A still from La Fete (Est Finie)
A still from La Fete (Est Finie)

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11 December 2015

Our web finds this week: words of wisdom from grime artist Skepta, SoundCloud deletes silence and the 'self-coherent parallel world' of ISIS. By Lighthouse Artistic Director Juha van 't Zelfde.

LA FETE (EST FINIE)
This, Black Mirror style, short depicts a party that needs to end – one thriving on our addiction to fossil fuels.

It’s perhaps a bit in-your-face, but at this stage of mass extinction and global warming, anything goes.


Screengrab from Skeptas’ Twitter page

SKEPTA ON SYRIA VOTE
“Seen shit like this in the hood bare times.. When a OG just makes up a reason to beat a man up and man just have to stand and watch.” – Sketpta

A straight-forward political analysis of Wednesday’s Syria vote was delivered in this tweet by grime artist Skepta.

Still from The Sprawl

THE SPRAWL AT YBCA
The Sprawl, co-commissioned by Lighthouse and The Space, will receive its first exhibition in San Francisco, at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, from 18 December 2015 until 3 April 2016.

THE SPACEAPE
Something I have been waiting for; a study of the work and words of one of the best MCs of his generation, Stephen Samuel Gordon.

ADAM HARPER: MUSIC AND FOLK POLITICS
Author of ‘Infinite Music’ Adam Harper reflects on ‘Inventing the Future and the folk political in contemporary music. Very interesting thoughts that help shape the coming Progress Bar editions in both Brighton and Amsterdam.

DECEPTIONISTA
New work Deceptionista, by Aaron David Ross, perhaps better known as one half of the duo Gatekeeper, will be released on December 11.

ISIS AND THE MATRIX
Former ISIS hostage says fighters talk about The Matrix as a metaphor for their ’self-coherent parallel world’.

Experience the un-remixed version, here.

REMIX OF 4’33
SoundCloud’s automatic content protection system removed a remix of John Cage’s silent composition, “4’33”.

VIRAL RADIO
Our latest Viral Radio episode at Red Light Radio in Amsterdam.

CARTOON KATE
Kate Evans’ Threads, is a beautiful and heartbreaking cartoon about refugees in Calais.

Follow Juha on Tumblr, Twitter and Instagram.


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