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Collecting

James Rowe considers collecting, time and objects.

First Five with Casey Brienza

First Five

Casey Brienza, Lecturer in Publishing and Digital Media in the Department of Culture and Creative Industries at City University London, shares her first five.

Back to the Future

In 1998, they looked toward The Shape of Punk to Come. Now, the highly influential Swedish punk band Refused returns with Freedom, their first album in 17 years. It is a mix of extreme left political vitriol, hokey mid-tempo riffing and an awkwardly placed pop sheen.

Critical Links: July 3rd, 2015

Ms. America, net.flag, the art of dissent, John Hancock's signature and the man who saw America in this weeks Critical Links.

Critical Links: May 29th, 2015

Taking measure of sexism, the state of higher education, algorithmic citizenship, the gender gap in Wikipedia authors and art and money in this weeks Critical Links."

Arketypes

Thoughts on Liturgy's new album "The Ark Work" which re-contextualizes black metal tropes in the face of often harsh critical attitudes.

Critical Links: May 1st, 2015

The Machines are Coming, Feminist art in New York, An interview with Domenico Quaranta, O.O.P.S. vs M.O.O.C.s, and an exhibition on Post-Humanism and Cyborgs in London in this weeks Critical Links.

Exquisite Corpse

Lady Justice

Steph Alarcon, Christina Dunbar-Hester, Tamsyn Gilbert, Seda Gurses, Jara Rocha, Femke Snelting and Sophie Toubin collaborate to examine feminism, technology and the digital.

Critical Links: April 17th, 2015

Technology waste, the lonely cockpit of our lives, wealth and social media, Hillvetica, and school photoshops Feminist t-shirt in this weeks Critical Links.

On The Cusp

Patricia Karallis presents her series 'On the Cusp'.

Critical Links: April 3rd, 2015

Afrofuturist music videos, learning to see data, the Podemos revolution, an open letter to Wikipedia, tactical urbanisms and why big data is bad data in this weeks Critical Links.