Episode 124 – Dimes Square Truck w/ Patrick Quinn

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Episode 124 - Dimes Square Truck w/ Patrick Quinn
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Today’s episode, you beg of us? Why, it’s an INTERVIEW with a real life big city ARTIST!! Patrick Quinn joins the ol’ Art and Labor down home country jamboree talking about how to stick it to the system with Sisi Rentals, tagger teen drama (is writing indeed politics by other means? Spoiler alert: yes!), the mayoral race that somehow continues to hold real bodies in space/time inside the real, physical neurological pathways of our brains, plus where to get a free hot dog in times square! If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Episode 123 – Cultural Memory

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Episode 123 - Cultural Memory
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FIRST FULL IRL A&L! Pure serotonin ep, drink it up, the sorta safe zone window is open, see your friends indoors while you can. Beware the electoral traps, social justice language spells, and pride discourse ops!! How do we build our cultural memory? Is it possible to build a coherent political education?? Can we harden our layers of trauma into solidarity?? I’m very tried I dunno what to write, but I had a lot of fun thanks for coming over everyone! If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Episode 122 – Culture “Strike” w/ Dana Kopel

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Episode 122 - Culture "Strike" w/ Dana Kopel
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Lucia, Sarah and OK finally succumb to their greatest foe: internet monopolies and 1/4” of rain. Dana Kopel of @153local, and formerly @newmuseum_union, returns! Dana’s new piece in the Nation, a review of Laura Raicovich’s Culture Strike with the extremely metal title “Is it Time to Abolish Museums?” (Editors, folks, am I rite?) pokes at the soft spots in art world people’s heads that let them doublethink their way into the Barcelona chairs of institutional power. We talk about our eternal will they/won’t they Strike MOMA, the limits of culture, the limits of strikes, and add a layer to the Art and Labor lost media iceberg simply titled “super donuts”

If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Organizing for Power aka Strike School: https://www.rosalux.de/en/o4p

Putting in the Work: https://www.textezurkunst.de/articles/dana-kopel-putting-work/

BONUS – Hannah on William Morris: Revolutionary Art Class Session

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BONUS – Hannah on William Morris: Revolutionary Art Class Session
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Hannah Brookman from Looky Here art space in Greenfield Massachusetts schools us on the history of William Morris and the utopian ideals of the Arts & Crafts movement. Hannah is also teaching new course for Constructing the Real on Art Communes which centers around reading the book Art and Labor by Eileen Boris, and watching documentaries on a new collective every week. Should be a great crash course for anyone considering ditching capitalism for that sexy utopia that is living with all your friends in a bucky ball. Course enrollment is open now, so I hope to see y’all around for some learning. Let’s have fun!!

If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Episode 121 – Intersectional CIA

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Episode 121 - Intersectional CIA
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The state continues to pinkwash, reaching it’s deepest pits. We continue our thread of takes on the CIA rebrand, and push back against the stupidpol takes permeating the discourse. Some of the usual terminally online suspects think intersectionality is a concept to completely disregard because of co-option. Nobody’s saying to throw away the labor movement when it’s also often absorbed or pandered to by liberals. These struggles are linked, and are more likely to win demands when in solidarity with each other. It’s very clear to anyone who regularly touches grass. The world is burns while the western left debates PMCs again. Free Palestine within our lifetime. If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

art workers rally: https://hyperallergic.com/644771/art-workers-demand-relief-for-nyc-cultural-sector/

some gays are libertarian board game guys: https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/05/11/cia-woke-recruiment-advert-gay-librarian-humans-of-cia-video/

intersectional empire: https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/cia-video-intersectional/

DISPATCH – Strike MoMA

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DISPATCH - Strike MoMA
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Hope everyone had a wonderful Mayday. What a busy weekend for NYC activism! Sarah and OK visit the Strike MoMA action and speak with William Powhida of Artists for a Post-MoMA Future (and many other art-activist projects) and prolific anti-imperalist printmaker Kyle Goen. Strike MoMA have actions planned every Friday for the rest of the summer and invite participation from others who agree with the statement. Don’t listen to the New York Times, listen to us, we were there. If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Read the statement and email the groups to get involved here: https://www.strikemoma.org/

BONUS – Nick on RuPaul’s Drag Race: Revolutionary Art Class Session

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BONUS – Nick on RuPaul's Drag Race: Revolutionary Art Class Session
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Start your engines, and may the best ideology, win! Our friend Nick (@uhsadqueer in the Art and Labor discord) worked hard on this incredible presentation on the RuPaul’s Drag Race empire. Learn how the show has shifted since it’s much smaller beginnings on the obscure LGBTQ channel Logo, to the much wider national audience on VH1, to multiple international spinoffs. Is Drag Race part of an imperialist project? Is drag gay sports? Can sports be revolutionary? Do the producers have PR deals with the Democratic party? We discuss this and so much more!

