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
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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, February 20, 2010

NYT "Mystery" Op-Ed calls for more deaths of innocents in Afghanistan -- Ask the New York Times Public Editor to investigate

NYT "Mystery" Op-Ed calls for more deaths of innocents in Afghanistan
The New York Times op-ed page has given a platform to a "mystery op-ed" of dubious provenance that slammed the Obama Administration for having *too low a tolerance* for civilian deaths in Afghanistan.
http://www.justforeignpolicy.org/node/488

Ask the New York Times Public Editor to investigate why this op-ed was published without informing readers who the author is - and what the author's connection might be to those who profit from US use of airstrikes, heedless of civilian casualties.
public@nytimes.com

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Think tank tells Israeli government to declare war on peace groups

They're baaaaack - Israel's "most influential" think tank tells Israeli government to "attack" and "sabotage" global peace and human rights groups (as opposed to domestic groups which are already under attack.)
I wrote last month about the Reut (pronounced Ray-OOT) Institute's report on what they see as the new existential threat to Israel. No longer military, the report said, the primary threat to Israel is political. Israel must fight a "delegitimization network" of peace and human rights groups based largely in four international "hubs": Toronto, Madrid, London and the San Francisco Bay Area (where Jewish Voice for Peace is located.)
(Now, more of the report is available on-line, including a cool animated PowerPoint! Read terrific in-depth pieces on the new material by Ali Abunimah and Richard Silverstein.)
There are many astonishing elements of the report. One is the blame it places on others including the global left for the increasing political viability of a one-state solution. In fact it is Israel's never-ending expansion of settlements that has made a two-state solution seem more and more unlikely by the day, not the global human rights movement. What groups like Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) seek to delegitimize is the occupation and massive inequality and human rights violations committed against Palestinians, not Israel itself. Even most Palestinians, polls show, want their own viable state over a one-state solution. (JVP is neutral on the issue of one state or two or three for that matter, supporting any resolution consistent with international law which is largely supported by both parties.)
If the Israelis really wanted the Palestinians to have a state of their own, they could have made it happen years ago and the entire world would have cheered, and since 2002, they would have had full relations with all their Arab neighbors. But instead, the Israeli government has used endless peace negotiations as a way to expand settlements while keeping the international community at bay.  If the one-state solution marks the greatest existential threat to Israel, as the Reut report suggests, the Israeli government has no one to blame
but itself. The global peace and justice movement is the symptom, not the cause.
Secondly, the report actually dares to suggest "sabotage" of groups like Jewish Voice for Peace who are part of an international peace and justice  human rights network and who actively support Israeli and Palestinian activists on the ground (our sites include: www.December18th.org, www.FreeEzra.org, www.TheOnlyDemocracy.org etc..). We take this very seriously. Perhaps this is the way NGOs are
increasingly handled in Israel, especially under Netanyahu. But it's certainly not how the government, and especially a foreign government, is expected to respond to law- abiding NGOs here in the United States (Ahem, Cointelpro and other efforts notwithstanding). And frankly, we won't stand for it.
Plus it's just a stupid idea.
How a report that says in one breath that Israel's future lies in branding itself as a high-tech, eco-conscious and cultured democracy while simultaneously suggesting "sabotage" and "attacks" on law-abiding peace groups is stunning.  Instead of driving a wedge between "soft" and "hard" critics of Israel, as the report suggests, promoting these kinds of war-like responses against human rights groups will backfire and turn the most casual critics of Israeli policies into supporters of much harsher measures. This, after all, is
the primary legacy of Cast Lead, Israel's massive attack on Gaza's entrapped population.
If the Reut Institute really wanted to offer some helpful advice on how Israel might stop the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, they might start by advising the Israeli government to end the
occupation.
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Final Day: 'Head to Head' for Transitions 9, The Exchange, Penzance




From: alexandrazierle@hotmail.com
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Subject: Final Day: 'Head to Head' for Transitions 9, The Exchange, Penzance
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 09:21:02 +0000


**Apologies for cross postings**

Colleagues and Friends,

Between Tuesday 16th and Saturday 20th February we have been taking part in week 4 of The Newlyn Gallery and The Exchange's yearly Transition exhibition - an opportunity for artists, or artist groups, to use the gallery space at The Exchange to look at how a series of works is developing or to try out ideas for an installation or interactive project.

'Head to Head'
The functions of the body and particular the head as a verbal communication centre and sensory platform has played an intrinsic part in most of Zierle and Carter's collaborative performance work. Having previously used various methods of wrapping and revealing the head from its covers, the two performers will now experiment with new materials and imagery, looking for a 'poetic visual language' and the relationships between the rational aspect of the head and the inner sensing of intuitive knowing. Using Transition 9 as a testing ground, Zierle and Carter will explore unusual ways of constructing these 'head disguises', trying out new functions and actions in the space whilst continually evaluating the process. For the development of the work the audience's role as collaborator and witness will be key.

Transitions 9 programme:

Transition has made a successful annual contribution to Newlyn Art Gallery's exhibition programme since 2000 and Transition 9 will be the first time the exhibition project takes place at The Exchange in Penzance. Transition gives artists the time and space to take ideas forward in a public environment, aiming to resolve conceptual and practical issues, without the constraints of presenting a finalised exhibition.

Please find attached a poster and a selection of images from this week for reference. For more information on Transitions 9 please click here. Transitions 9 takes place from Tuesday 26th January until Saturday 20th February with 4 weekly slots.


Thank you and we hope you can make it along today.

