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Today's Seomra Spraoi Radio One Interview

category dublin | anti-capitalism | news report author Thursday July 26, 2007 17:23author by Paul - Revolt Video Report this post to the editors

This is the mp3 for those who missed it on the radio. The ads and news have been cut out.

15 min



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author by kbrannopublication date Thu Jul 26, 2007 18:03author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Great to hear Anarchists getting positive propaganda on RTE and he even managed to squeeze in some pro Rossport lines. Really good interview.

author by Seanpublication date Thu Jul 26, 2007 21:49author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Great Stuff! wonderful interview and thanks for posting it up here!

author by Cryptopublication date Fri Jul 27, 2007 14:03author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Well done Mark & Collective. Great stuff!

author by radioheadpublication date Tue Jul 31, 2007 17:22author address author phone Report this post to the editors


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author by dunkpublication date Tue Jul 31, 2007 19:01author email fuspey at yahoo dot co dot ukauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

"Ever thought that the vacant warehouse or old school at the end of your road could be put to better use? Maybe you're a member of a community group that pays hefty rent for your meeting spaces and you'd much rather be able to re-vamp that empty building? What are the implications for free public spaces, and how can we best use them? These are concerns close to the heart of Seomra Spraoi, a Dublin-based collective committed to creating more communal public service spaces. For more, Aonghus is joined today by one of the collective's members, Mark Malone, and also by Andrew McIlroy, a writer, cultural policy expert and project manager. "

from rte's website
http://www.rte.ie/radio/mooneygoeswild/fp2007/july26.html

well done to mark, all of the seomra spraoi collective and to paul for recording, editing, uploading...

related:

"As a matter of urgency, we must stop considering architecture, urban and landscape design as products of techniques, rationalities, methods, economy, hard sciences, specifications, or narcissism. Last year, in the French Clichy-sous-Bois, we saw riots when young people burned 1000 cars in 20 days as well as many public buildings, and how it had been triggered by a criminal modern architecture. If the 20th century was overwhelmed by the power of technology authority, the 21st century will probably endeavour to soften and try to rehumanize its citizen`s behaviours and by the way, also its architecture.
We should first place inhabited environmant along with human and global knowledge system: intuitive, ecological, relational, emotional, experienced, etc. Instead of seeing it as a frigid mechanism or as merchandise.
Only after that, may we talk abut inventing tools and intelligence: no one is useless as a servant, provided that he or she renounces taking power for him-herself. Hence, weshould reinvent the friendly and free relations we had with our techniques because they have become autistic and harmful. Architecture will then become once again humanitarian and hospi-table as it was in the pre-human epoch ( the Zeus of hositaltity René Schérer)"

from anarchist architect lucien kroll's moments d'architecture week in the previous architecture bienalle in Venice, Italy last summer

information about that and more:

Lucien Kroll: Moments D`Architectures
http://easa.antville.org/stories/1488710/

Architecture and dissent: And from talking to action...
http://easa.antville.org/stories/1633653/#1633655

Fuspey writings
http://fuspey.wikispaces.com/writings

Related Link: http://www.rte.ie/radio/mooneygoeswild/fp2007/july26.html
author by dunkpublication date Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:05author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Protests over terror arrest of German academic

indeed the type of thing seomra spraoi has party explored and reacted too, the radio article talks a bit about berlin and a healthy use of space to enable a creative vibrant city...

anyway, seems a step up in crackdown against critical radical discussion....
c/o the merryman..

Andrej Holm, from Berlin's Humboldt University, who specialises in urban gentrification, was arrested three weeks ago on suspicion of aiding a militant organisation suspected of carrying out more than 25 arson attacks in Berlin since 2001.

The federal prosecutor's office arrested Mr Holm on August 1 under paragraph 129a of the anti-terrorism law, citing the repeated use of words such as "gentrification" and "inequality" in his academic papers, terms similar to those used by the urban activist organisation "militante gruppe" (mg).

Mr Holm, 36, made a name for himself with his research into the effect of urban renewal on residential areas of the German capital since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Related Link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/germany/article/0,,2152984,00.html
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