Monthly Archives: May 2010

Visual Culture Studies Reader

Visual Culture Studies Reader compiled by Marquard Smith

Saw that this is free to circulate

This book introduces readers to a series of deliberations on Visual Culture
Studies as an academic field of inter-disciplinary inquiry, and the key debates
shaping and determining the study of visual cultures.’

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Streetland Festival

Did anyone go to any of the events of this festival?

i missed all due to uni, the GI plethora and non-knowledge. pretty good work they did down on the south side with this. what do we think? We can take critical lessons from this and probably organisational ones too…
-certainly a document for future reference: download

The Streetland event seems to have arose out of the Govanhill Baths Art Project and some interesting mixture of architects, strathclyde profs and planning groups called the Centre for Community Practice (What A Name!) based on Calder Street, Govanhill. Continue reading

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Moot Points, Transmission Gallery, 2008

This Moot Points Booklet was published by Transmission Gallery, Glasgow to go alongside an ‘agenda of activities, publications and events installed sequentially over the course of one month’ back in November 2008. The Moot points agenda was described as ‘Exercises in self-organisation, discourse and collaboration’ .You can download the publication and see others at the Transmission Gallery Documents.

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In 2009 some people involved with this blog held a festival of DIY culture.

We invite them to join us by posting any documents below. Otherwise email them to us at info(at) and we’ll post them below.

The website with information leading up to the festival can be seen at Continue reading

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