Archiv für Dezember 2008

Squatters Subversive window

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Article on squatting in London in a Spanish mag, in Spanish with pictures.

English text translation

Spaces disappearing for Geneva’s alternative culture

Geneva’s alternative scene is facing major problems. Throughout the eighties and nineties, there were more squats per capita than in anywhere else in Europe. And artistic activity filled these places. Now that is all changing. Squats full of artist ateliers and venues are being closed down to make way for more condos and green spaces. Young artists may soon have no place left in the city.

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Long live Dutch squatting!

autonoom sociaal centrum Joe’s Garage weer open

Amsterdam – Na enige maanden van stilte rondom autonoom sociaal centrum Joe’s Garage gaan we maandag a.s. eindelijk weer gewoon open. Helaas niet meer in Pretoriusstraat 28, maar enkele meters verder aan de overkant, in Pretoriusstraat 43. De voormalige „vis“winkel had wat verbouwing nodig, er ontbraken kejken, bar en verwarming. Maar dankzij de inzet van een aantal volhardende klussers kan à e eindelijk open: Joe’s revisited.
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