Shadow Libraries | e-flux

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    Lawrence Liang in praise of small press and small personal collections. “Yet strangely when I think of libraries it is rarely the New York public library that comes to mind even… Continue reading

Alternative Press Centre / AREA, Chicago

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Before leaving Chicago, Bek & I dropped by the Alternative Press Centre for a meeting with Daniel Tucker, founder & ex-publisher of AREA Chicago, an awesome biannual newspaper of Chicago-specific art/research/education/activism. AREA is… Continue reading

Free Books! Have a look!

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Newspaper box on sidewalk in Chicago converted into a free book exchange. Nice.

Read/Write Library, Chicago

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Yesterday The Librarium had its first OS public outing at Chicago’s own awesome Read/Write Library (formerly the Chicago Underground Library) – fearless pioneers of a new model for “open, location-specific archiving of independent… Continue reading

Marginalia: Little Libraries in the Urban Margins

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Cute article on mini libraries by Shannon Mattern in ‘Places’ journal.

The Prelinger Library, San Francisco

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Yesterday I met with Megan Shaw Prelinger and Rick Prelinger at the Prelinger Library, an incredible ‘appropriation-friendly’ and idiosyncratic archive (over 40,000 books, periodicals, printed ephemera and government documents), nestled in the outskirts… Continue reading

Ampersand Magazine: The Fade

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Video Vortex Reader: Responses to YouTube

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Edge of Elsewhere

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Martha Rosler: If You Lived Here

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Currently housing crises are ramping up all over the world, as real estate speculation hunts down more and more new values to be created and exploited. As artists in an inner city area of Sydney… Continue reading