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Reclaim The Future Warmup show – Friday 3rd April

March 25th, 2009 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: News · notes of resistance · radical culture

Rampart social centre plays host to a benefit gig in aid of Reclaim The Future 5. The benefit will be on Friday 3rd April and has live music, DJs and a cafe.

Reclaim The Future
Reclaim The Future is an occasional event celebrating anti-capitalist and DIY ideas. This years event is set to take place on June [...]

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Mapping the global zine scene

March 7th, 2009 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

Our friend Steve who helped organise the Brighton Zine Fest has set up another useful zine resource: a new Google map to track zines across the globe.

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Nate Powell

March 6th, 2009 · posted by Edd · marked as: Interviews · radical culture

In March 2009 it was announced that Nate Powell had been nominated for the LA Times book prize, for his book Swallow me whole. It is the first time a comic has been nominated for the prize since Maus in 1992.

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Zine age kicks!

March 4th, 2009 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

Yet more exciting small press stuff is happening in London on Thursday. Trap2 Gallery in Hackney will be featuring ‘small press, zines, comics, and all things DIY’ on Thursday 5th March.
From the organisers call-out: “Come celebrate the festival of the photocopier, of independent and underground publishing from those things handmade, painted and bound to comics, [...]

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The failure of art: a brief comic

February 20th, 2009 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

During the recent onslaught on Gaza I was attempting to work on an art project. I found it almost impossible to concentrate on anything though other than the constant barrage of news coming from Gaza about the destruction Israel was wrecking on a largely defenceless population. The comic was a response, of some sort, to my inability to understand this aggression, how pointless art appears when governments are willing to use such obscene violence to maintain their control.

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Occupied London release issue 4 of anarchist journal

February 18th, 2009 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: News · radical culture

Our friends from Voices of Resistance from Occupied London have just released the forth issue of their sporadically released anarchist journal.
The issue features artwork from the awesome Max Andersson (www.maxandersson.com) as well as our very own Edd of Hey Monkey Riot Design (www.heymonkeyriot.co.uk)
As well as this there is an interview with Manuel Castell, a [...]

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Anarchists make better lovers…

February 14th, 2009 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: News · radical culture

…and don’t forget it!

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Valentines’ Day for all

February 11th, 2009 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

London Class War is taking over the Cross Kings for a speed dating event no-one’s going to forget in a hurry. On the 14th February this year everyone has somewhere to go: anarcho-speed dating for all!

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Brighton Zine Fest

February 6th, 2009 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

Another zine event has been added to this year’s already hectic calendar of small press festivals. Brighton has joined in with what looks like is going to be an amazing weekend of workshops, zines, music and fun!

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Alternative Press Fair

January 28th, 2009 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

London is currently spoiled for choice for exciting small press events, this weekend is no exception with the Alternative Press fair happening at St Aloysius Social Centre near Euston.

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