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2006/04/26

: Tschernobyl 20

Tschernobyl 20
Ein Jahrestag zwischen Dosimeter-Tourismus und
gepfropftem Kunsthandwerk
weiter... | ccs|feature |
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2006/04/25

: All Saints Records | Compounds + Elements

CompoundsElements
All Saints Records celebrated its relaunching by releasing an 18-track compilation album:

Compounds + Elements
The disc features a selection of works covering the label’s releases to date; From Brian Eno and John Cale to Roger Eno and Harold Budd, to new artists Vacabou and Marconi Union.
The Album will be sold for a special low suggested retail price of less than three dollars!

There is a micro-site for the All Saints compilation Compounds + Elements with streaming of all the tracks.

mp3 : Fractal Zoom/Brian Eno | betterPropaganda
link : enoweb
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: MuVi online | Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen



Chirurgie 2010 | Fehlfarben
Zehn Musikvideos gehen für den MuVi-online Preis der
Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2006 ins Rennen.
Darunter auch 'Chirurgie 2010' zum aktuellen Fehlfarben-Album 26 1/2 (atatak)
Watch & Vote bis 5.Mai 2006
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2006/04/24

: Jane Birkin | Fictions

janebirkin.net
foto © Carole Bellaïche / H&K
Jane Birkin's new solo album "Fictions" was released on March 20th | janebirkin.net
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: architecture | Library Design by Lot-Ek

library Lok-Ek | boing boing
Architects Lot-Ek have designed a public library made from the reclaimed fuselages of 727/737 passenger jets. The fuselages are the one part on an airliner that is more expensive to recycle than it is to just junk. Hundreds of old jet bodies litter the countryside, and now someone finally found a use for them.
more ... | via boing boing |
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: Brisa Roché | The Chase

Roche, The Chase
After traveling all over the world, spending time in such countries as Russia and Romania (where she toured as a young teen), Brisa Roché finally gets back to Paris where she dives into jazz as a way of life.
foto : La Brisa Day Roché en images | linternaute |
Her voice, gestures, and ninja-queen stage presence quickly attract the eye of the media, and in 2005 she signs an artist's contract with Blue Note.
Brisa picks up her pen and makes a list of words describing her record-project, due out this fall. She writes:
CINEMATIC/INTIMATE/GENEROUS/SIXTIES'/FEMININE/GRANDIOSE/ROCK N ROLL
... more | brisa roché-pr |
Roche, The Chase@amazon
Debut Album : The Chase | blue note |
mp3 : Mystery Man, Coco | aurgasm |
myspace : Brisa Roché
link : brisa-roche.com
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2006/04/21

: Trollofon

What is a Trollofon?
The electric engines does not only give the trolleybus it´s needed power - they also give energy to the Trollofon. The electricity is tapped directly from the wire-network above. Such were the old trolleys. The louder the musicians play the slower the trolleyengines work.
trolleyvinkel

The T'bus SKODA 9TR is the main artist in the Trollofon. One of the purest and most forgotten artists in the world of electronica.
still going electric
PILOTA.FM is a norwegian webzine and -radio. All kinds of experimental, electronic and contemporary music will be covered here. The extraordinary Trollofon and other live-concerts will be streamed on PILOTA.FMradio. All trollofonic samples ( aiff format ) are available on download 9TR.

TROLLOFON 2006
02. - 04.06.2006, Bergen/Norway
A great festival for experimental music in a vintage trolley bus!

Trollofon artists : John Hegre, phonophani, Pita, Alog, Fennesz, Francisco Lopez, Lasse Marhaug, Maja Ratkje, Massimo
foto : Skoda 9TR | PILOTA.FM
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2006/04/19

: Biosphere

biosphere


UK Picturehouse Cinema Tour 2006
19 - 23 April 2006
London, Liverpool, Brighton

Widely regarded as one of Norwegian electronic music's most important artists, Geir Jenssen aka Biosphere is touring UK cinemas with his acclaimed live electronica and visuals by award-winning video artist Egbert Mittelstädt in April.
The new Album 'Dropsonde' was released in March on TOUCH.
mp3 : Biosphere
foto : Biosphere | Trine Falch
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: Bettye LaVette

I've Got My Own Hell To Raise
ist das aktuelle Album einer variationsreichen Soulstimme.
Ab April ist Bettye LaVette auch in Europa live zu erleben, 2 aktuelle Tracks gibt es bei dem Label ANTI.

