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jef cornelis & geert bekaert truly visionary

Adding to our post on Jef Cornelis from 2010-10 (do read the quote from “De Straat” there) here’s some excerpts from a truly visionary interview from 1969, as published in the Humo weekly (author unknown). These pictures were taken from … Continue reading

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tanner alain tanner

Halfway between Varda and Faraldo, there’s Tanner. Alain Tanner, from Geneva. Discreet charm, clever man, singular cineast, both poet and sociologist. Worked with John Berger, too, and was influenced by Pérec, methinks. Do dig! After my post on the exquisite … Continue reading

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quo vadis europa?

When the description of a culture starts to coincide with the marketing manual … Do watch Simon Anholt’s brilliant 2011 speech here too: https://zaropans.wordpress.com/2011/10/20/simon-anholt-on-communicating-and-branding-eu/

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lietaer’s link

Bernard 2 – Barroso 0. Lovely Lietaer’s got the missing link … which offers bright perspectives in getting Europe more social, both offering perspectives to the unemployed in finding purpose amidst the eurocrisis, and for our society to finally fi… Continue reading

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angelantone merkolor

This Angela “Merkel rainbow” pantone chart is part of Noortje van Eekelen’s “Spectacle as tragedy” project (Amsterdam: Sandberg 2012).http://www.nextnature.net/2012/07/merkel-rainbow/http://thespectacleofthetragedy.eu/http://www.noortjevaneekelen…. Continue reading

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SoB

Some might say the euro crisis in Greece is nothing compared to the moral crisis that’s been corrupting Italy for years on end …http://www.garullo-ottocento.com/#!the-italian-dreamhttp://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/Default.aspx?pageID=447&GalleryID=… Continue reading

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nowadays it’s minutes & hours

Beautiful story & great to see responsible adults react favourably by adjusting the menu …http://neverseconds.blogspot.com/ viahttp://www.psfk.com/2012/05/kids-school-lunch-blog.html viahttp://grist.org/list/nine-year-olds-lunch-blog-shames-scho… Continue reading

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