Warm regards


Alexandra Zierle & Paul Carter


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Mexico: Novedades en Artes e Historia No. 415





Semanario Cultural

Especial
"Ver" la música:
Fernando Aceves, fotógrafo
Esther Seligson,
poeta y narradora, traductora y ensayista

Antropología e Historia


Se presentará el libro Las milicias del rey de España, en la Librería del Fondo de Cultura Económica

Restauran primeras fotos de la Columna de Independencia, de Antonio Rivas Mercado

Ignacio Bernal: Protagonista de la arqueología mexicana del siglo XX, en Oaxaca

Fue Ignacio Manuel Altamirano un periodista comprometido con la concientización

Programa de Actividades del Bicentenario de la Independencia y Centenario de la Revolución Mexicana

Religión, costumbres, sociedad, política y cultura novohispanas, esta semana en Discutamos México

El monolito de la diosa lunar Coyolxauhqui cumple 32 años de haber sido descubierto
Literatura


El FCE y la UNAM echan una mirada al desencuentro con la lectura, en la Librería Octavio Paz

Falleció en la ciudad de México Esther Seligson, destacada escritora y traductora
Artes


La mancha de sangre: La Filmoteca de la UNAM celebra su 50º aniversario con Memorias recuperadas

Con un llamado a la creación de circuitos alternos de producción artística finalizó Arte Correo

Lanzan Ópera Prima. Las Voces del Bicentenario, el primer reality show de ópera de México

Participa México con gran éxito en la 34 Feria Internacional del Libro de Calcuta

Duplica el Fonca el número de residencias artísticas y de becas para estudios en el extranjero
Cine


BBVA Bancomer y Cinépolis premia a los ganadores del Segundo Concurso Hazlo en Corto-metraje

8o Mercado de Cine Iberoamericano, dentro del 25 Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara

much´tal jedz + Tribus imaginarias, en el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Ateneo de Yucatán

La Gira Ambulante incrementó su público de 12 mil a 46 mil personas en cinco años

VI Encuentro Iberoamericano de Coproducción Cinematográfica (FICG 25)
reseñas Museos


Noche de Lágrimas negras, con Betsabeé Romero, en el Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso

En el Museo del Templo Mayor la Tlaltecuhtli daría bienvenida a la exposición Moctezuma II

Tras su éxito en París, Teotihuacan. Misteriosa ciudad de pirámides asombra a suizos

Se inaugura en Bélgica Imágenes del mexicano, exposición de Conaculta, el INBA y el MUNAL

Artistas de 11 países muestran su visión acerca de la infancia y su relación con la psique adulta

Viajará a la ciudad de Guanajuato una parte de la colección del Museo Nacional de San Carlos

Hagamos muchos papalotes, taller ecológico en el Museo de Arte Popular (MAP)
reseñas Libros


La vida en el campo,
de Giovanni Verga
reseñas Música


Toda la luz... Esther Seligson: in memoriam, en la Sala Manuel M. Ponce el Palacio de Bellas Artes

Viaje sonoro y reflexivo de El Gabinete, durante la presentación de su disco en el Teatro de la Ciudad

La profunda suavidad de los sonidos rinde homenaje a Federico Chopin en el mes de febrero

Se reestrena en México la ópera Tata Vasco, sobre la llegada del primer obispo de Michoacán
 





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¿Orgulloso de ser mexicano?


payaso


Las solas soledades de sólo un par de amigos 5/27


Tatuajes transfronterizos


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Teatro
Prendida de las lámparas
Sala Xavier Villaurrutia
del jueves 11 de febrero al viernes 19 de marzo

Fronteras
Teatro Orientación
del jueves 11 de febrero al domingo 28 de febrero

El autobús
Teatro El Granero, Xavier Rojas
del lunes 8 de febrero al martes 23 de marzo

Danza
El lago de los cisnes
Isleta del Lago del Viejo Bosque de Chapultepec
del sábado 27 de febrero al jueves 18 de marzo

Danzas del Mundo / Borngianas
Teatro de la Danza
del jueves 25 de febrero al domingo 28 de febrero

Conociendo a... Guillermo Arriaga
Teatro de la Danza
miércoles 24 de febrero

Literatura
Homenaje a Fernando Benítez. A diez años de su muerte
Palacio de Bellas Artes
domingo 21 de febrero

Presentación del libro: "La visita. Un sueño de la razón"
Museo Mural Diego Rivera
domingo 21 de febrero

Lecturas de la ciudad. Paseos literarios: "El espíritu de la Independencia y la Revolución en las piedras del Centro Histórico"
Coordinación Nacional de Literatura
domingo 21 de febrero

Arquitectura
55 Años de Arquitectura. Fray Gabriel Chávez de la Mora. Mística y Arte.
Museo Nacional de Arquitectura
del viernes 29 de enero al domingo 30 de mayo

Música y Ópera
Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes - Programa 3
Conservatorio Nacional de Música
domingo 21 de febrero

I Temporada 2010 - Coro de Madrigalistas de Bellas Artes
Palacio de Bellas Artes
domingo 21 de febrero

Geometría sonora. Música en el Munal
Museo Nacional de Arte
del sábado 13 de febrero al domingo 21 de febrero

Artes Visuales
Actividades paralelas a la exposición programa Bancomer-MACG
Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil
miércoles 24 de febrero

Diálogos sobre Tepito: "De historias e historias "
Galería José María Velasco
del martes 9 de febrero al martes 23 de febrero

Línea de horizonte
Centro Cultural Ignacio Ramírez, El Nigromante
del viernes 15 de enero al domingo 21 de febrero



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