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gaza kids

The photograph above was taken on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, only a few seconds (if not fractions of seconds) before the four Palestinian kids were killed by an Israeli navy shell...

gaza destroyed home

On July 13, 2014, Palestinian Gaza-based journalist Mohammed Omer wrote the following tweet: “Most difficult moment for a father: split his children in all corners of the house or all in...

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Erez Crossing: one of the only land access to Gaza While I am writing these words, the Israeli army is starting its land invasion of the Gaza strip, thus providing the...

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French soldier in 1916 / Bibliothèque Nationale de France The following article is based on the reading of Peter Sloterdijk‘s Terror from the Air (Semiotext(e), 2007), as well as the inspiration provided...

Hunger Steve McQueen - The Funambulist (1)

Still from Hunger (2008) by Steve McQueen In 1976, the British government withdrew the status of political prisoner to every detainees who had been imprisoned for having taken part in the Northern Irish...

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Baseball field in Maryland as filmed by a drone /// Project by Tomas Van Houtryve The latest conversation I released for Archipelago was recorded on May 9, 2014 with Derek Gregory at the Peter...

09- Science Fiction (full cover)

The ninth volume of The Funambulist Pamphlets that gathers and edits past articles of the blog about Science Fiction is now officially published by Punctum Books in collaboration with the Center for Transformative Media at Parsons The New...

Heydrich letter concerning the Final Solution

Letter of the Nazi administration concerning the “Endlösung der Judenfrage” (final solution to the Jewish question), 1942 It probably seems strange to be fighting against the notion of “solution.” After all,...

Antony Gormley - Funambulist

Antony Gormley, Drawing from the series New York Drawings (1997-98) The following text was written for a roundtable seminar entitled Design, Politics and the Question of Form organized yesterday at the...

x-ray hand

Yesterday (May 8, 2014), newspaper Le Monde published an article written by Delphine Roucaute, about the method used by French immigration services in order to judge whether an undocumented body is younger or older than 18 years old....

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Image extracted from Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) The Abu Ghraib photographs are at the end of this article. Warning: they are highly disturbing and potentially...

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Image: Alan Prohm The 53rd Funambulist Paper associates the editorial line of the forthcoming second volume centered around the body with an additional contribution to the series of texts about the...

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Every time we refer to recently deceased lawyer Jacques Vergès, it seems like some discursive precautions need to be taken. This is likely to be because commentators stop at the name...

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A picture of a family infront of their Levittown house (Cape Cod design), Tony Linck for LIFE Magazine, 1947 /// Found by Olivia Ahn In the frame of a recent conversation...

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