Thursday 19th October 2017 Erasure Version B

Robyn Maree Pickens

 

This Weekend Only, 25% off all Kids’ Styles

Xi Jinping Plays the Emperor

Earn double Airpoints Dollars on flights to Honolulu

This one has a jetted spa!!!!!!! $316 YES????

International Biennial Association’s 4th General Assembly

Applications open for Tate Intensive 2018

Laura Bulian Gallery presents Life from My Window

Kehinde Wiley to Paint Official Portrait of President Barack Obama

Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech Opening

Program for TOXIC ASSETS: Frontier Imaginaries Ed.No3, at e-flux and Columbia University

Serpentine Cinema: Book NOW for Bouchra Khalili; plus Family Weekend; Wade Guyton,

Torbjørn Rødland and Arthur Jafa

 

Boom boom, run run, by Pierre Paulin at frac île-de-france, Le plateau, Paris

LARGE GLASS presents A Coin in Nine Hands

Open studios at The Academy of Art and Design CAKV St, Joost

Private View | Kehinde Wiley | In Search of the Miraculous

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A mammoth tongue in the snow – the Beresovka

woolly mammoth was discovered in Siberia in 1900

in excellent condition. This is the lower jaw.

 

Museum of Salt, Sicily

wevillas.com/news/salt-muse…

 

The “Great Thinning” accelerates…3/4 of flying

insects gone in just 25 years, finds German nature

reserve survey:

theguardian.com/environment/20…

 

Dunedin to host hui for creative cities worldwide |

Otago Daily Times Online News odt.co.nz/news/

dunedin/d…

 

Woohoo this arrived today! Kia ora @elbow_room for

curating such beautiful things

The 1st time I’ve been on Pg1 too J #published

 

the way we are /

pouring slowly towards a corner

and around it /

through something dark and soft /

we are bound to

each other

Sharon Olds

 

Pls pls pls. Need blankets

Take to Sallies on Mt Albert Rd and

tell

for Rosanna

Pls RT.

NO MANKIES!!!!

 

WIN University of Otago will no

longer be fuelled by coal! Well

done to the Dunedin team!

#fossilfree #quitcoal odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/u…

 

“The key thing, for me, was realising that I

wanted to tell not just the stories of the

human characters but of all the wildlife

and everything.”

The Origin of others: Toni Morrison reads

her novel ‘Beloved’ alongside the real-life

story that inspired it:

 

Submission call: Issue 11. We are seeking

work that explores the theme of borders:

gorse.ie/gorse-11-submi…

 

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Hatching

 

In the “I’m getting old” department.., a kid

saw this [floppy disc] and said, “oh, you 3D-

printed the ‘Save’ icon.”

 

Octopus in a beaker

 

Can waters speak? #PPEHfellow

Luna Sarti on the dissonance that

urban waters generate in

perception & representation

 

Isn’t it strange how every woman

knows someone who’s been

sexually harassed but no man

seems to know any harasser?

 

When I sent Max this poem he sd,

I love it. It’s not voyeuristic, your

poem. I’m just there in your brain,

being loved.” & there he remains

 

I’m very gay and very pouty but I

got some poems published at the

believer…

I would have liked to try those

wings myself

It would have been better than

this

MURIEL RUKEYSER

 

When the floor is lava

 

Your skin is something that I stir

into my tea. And I am watching

and you are starry, starry, starry

 

Our friends @NowhereMag are also

accepting submissions. Prize of $1000

& publication. See

contest rules: nowheremag.com/

contests. #contest

 

Academics: Look at your syllabi.

How many women scholars are on

there? How many POC? Change

the ratio. Do NOT say you can’t

find any.

 

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THANK YOU!

Kunsthalle Wein presents Publishing as an Artistic Toolbox: 1989-2017

 

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[book – The Songs of Trees by David George Haskell, Melbourne: Black Inc, 2017, pp 38-82]

 

p.40 “A forest’s thoughts emerge from a living network of relationships, not from a humanlike brain.”

 

p.44 “The fundamental nature of life may be not atomistic but relational.”

p.45 “Tilting our heads away from the atom, it seems that life is not just networked; it
is network.”

p.47 “All of life’s ecology and evolution is animated by networked relationships.”

73 “A single drop of seawater contains from hundreds of thousands to tens of millions of microbial cells.”

 

74 “The smallest viable genetic unit of life in the ocean is…the networked
community.”

 

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[podcast]

BBC 3: Arts & Ideas – Blade Runner (31/03/15, 44 minutes)

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[tv]

9 minutes of an Al Jazeera documentary on Mossad

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[podcast]

BBC 3: Free Thinking – Cosmopolitanism/Nationalism (26/03/15, 45 minutes)

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Pratt Institute MFA in Performance and Performance Studies accepting applications for
fall 2018

Thomas Hirschhorn, Susan Howe & David Grubbs, and Naeem Mohaiemen at Yale
School of Art

Re: Exhibition Programme 2018 – Robyn Maree Pickens

HENRIETTA HARRIS | I Gave You All the Clues | Opening and Exhibition
| Melanie Roger Gallery

2 + new jobs for you on THEunijobs

Contrasting Layers

New Library Title

Robyn, vote now for 8 chances to win one of ten $1000 Bookabach Escapes!

Long Weekend Sale | On Now |

Christina Pataialii | Natasha Matila-Smith

Re: Mōrena

Re: Thursday 19th

Submishmash Weekly: ‘Between what we like and what we do’

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Gear up for the long weekend

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[book – Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong, Washington: Copper Canyon
Press, 2016, pp. 3-43]

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[tv]

27 minutes of an Al Jazeera documentary on home burial and 2 minutes of News

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Breaking

 

Robyn Maree Pickens is a PhD candidate in the field of eco-poetics at the University of Otago, Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand. Her writing has appeared in Watersoup, Matador Review, ANZJA, Jacket 2, Art + Australia Online, takahēTurbine|Kapohau, The Pantograph Punch, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Art New Zealand, Art News, and exhibition catalogues. 

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