Independent publishing, zines and artists book fairs

DIY Cultures 2015: Zines, Comics and Alternatives - 24th May

  A day-long festival of zines, artist books, comics, artists-run spaces, talks, films, animation, poetry, video art, exhibitions, workshops - the spirit of independence, autonomy & alternatives. This year alongside the main festival there will be a programme of events and a special 3...

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Film Screenings

DIY OR DIE : How to Survive as an Independent Artist - 7 April 2013 2pm - 3pm Rich Mix, London

DIY OR DIE : How to Survive as an Independent Artist - 7 April 2013 2pm - 3pm Rich Mix, London

"What is DIY?" opens this film ... What are the ethics, ideas, joy and pitfalls, meaning of being an DIY artist - Why stay independent? Featuring interviews and performances by Lydia Lunch, Mike Watt, Ian MacKaye, J. Mascis, Jim Rose, Foetus, Steve Albini, Richard Kern, GWAR, Madigan Shive, Ron...

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Talks and Public Seminars

[PAST/ ARCHIVE} 30th September 2010 - Zine Collection Launch @Rivington Place, Stuart Hall Library, Iniva

[PAST/ ARCHIVE} 30th September 2010 - Zine Collection Launch @Rivington Place, Stuart Hall Library, Iniva

Audio Archived Online here:   Video of this event is available in Stuart Hall library   ----------   Don't forget to book a place everyone! bookings@rivingtonplace.org or call 0207 749 1240 http://www.rivingtonplace.org/events Nearest Tube: Old...

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Performance

[PAST/ARCHIVE]: Friends of Design gig - 17th September 2011 - 8pm

[PAST/ARCHIVE]: Friends of Design gig - 17th September 2011 - 8pm

  Vendranath Vanguard play gig as Friends of Design with Fuad Ali (Core Researcher of Other Asias) at 17th September 2011 - as part of Numi night Venue: Rich Mix, London 7pm. 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA - 020 7613 7490 Tube: Liverpool...

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[PAST/ ARCHIVE] SPILL FESTIVAL - April 2011

Event report and video documentation to follow -

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[PAST/ ARCHIVE] 16th Sept - 18th Sept. TRYST (with Destiny) - Full length adaptation by Akkas Al-Ali 7.30pm

 Set in Lahore in 1947, Tryst (With Destiny) takes place at night, beneath the arches of a railway bridge, where a runaway woman’s world collides with a former inmate of a lunatic asylum. In their brief meeting, these two tormented souls try to understand the new world order created by the...

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Activism

[PAST/ ARCHIVE] Bradford 12, 30 years on/ Self-defence is no offence - 23rd July 2011 (featuring Leila Khaled and Gareth Pierce)

[PAST/ ARCHIVE] Bradford 12,  30 years on/ Self-defence is no offence - 23rd July 2011 (featuring Leila Khaled and Gareth Pierce)

Hamja Ahsan will deliver a presentation and poetry reading of his Brothers work produced in HMP Belmarsh and HMP Long Lartin, discussing on the impact of the freetalha.org case on his family and its significance for British state...

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[PAST/ ARCHIVE] Poems from Prison: Free Talha Ahsan - marking 5 years in prison without Trial

London, UK: Poems from Prison: Free Talha Ahsan - marking 5 years in prison without Trail 19 July, Tues, 7pm IHRC Bookshop, 202 Preston Road, Wembley, HA9 8PA Nearest Tube: Preston Road London launch of poetry book written in HMP Belmarsh and HMP Long Lartin prison, and poems from Damascus, Syria...

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Radio Shows

Declarations: Prologue to Redo Pakistan 2010

 If you are outside of UK you can still listen to the radio play online: PROLOGUE: DECLARATION 15 minute radio play broadcast on Resonance FM and NMUL Listen online: ia360705.us.archive.org/14/items/DeclarationOfWar_801/Show15min.mp3

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Workshops

(PAST/ ARCHIVE) Art Therapy workshops

Professional Art therapis held an art therapy workshop at Departure Arts Centre for mainly local community groups as a satellite event of A Cup of Tea Solves Everything exhibition

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(PAST/ ARCHIVE) Alpona Family Workshop

Maraz Ahmed and Hamja Ahsan held an outdoor Alpona workshop at Baishaki Mela (Bengali New Years Festival) for children and families. The workshop was offered free for the duration of a day. A banner was collectively painted by children and familys for the duration of the whole day. An exhibition of...

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Reading Circles

To Hell with Good Intentions - Ivan Illich (1968)

Available Online:   "Next to money and guns, the third largest North American export is the U.S. idealist, who turns up in every theater of the world: the teacher, the volunteer, the missionary, the community organizer, the economic developer, and the vacationing do-gooders. Ideally, these...

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Psuedo-lanuages: A Conversation with Wendy Gu, Xu Bing, and Jonathan Hay - Simon Leung

 Available online:    p. 462 - 475 from Asian Art (2006) Blackwell Anthologies of Art   Edited by Rebecca M. Brown Deborah S. Hutton

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Skyscraper Competition in Asia: New City Images and New City forms - Larry R. Ford

 Available online soon.   From: Asian Art (2006) Blackwell Antologies of Art Edited by Rebecca M. Brown & Deborah S. Hutton  p. 189-197

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Ashis Nandy: The Fantastic India-Pakistan Battle - Or the Future of the Pasts in South Asia

 Available online here: (for educational and reading purposes only)   www.hamjaahsan.com/IndiaPakistanNandy.pdf

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz / Allami Iqbal / Sadaat Hasaan Manto/ Ashis Nandy

email us for more details and to recieve texts with REDO READING in title: info@otherasias.com

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Talal Asad - Interview on Modernity, Human Rights

  Talal Asad modern power and the reconfiguration of religious traditions Saba Mahmood Contemporary politico-religious movements, such as Islamism, are often understood by social scientists as expressions of tradition hampering the progress of modernity. But given the recent intellectual...

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Chin Tao Wu

 1. Biennales Sans Frontiers 2. Problems of reading Globalised Art 3. Corporate

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The Principle Of Movement In The Structure Of Islam - Allama Iqbal

 www.openlibrary.ws/authors/allama-iqbal/reconstruction-of-religious-thought-in-islam/6/

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