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palast der republik

former parliament of the GDR in ruins, october 2008. meanwhile the area is rebuild and Read the rest of this entry »


yes man, we can…

war in iraq is over. says the upcoming issue of the new york times dating from 4th of july 2009. a small note on the recent euphoria of change and in contrast to what judith butler just recently wrote, this time the comment made by the ever-vigilant and ironic yes men. Read the rest of this entry »


re-reading some of the stuart hall classics lately, i figured my itunes seems to be turning into something more than a self-made object, as it is obviously developing a commentary function, luckily with some taste in doing so.
so it commented on halls introducing question who needs ‘identity’? (hall/du gay 1996). that famous article which opens the book and for many students the academic discourse on identity and crisis – with poly styrenes blood-curdling howl that marked the 1978 x-ray spex single identity. looking at polys performance the same year, an interval of 30 years of present past crystallizes. oscillating in-between gender, Read the rest of this entry »