Dust to Fire

Yesterday I started the process of letting go of Dust, I will still be waiting for comments, and will be thinking of other things I need to write about/with dust, but I have finally started thinking of other things as well. I have been thinking of dust, playing with it, avoiding it, and the writing […]

1951 footage of a silent demonstration against the British occupation

Silent demonstration in Alexandria against British occupation of Suez (1951). At a 2:28 however it looks like it might be from Cairo as well. I stumbled on it vis a comment on a Facebook status about the Tahir Mogama’ building, currently being evacuated with plans to turn it into a hotel (unsurprisingly). The comment suggested […]

“Sur les Toits”: A Symposium on the Prison Protests in Early 1970s France — AntipodeFoundation.org

An open access to reflections on “Sur les Toits”, a movie screened before the 3rd graduate conference of political geography last May. Introduction: The Making Visible of Carceral Politics Marijn Nieuwenhuis, University of Warwick This symposium contains a rich collection of contributions based on the screening of the French documentary film Sur les Toits (“On […]