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About anti

Anthony Iles is currently a doctoral candidate at the School of Art & Design, Middlesex University. A founder member of the Full Unemployment Cinema. A contributing editor with Mute / Metamute since 2005. He is the author, with Josephine Berry-Slater, of the book, No Room to Move: Art and the Regenerate City (Mute Books, London 2011), contributing editor to the recent publications, Anguish Language: writing and crisis (Archive Books, Berlin, 2015), and Look at Hazards, Look at Losses (Mute/Kuda, 2017) and a contributor to Brave New Work: A Reader on Harun Farocki’s Film A New Product. Recent essays have been published in Mute, Radical Philosophy, Rab-Rab: Journal for Political and Formal Inquiries in Art and Logos.

Per Illner (Ed.), Unworking (2020)

Size 11 × 18 cm aprox. 220 Pages English ISBN 978-3-941360-67-9 20.00 € Release Date: Spring 2020 Peer Illner (ed.) Unworking August Akademie With contributions by Kathrin Busch, Alexander Garcia Düttmann, Alison Hugill, Anthony Iles, Peer Illner, Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, … Continue reading

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‘There nis sickness but health it doth desire’ by Thomas Wyatt

Ballades CXCVI I know not where my heavy sighs to hide. My sorrowful heart is so vexed with pain I wander forth as one without a guide That seeketh to find a thing parted in twain And so forth run … Continue reading

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Inventory’s paper assembly: fierce sociology, sovereignty and self-organisation in London’s small press publishing scene 1995 to 2005

Inventory’s paper assembly: fierce sociology, sovereignty and self-organisation in London’s small press publishing scene 1995 to 2005 Iles, Anthony (2019) Inventory’s paper assembly: fierce sociology, sovereignty and self-organisation in London’s small press publishing scene 1995 to 2005. PhD thesis, Middlesex … Continue reading

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Franco Fortini, ‘Communism’ (1958)

I was a communist throughout. Justly though, the other communists looked askance at me. I was a communist despite their certainties, despite my doubts. Justly they did not see themselves in me. They would not admit my discipline. My centralism … Continue reading

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Extract from ‘The Unknown Marx’ by Martin Nicolaus

When he assessed his intellectual career in 1859, Karl Marx condemned to de- served obscurity all of his previous works but four. The Poverty of Philosophy (1847) first set forth the decisive points of his scientific views, although in polemical … Continue reading

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A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us

I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. If the book we’re reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow on the head, what are we reading it for? So that it … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son by Roque Dalton

Once again the deep abyss, the old customs! What shall we do, then, with our laughter, with our freedom, with our morals based on anger? You talk to me about the spirit – an old Sunday theme -, you’re lovely … Continue reading

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Rent Strike Poem (1889)

Our husbands are on strike; for the wives it is not honey, And we all think it is right not to pay the landlord’s money, Everyone is on strike, so landlords do not be offended; The rent that’s due we’ll … Continue reading

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Print and Society Workshop

18th July 2019 2nd Floor Board Room, Arthur Lewis Building (building #53) University of Manchester This workshop brings together researchers from sociology, cultural and media studies, and history and English literature studies to discuss the reciprocal relations between print and … Continue reading

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Arcade Materials

RED: History and Temporality This pamphlet explores primal history, natural history, formal methodologies, and (meta)histories of progress and catastrophe. It is prefaced with an email from Puerto Rico, written in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, a reminder of the politics … Continue reading

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