matter, Inc. presents The NY Art Book Fair
November 5–7 at MoMA PS1


Preview:
Thursday, November 4, 6-9 p.m.


Exhibitor list and programming schedule online now

www.nyartbookfair.com


Printed Matter, Inc. and The NY Art Book Fair will take over all three floors of MoMA PS1, November 5–7, to present 275 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, museums, galleries, and artists from twenty-four countries, exhibiting the very best of contemporary art publishing. The Fair will open with a preview on Thursday, November 4 from 6-9 p.m. Admission to the preview and to the Fair is free.

Alongside the Contemporary Artists' Books Conference and The Classroom programming schedules, the NY Art Book Fair will include the special exhibition You Are Her, organized by Goteblüd (San Francisco), a collection of more than one thousand Riot Grrl zines from the '90s for reading and photocopying.

The NY Art Book Fair will also include project rooms organized by several publishers. Bedford Press & AA Bookshop (London), in collaboration with artist Joseph Grigely, will present Exhibition Prosthetics, an examination of art, architecture, and the conventions of exhibition production; Andrew Roth (New York) will present Ten Years of PPP Editions, a retrospective of work examining the historical intersections of photography and book art; e-flux (New York) will map a cosmology of texts, ideas, and contributors for its journal; Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI; New York) will present a screening program featuring new and historical video works drawn from its extensive collection; Fillip (Vancouver) will operate a free-distribution center for critical texts from the database of AAAARG.ORG (Los Angeles); PictureBox (Brooklyn) will present a survey that includes work by graphic artist King Terry, imagist Karl Wirsum, and horror-core draftsman Mat Brinkman; and students of Werkplaats Typografie (Arnhem), the Dutch super-school, will establish an alternative economic system for design services.

Other exhibitors' projects include:

The Netherlands, this year's featured country, presenting public programs, book launches, and a project room by Kunstverein Amsterdam and Witte de With (Rotterdam), alongside seventeen other Dutch publishers

Leidy Churchman's series of facsimile book paintings on wood, drawn from the stacks at the Museum of Modern Art Library to trace a unique portrait of artists' publications over the last century

Artists & Activists, a diverse group of collectives and individual artists focused on the intersection of art and activism, including Journal of Aesthetics and Protest (Los Angeles), GuerrillaGirlsBroadBand (New York), The Yes Men (New York), Bread and Puppet (Glover, Vermont), and Half Letter Press / Temporary Services (Chicago)

Zines by Artists, a lively selection of international zinesters who represent independent publishing at its most innovative and affordable, including The Holster (Brooklyn), Nieves (Zurich), Ooga Booga (Los Angeles), and ZINE'S MATE (Tokyo), alongside a special section of queer zines, including Girls Like Us (Amsterdam), Little Joe (London), Original Plumbing (San Francisco), and PINUPS (Brooklyn)

Limited editions published by Printed Matter, including new prints by artists Rachel Harrison, Christian Holstad, William E. Jones, and Misaki Kawai

All weekend long, The NY Art Book Fair will host performances, artist talks, and screenings organized by publishers from across the world, including:

• The Contemporary Artists' Books Conference, featuring a keynote discussion between Richard Hell, Josh Smith, and Christopher Wool. Full conference tickets, which include a newly commissioned book by Emily Roysdon, are now available online (single-session tickets are also available).

The Classroom, a series of informal conversations between artists, workshops, and readings, including Brian Belott (presented by f.ART), A.K. Burns & Sophie Mörner's RANDY magazine (presented by Capricious), Sumi Ink Club, and Olaf Nicolai (presented by Motto)

Jo Baer in conversation with her son Josh Baer (presented by Roma Publications); Paul Chan reading from his new book, Phaedrus Pron (Badlands Unlimited); Saul Anton in conversation with Boris Groys on Groys's new book, Going Public (e-flux); and an open conversation exploring how print culture is being changed by online publishing, with James Goggin, Jiminie Ha, Rob Giampietro, and Caleb Waldorf (presented by Triple Canopy)

Other programs include:

Special performance by Norwegian artists Nils Bech & Bendik Giske during the Fair's opening reception, Friday, November 4 from 6-9 p.m.

Book signings, including Vince Aletti (Presentation House Gallery); Jo Baer (ROMA Publications); Klaus Kertess (Gregory R. Miller & Co.); Nate Lowman (The Journal); and Dan Torop (A-Jump Books)

Musical performances by Excepter, presented by Showpaper; Pablo Picasso, presented by The Journal; and Certain Distinctions, organized by Swill Children, featuring choreography by Angela Vitacolonna, garment design by Mara Sloan, and improvised music by Lucky Dragons, Robert A.A. Lowe (Lichens), Driphouse, and Greg Fox (Liturgy, Teeth Mountain)

Visit www.nyartbookfair.com for a complete list of exhibitors and programs.

FAIR HOURS AND LOCATION

Printed Matter, Inc. presents
The NY Art Book Fair, November 5–7, 2010
Preview: November 4, 6-9 p.m.
MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave. at the intersection of 46th Ave., Long Island City, NY

Free and open to the public:
Thursday, November 4, 6-9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, November 5 & 6, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 7, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Press inquiries: Peter J. Russo, peter@printedmatter.org


Printed Matter, Inc. is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1976 by artists and art workers with the mission to foster the appreciation, dissemination, and understanding of artists' books and other artists' publications.

Printed Matter, Inc. has received support, in part, through grants from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City, Department of Cultural Affairs, the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, The Cowles Charitable Trust, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, the Schoenstadt Family Foundation, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Trust for Mutual Understanding, the Gesso Foundation, the Foundation for Contemporary, Arts, the Morris B. and Edith S. Cartin Family Foundation Inc., the Mondriaan Foundation, and individuals worldwide.

Printed Matter, Inc. and The NY Art Book Fair thank our generous sponsors for their support of these events:









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