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Georg Schöllhammer laudatio speech at the ECF

“In a time where a growing number of European citizens voice with much nationalist and xenophobic shrillness against them, the space of public gathering reflection and artistic otherness you create is more needed than ever, and not just in Ukraine”.

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The spectre of Ukraine

Visual Culture Research Center Speech at The 2015 ECF Princess Margriet Award For Culture Ceremony. By Vasyl Cherepanyn.

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Optimism of intellect – a conversation with David Marcus

Thanks to a new wave of small intellectual magazines, an infectious buzz has returned to public debate in the United States. Roman Schmidt talks to David Marcus who, as a new editor at Dissent, is well placed to provide the lowdown what’s driving this genuinely critical movement.