Bettye LaVette finds her joy | echoweekly
link : bettyelavette.com
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2006/04/18

: Samuel Beckett 100

Das Warten geht weiter. Immer nur weiter.
Becketts Texte und Dramen haben nie an Aktualität verloren. Obwohl der Mann, dessen 100. Geburtstag jetzt zu begehen ist, dem Absurden zugerechnet wird, handeln seine Werke von etwas sehr Realem: Der unfassbaren Existenz.
Eine Text-Inszenierung von Aleksandra Kwasnik und Florian Dreyßig
weiter ... | sueddeutsche.de/kultur |

Radio Plays on UBUWEB
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2006/04/13

shortlist 21

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2006/04/11

: Lernfabrik Kindergarten

Lebenslanger Leistungsdruck
Die Kindheit ist voll sehr unterschiedlicher Erfahrungen, besonders glückliche Momente liegen für jedes Kind in der unbeschwerten Selbstvergessenheit des Spiels. Besonders mit einfachen Dingen aus der Natur, mit Steinen, Holz, Wasser. Und der Freude, dieses Glück mit anderen Kindern teilen zu können. Schon oft eine kurze Freiheit:

Der Kindergarten als Lernfabrik: In China werden die Kleinen schon als Zwei- bis Dreijährige zum Pauken getrimmt
weiter ... | Weltspiegel, 3sat |

Für den Kinderarzt Cheng Yue, der 150 solcher Lernfabriken in China betreibt, geht es darum, das Potential der Kinder auszuschöpfen. "Die frühe Kindheit, das waren doch bisher verschenkte Jahre."
via | Tatenlose Vollbeschäftigung |
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: space | Venus express

ESA|Artist's impression of Venus Express orbit insertion
Venus Express enters orbit around the Hothouse Planet
This morning, at the end of a 153-day and 400-million km cruise into the inner Solar System beginning with its launch on 9 November 2005, ESA’s Venus Express space probe fired its main engine at 09:17 CEST for a 50-minute burn, which brought it into orbit around Venus.
|ESA PR 13-2006| more ... via | ESA news |

foto : Artist's impression of Venus Express orbit insertion | ESA
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: Lady Marianne

liberation|Lady Marianne
Protesting French youth invoke nekkid revolutionary icon

A certain young woman participating in the recent labor protests in France bears a resemblance to the bare-breasted icon of Eugène Delacroix's "Liberty Leading the People" ("La Liberté guidant le peuple"). Here are more snapshots of la Marianne, sans chemise, in the streets of Bordeaux: Link, link, and link.
via | Boing Boing |
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2006/04/10

: loop.pH | LightSleeper

LoopLightSleeper
Light Sleeper
is an illuminating, personalised alarm integrated into bedding that gently wakes in the most natural way. Ever since the beginning of time light has controlled our body clock telling us when to sleep and when to wake. As lifestyles are rapidly changing with increased travel and demands on our time, people's natural body clocks are out of sync. This pillow and duvet simulates a natural dawn that eases you into your day.
LightSleeper Bedding uses electroluminescent technology allowing traditional textile surfaces to become a reactive light source. | loop.pH . press |
via | kunstbetrieb |

Loop.pH is a design and research studio

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2006/04/07

: Banksy

Give peace a chance by Banksy
Prankster infiltrates NY museums
A British graffiti artist has managed to evade security and hang his work in four of New York's most prestigious and well-guarded museums.
more ... via | BBC |

banksy und der kunstbetrieb
da hängt der gute banksy während der regulären öffnungszeiten in vier new yorker museen absolut auffällige fake-gemälde auf und diese bleiben teilweise mehr als eine woche unentdeckt. herrlich! hier das video, das seine aktion im new yorker brooklyn museum zeigt. und hier ein entsprechender artikel der bbc.
via | kunstbetrieb |
foto : 'Give peace a chance' by Banksy | bbc

