12.10.2005

DiY survival at Blue Stockings

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Date/Time: 10/12/2005 12:00 am


DiY survival is a compilation of cutting edge strategies, and techniques, that deliver a wide range of practices, actions, and issues concerning DiY art, media subversion and the sabotage of cultural markets.
 
Meet contributors to the book at Blue Stockings on the 10th of December at 7pm
 
Bluestockings is located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan at 172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington – which means that we are 1 block south of Houston and 1st Avenue.
 
Presentations by:
 
Leon www.C6.org an introduction to the book.
C6 create subversive participatory art in multiple arenas, linking the street, web & gallery by using various systems and channels. C6 a brand of Interactive Conceptual Marketing.
 
Ricardo Miranda Zuñiga www.ambriente.com
 
In his art work, themes from urbanization and immigration are investigated through the lens of economics. These realities formulate not only the world we live in, but also more importantly the lives we lead.
 
Eric Doeringer   www.ericdoeringer.com
 
Much of the art of Eric Doeringer has to do with subverting the traditional role of the artwork.  He has tattooed copies of his moles onto other people’s bodies and Bootlegs modern masters. His work forces a constant reevaluation of authenticity.
 
Kanarinka & Pirun from The Institute of Infinitely Small Things www.infinitelysmallthings.net
 
The only way to fundamentally alter our world is via the discovery and creation of infinitely small things. Before radical shifts there are infinitely small things that have led to miniature reconsiderations.
The Institute document and create on this micropath to revolution.
 
DiY SURVIVAL (There is no Subculture, only Subversion)
 
A little about the book,
 
Ever wanted to stop the mobile phone conversations beside you? Set up your own TV station? Or fund your art without institutional aid? Now you have the chance!
 
DiY SURVIVAL delivers a mix of Theory, documentary and practical info, in order to disseminate practical knowledge and promote collective collaboration.
 
www.c6.org/soldout/diy_survival.html
 
-The Bluestockings Collective
 
Mission Statement
Bluestockings is a radical bookstore, fair trade cafe, and activist center in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Through words, art, food, activism, education, and community, we strive to create a space that welcomes and empowers all people. We actively support movements that challenge hierarchy and all systems of oppression, including but not limited to patriarchy, heterosexism, the gender binary, white supremacy and classism, within society as well as our own movements. We seek to make our space and resources available to such movements for meetings, events, and research. Additionally, we offer educational programming that promotes centered, strategic, and visionary thinking, towards the realization of a society that is infinitely creative, truly democratic, equitable, ecological, and free.
 
Directions:
 
By train: F train to 2nd Ave, exit at the 1st Ave, and walk one block south.
 
By car: If you take the Houston exit off of the FDR, then turn left onto Essex (aka Avenue A), then right on Rivington, and finally right on Allen, you will be very, very close.
 

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