135 – Zombie Transgression

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135 - Zombie Transgression
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Transgression: who is she? Is she real? Is she dead? OK and Lucia are back to their roots, being ON ONE. Covering a range of topics that all make sense together I swear. We start with the Laura Kipnis essay “Transgression, an Elegy” which is difficult to separate from Kipnis herself, the fucking harper’s letter again, etc; but we also tie it to China, and how other countries handle celebrity influence. Can China erase Billionaires? Can they make gaming good?? Will they start making more gay shows less illegal??? I, dear listener, want to believe. ps- the Kanye take is this episode also. 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!!

Zhao Wei, probably the most popular actress in the world, erased? What happened to Zhao Wei: China erases billionaire actress from history | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site

Zhang Zhehan of Word of Honor, a very good gay television show, fash or ignorant? Chinese actor Zhang Zhehan ‘pays heavy price’ by posing at Japan’s notorious Yasukuni Shrine; ‘all brands end cooperation’ – Global Times

Kpop star pos Kris Wu: K-Pop star arrested on suspicion of rape – BBC News

Justin Bieber also visited the bad shrine How Justin Bieber inadvertently stepped into one of the world’s greatest geopolitical controversies (outline.com)

I just saw this story randomly but lol https://www.thatsmags.com/china/post/14655/chinese-pokemon-go-players-take-over-yasukuni-shrine

132 – Titian is Cancelled

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132 - Titian is Cancelled
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This week OK, Lucia and Sarah are subtextually talkin trash- the ipcc report that shall not be named and the unmentioned garbage days they all had in the triple goddess of Art Jobs- working 2 artist-but-not-art jobs, working on your actual shit in a windowless room, and aimless walks around bushwick. Think of this week’s discussion as the negative space around a drawing of a vase- wow, it looks just like someone getting skinned alive when you cross your eyes and pull your head back 6”-12” inches!

Looking for a shining light at the end of the tunnel? Check out the new Constructing the Real course where we’ll be reading Breaking Things At Work by Gavin Mueller and going from there. To join the Dunkin’ Junta, check out https://www.constructingthereal.com/volunteer to get on the discord where scheduling’s still being being hammered out.

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 104 – UFO IS NURSE FOR OUR SIN PLANET with Andy Gittlitz

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Episode 104 – UFO IS NURSE FOR OUR SIN PLANET with Andy Gittlitz
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We’re joined by journalist and eminent historian of Posadsim, Andy Glittliz aka @spaceprole of @the_antifada podcast! We discuss his excellent book from Pluto Press I Want to Believe Posadism, UFOs and Apocalypse Communism. How did a principled working class organizer become a cult leader? Are there parallels to conspiracy theories today? Even massively popular reforms are shot down by the ruling class, why not shoot for moon? Shouldn’t we at least get to see them aliens? 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 at artandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia’s school “Constructing the Real” Please write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Support the Woodbine Fundraiser here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/woodbine-moving-fundraiser

Episode 102 – Can We Abolish the Art World?

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Episode 102 - Can We Abolish the Art World?
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This is (almost) the dawning of the age of Aquarius, how red will that dawn be? OK’s been a little fixated on China, would a new global superpower be beneficial to international communist movements? We try to focus back in the art and labor realm with the 3rd part of the Nika Dubrovsky and David Graeber’s piece for e-flux. How can we build enough power to meaningfully transform the art world as we know it?? 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 at artandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia’s school “Constructing the Real” Please write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Another Art World, Part 3: Policing and Symbolic Order: https://www.e-flux.com/journal/113/360192/another-art-world-part-3-policing-and-symbolic-order/

I Want to Believe Posadism, UFOs and Apocalypse Communism: https://www.plutobooks.com/9780745340777/i-want-to-believe/

Chuang journal: https://twitter.com/chuangcn

The Pro-Independence Left vs The Pro-Unification Left in the Sinophone World: https://newbloommag.net/2015/05/19/pro-independence-left-vs-pro-unification/

OK China thread: https://twitter.com/0KF0X/status/1327320981388619776

Episode 79 – Global Super Fights

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Episode 79 – Global Super Fights
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We talk about localization and the great yuppie exodus of New York City 2020. Propublica confirmed everything we’ve been saying on this show for months, that Cuomo and De Blasio murdered tens of thousands of people through their refusal to shutdown the city. Kicking houseless people off the subways and adding a couple UV lamps are not going to be enough to make people feel safe to do retail and tourism again without also providing massive testing and other essentials like food and rent relief. Which is why China is about to easily overtake the United States as the global superpower, whoopsies. And we thought the city was becoming a giant police state mall BEFORE the pandemic!! PS – the only opposition party we have is fighting to protect corporations and fund the cops over workers. 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 at artandlaborpodcast@gmail.com