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

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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

Episode 75 – South Korea vs USA with Ryan Estrada

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Episode 75 - South Korea vs USA with Ryan Estrada
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We spoke with Ryan Estrada (@ryanestrada) about the differences between South Korea and the United States’ handling of the covid-19 crisis, as you might imagine, it’s stark. We also talked about his influential twitter project @forexposure_txt as well as the new book he penned with his wife, Kim Hyun Sook, chronicling her antifascist political awakening under the dictatorship of the Park Chung-hee family. 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

Episode 13 – Bad Art World

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We go through the demands of Bad Art World’s A contribution towards a programme for the arts on a brutally hot August evening in NYC. It’s a contemporary application of Trotsky’s manifesto on revolutionary art. “Eighty years ago the world was entering another great opening. Then, too, there was a gap between what was necessary to defeat capitalist catastrophe and workers’ general political understanding.”

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Check out Bad Art World: http://badartworld.net/index.php/2018/08/13/a-contribution-towards-a-programme-for-the-arts/

Episode 7 – Museums in an Age of Planetary Civil War

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Episode 7 - Museums in an Age of Planetary Civil War







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Art is being used to fund and perpetuate war. The stateless wealthy use the art market as a tool to extend and maintain the class divide. Learn all about it in this mostly serious and depressing episode. My cat lightens the mood at one point. I wonder if the next 20 episodes of the show will just be us discussing a different Hito Steyerl essay every week.

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A Tank on a Pedestal: Museums in an Age of Planetary Civil War: https://www.e-flux.com/journal/70/60543/a-tank-on-a-pedestal-museums-in-an-age-of-planetary-civil-war/

The Gray Market: https://news.artnet.com/market/art-agency-partners-gallery-advisory-1318400

Episode 5 – Anarchy in Berlin and Pride Month

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Episode 5 - Anarchy in Berlin and Pride Month







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*UPDATE* ICE has cancelled all hearings for Monday June 25th at 201 Varick in response to #OccupyICENYC. Follow @MACC_NYC for updates. There are other sites of deportation in the city the protest may move to. Apologies for the sound quality of this episode, we decided it felt better to just continue to hold space at the occupation (please see the previous episode for our conversation with some of the organizers). Lucia is back from Berlin and imparts some insights from collectives over there; from the recently raided anarchist library Kalabalik to the direct action performance art group Center for Political Beauty. We also get into tricky intersections of rainbow capitalism and the potentials of queer liberation and socialism (for more come to this discussion: https://www.facebook.com/events/187818712052570/) Oh, and we started a Lupin the Third section.

Article referenced about murderous white supremacists groups that have never been held accountable:
Feminist art space in Providence:
The anarchist library:
The Center for Political Beauty:
More Germany notes:
This is one of the most famous squats in Berlin
They have been in a weird war with these people
Center for Political Correctness
This is another anarchist spot that has a community music festival I went to
And some hardcore from their lineup
Here’s a link for 325 (the anarchists who keep a ledger of the cop cars they set on fire) but their site is under construction
Amazing Lupin x Jigen thread:

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Episode 4 – Artwashing and Soho

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Call us Anna Delvey ’cause we’re delving into Soho. We get into the early days of some of the most powerful people in the art market, and how their greed has gone on to destroy neighborhoods and countless lives. This episode we try to demystify the “Art World” to better understand its influence. Art has a complicated role in gentrification; the Grayson Perry cartoon about artist neighborhoods has resonated with millions of people in its second life as an internet meme. We tie the idea of Artwashing to precarious economic situations exemplified by Richard Florida and Mistressvilles.

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DISPATCH – MoMA Local 2110’s Party on the Pavement

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DISPATCH - MoMA Local 2110's Party on the Pavement







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WE CAN’T EAT PRESTIGE! We joined the picket line in front of the Museum of Modern Art to greet the guests at their annual fundraiser “Party in the Garden” The MoMA workers organized their own “Party on the Pavement” to amplify their demand for a fair labor contract. We say hi to our friends Jeff and Maria, and learn what it’s like at the bargaining table. Email the MoMA director, let him know what you think: glenn_lowry@moma.org

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For photos and more info check out these links:

https://twitter.com/MoMA_Local2110

https://www.instagram.com/momalocal2110/

https://twitter.com/wetted_ashes

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Episode 3 – Black Emergency Cultural Coalition and Women Artists in Revolution

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Episode 3 - Black Emergency Cultural Coalition and Women Artists in Revolution







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Beep beep!! New Art and Labor here! Your favorite podcast focusing on the on-going struggle to survive as an art or cultural worker. Hosted by O.K. Fox and Lucia Love. This episode we fill you in even more social justice activism happening in the late sixties/early seventies. We talk proto Guerrilla Girls, and we trace the legacy of the Black Emergency Cultural Coalition’s pressure on The Met, MoMA, and The Whitney to current protests of The Brooklyn Museum. We despair about the continued lack of representation in these institutions, and ponder the effectiveness of identity-based strategies. We also get into some contextual tangents about Art & Language, The Fox, and Artists Meeting For Cultural Change.

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Much is pulled from the book “Art Gangs: Protest and Counterculture in New York City” by Alan W. Moore published by Autonomedia in 2011 and “Exhibiting Authenticity: The Black Emergency Cultural Coalition’s Protests of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1968-71” by Caroline V. Wallace published in Art Journal in 2015.

For photos and more info check out these links:

http://archives.nypl.org/scm/20908

https://hyperallergic.com/374428/three-lessons-from-artists-protests-of-the-whitney-museum-in-the-1960s-70s/

https://aperture.org/blog/radical-black-women-changed-art-world/

https://blackartinamerica.com/index.php/2017/07/13/harlem-on-my-mind-50-years-later-would-reggie-still-be-protesting/

https://www.nytimes.com/1970/12/12/archives/women-artists-demonstrate-at-whitney.html

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/we_wanted_a_revolution

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Episode 2 – Black Mask aka Up Against the Wall Motherfuckers

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Welcome back to Art & Labor! A podcast focusing on the on-going struggle to survive as an art or cultural worker. Hosted by O.K. Fox and Lucia Love. This episode we get into Black Mask aka Up Against the Wall Motherfuckers aka “The Family”, a radical anarchist group led by the artist Ben Morea. We also get into some fun little rants about Dada, The Situationists, and Warhol.

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Much is pulled from the book “Art Gangs: Protest and Counterculture in New York City” by Alan W. Moore published by Autonomedia in 2011.

For photos and more info check out these links:

https://situationnisteblog.wordpress.com/2015/08/21/black-mask-issues-1-6-8-9-1966-68/

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/16/arts/design/the-artist-ben-morea-returns-to-the-site-of-the-revolution.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2Id_5HmIok

https://i.imgur.com/JRxKttl.jpg

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