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: space | Total Solar Eclipse

nasa ID ISS012-E-21351
Total Solar Eclipse as seen by the Expedition 12 crew aboard ISS
The International Space Station (ISS) was in position to view the umbral (ground) shadow cast by the Moon as it moved between the Sun and the Earth during the solar eclipse on March 29, 2006. This astronaut image captures the umbral shadow across southern Turkey, northern Cyprus, and the Mediterranean Sea. People living in these regions observed a total solar eclipse, in which the Moon completely covers the Sun’s disk. The astronaut photograph was taken at approximately 2:00 p.m. local time. The terminator of the eclipse—the line between the light and dark parts of the Sun’s disk— is visible as it passes across central Turkey. This total solar eclipse is the fourth to have occurred since 1999. The portion of the ISS visible at image top is the Space Station Remote Manipulator System.
via | Earth Sciences and Image Analysis Photographic Highlights |
foto : ISS012-E-21351 | eol.jsc.nasa.gov
'Image courtesy of the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center'
Click the photo number to access all resolutions available and the database record.

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2006/04/06

: Rick Dakan | Geek Mafia

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Fired from a job he hated at a company he loved, videogame designer Paul Reynolds is drowning his sorrows in late-morning margaritas when he meets an alluring, pink-haired conwoman named Chloe.

Inspired by author Rick Dakan’s own eventful experiences in the videogame and comic book industries, "Geek Mafia", satisfies the hunger in all of us to buck the system, take revenge on corporate America, and live a life of excitement and adventure.

A novel of comics, games and crime.

Free download : Geek Mafia - Rick Dakan | pdf 1,2 mb
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 License.
link : rickdakan.com

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: GOTAN PROJECT

Gotan Project|Lunatico
Gotan Project's brand new studio album will be released on March 10th (UK).
'Lunatico' goes further into the tango exploration than 'La revancha del Tango' by offering a wider range of different tangos and collaborations, including Calexico, and Argentinean rappers Koxmoz.

prelistening : Lunatico
link : gotanproject.com
mp3 : Santa Maria | 6,5 mb | epitonic

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: National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month
A Poem A Day,
Keeps the Doctor Away


As the kick-off to National Poetry Month in April, a panel of celebrity readers including William Wegman, Mike Wallace, Dianne Weist, Alan Alda and Meryl Streep read a few examples each from a variety of American poets.
All during the month of April there's a host of poetry events you can check out; there's a great listing on the AAP's website, Poets.org.
more ... via | Gothamist |
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2006/04/05

: exhibition | Mercury in Retrograde

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Mercury in Retrograde

08.04. - 04.06.2006
Foundation De Appel, Amsterdam , NL

Mercury in Retrograde is an exhibition of twisted timelines, hallucinated futures, and historical chain reactions. It is an experiment from which to launch expeditions into vanished histories - a momentary repository for new thoughts gleaned from sedimentary deposits in time. Mercury in Retrograde cracks open the notion of authorized collective histories, with examples that explode and decipher the codes of our constructed reality. | pr.text |

Artists : Michael Blum, Johan Cornelissen, Mariana Castillo Deball, Stephan Dillemuth, Omer Fast, Aurelien Froment, Dmitry Gutov, Sven Johne, David Maljkovic, Ohad Meromi, Tilmann Meyer-Faje, Missingbooks, Khalil Rabah, Fernando Sanchez Castillo

foto:
Maljkovic, Scene for new heritage II (generation II, second coming), 2006
One channel video and sound installation
DVD/colour/sound, Duration: 6'06"
Courtesy Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam

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2006/04/04

: space | Comet Tempel 1

The Nasa projectile that slammed into Comet Tempel 1 last year kicked out at least 250,000 tonnes of water.
more ...
via | BBC |

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2006/04/03

: Steinbrener & Dempf | Delete!

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Das Projekt

Delete!
Die
Be / Entschriftung
des
öffentlichen Raumes

Installation
von Christoph Steinbrener und Rainer Dempf
foto : screenshot | :: UH