Beginning Thursday April 29th at 8pm EST we’ll also be hosting a brand new course on Art Communes run by Hannah Brookman from Looky Here art space in Greenfield Massachusetts. The curriculum will center around reading the book Art and Labor by Eileen Boris, and watching documentaries on a new collective every week. Should be a great crash course for anyone considering ditching capitalism for that sexy utopia that is living with all your friends in a bucky ball. Course enrollment is open now, so I hope to see y’all around for some learning. Let’s have fun!!

If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

How much do Queens spend on Drag Race: https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3dmav/what-does-it-cost-to-go-on-rupauls-drag-race

Drag Race hype house: https://www.10magazine.com/womenswear/jeremy-scott-gigi-goode-house-of-avalon-moschino-aw20-issue-65/

Drag Race Contract: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=700Nvfa4wHk

Previous Art and Labor Episode on Drag Economy: http://www.artandlaborpodcast.com/podcast/episode-28-nightlife-and-labor-rights-with-eric-shorey/

BONUS – Vinne on Lygia Clark: Revolutionary Art Class Session

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BONUS – Vinne on Lygia Clark: Revolutionary Art Class Session
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VINNIE ON LYGIA CLARK
Greetings Art and Labor listeners! Lucia here with a presentation from the revolutionary art course I’ve been facilitating through Constructing the Real – the school for debt averse anarchists. On this recording, you’ll hear Vinnie discuss Brazilian neo-concretist Lygia Clark’s experimental art career with an emphasis on her interactive Bichos sculptures, and a subsequent conversation on what the art object can do to alleviate alienation. If you like what you hear and are interested in joining us, please check out constructing the real dot com where you can find updates on our current and upcoming courses, and a contact email to join our school community.

Beginning Thursday April 29th at 8pm EST we’ll also be hosting a brand new course on Art Communes run by Hannah Brookman from Looky Here art space in Greenfield Massachusetts. The curriculum will center around reading the book Art and Labor by Eileen Boris, and watching documentaries on a new collective every week. Should be a great crash course for anyone considering ditching capitalism for that sexy utopia that is living with all your friends in a bucky ball. Course enrollment is open now, so I hope to see y’all around for some learning. Let’s have fun

If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

BONUS – Lucia on Earthrise: Revolutionary Art Class Session

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BONUS – Lucia on Earthrise: Revolutionary Art Class Session
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LUCIA ON EARTHRISE
Greetings Art and Labor listeners! Lucia here with a presentation from the revolutionary art course I’ve been facilitating through Constructing the Real – the school for debt averse anarchists. On this recording, you’ll hear me discuss the Earthrise photo, and how it was used to greenwash the vietnam war, followed by a discussion on ways the ecological movement has been intrinsically tied to neoliberalism. If you like what you hear and are interested in joining us, please check out constructing the real dot com where you can find updates on our current and upcoming courses, and a contact email to join our school community.

Beginning Thursday April 29th at 8pm EST we’ll also be hosting a brand new course on Art Communes run by Hannah Brookman from Looky Here art space in Greenfield Massachusetts. The curriculum will center around reading the book Art and Labor by Eileen Boris, and watching documentaries on a new collective every week. Should be a great crash course for anyone considering ditching capitalism for that sexy utopia that is living with all your friends in a bucky ball. Course enrollment is open now, so I hope to see y’all around for some learning. Let’s have fun

If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Episode 120 – Trouble in Ireland w/ John White (Part 1)

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Episode 120 - Trouble in Ireland w/ John White (Part 1)
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Hey guys, welcome to the Northern Ireland News and Analysis Pod! For part two where we talk shit about the “post left” support our Patreon!! This ep we’re dedicated to bringing you fun facts about the IRA (for example, there are 3!) John “@sc00tlord” White brings the weeds to you, on your schedule, for your convenience! We’re sitting in them over there, just out of frame! with our balaclavas on…art? what?? what the fuck is that??? Labor??? I barely know ‘er!!! (For real though, if you saw an errant news sidebar on twitter or a small puff piece about the weeks of riots going on right now in Ireland, and realized yet again how much of an uneducated american yokel piggy you are, John gives a great survey of the political moment, and you get to impress your fellow dumbass american friends. follow him on twitter!!) If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Recent piece for more about sectarianism in Ireland: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2020/07/ireland-sinn-fein-ira-one-mans-terrorist

nazis in Queens: https://brooklynrail.org/2021/04/field-notes/Reading-Ridgewood