Index of Titles Filed Under 'Social Distancing'

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As many of us are currently confined at home in many places of the world, and while we keep in our minds and in our hearts those who have no choice but to be at risk from the ongoing worldwide pandemic, because they’re doctors, nurses, cashiers, workers, homeless, incarcerated, or in any other precarious situation, we wanted to provide you with a daily podcast to use this time to reflect and organizing without talking about the pandemic itself — there might be already enough about it. The concept is very simple. Every day, we ask one person the same question: “what ...
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In contrast to current ‘roadmaps’ to recovery, this report rejects the notion that “the economy” should be the object of Coronavirus response, and that the project is one of recovery, resilience, or return. Instead, we argue that the task at hand is nothing short of reconstructing society through two great transformations. First, we must make it possible to both respond swiftly to all emerging pandemics with all of the resources at our disposal. Second, we must enable society to shift seamlessly in and out of periods of social distancing with policies that promote social solidarity and economic security for all.
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This document in front of you is the result of a conversation over lunch, which took place in the early days of Corona in Berlin. Back then, we were simply wondering: in a time in which people are, either by policy or good faith, forced to restrict their spatial radius of interaction to a bare minimum, how do we actually deal with food? Not only in the sense of what we choose to eat conceptually, but how we choose it, literally. Where do we get it, how do we prepare it, and what does something essential like food mean to ...
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Publishere-flux2020
As the novel coronavirus pandemic spreads, we—the people of planet earth—are faced with a dizzying variety of responses: quarantine, containment, vigilant self-quarantine, paranoid self-isolation, and in some cases escape from the above. Suddenly, it is as if circulation itself has turned against us, making healthy freedom of movement in the world a dealer of death. So your flight is cancelled. Your trip is over. We are staying in place for the foreseeable future. Exhibitions, symposia, gatherings of all kinds are postponed. But not sporting events. Those will go on, but without any supporters in the stands. The players will play ...
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PublisherUntitled, Radio2020
This conversation was recorded on July 14, 2020 in the lead up to UNTITLED, ART Online, which runs from July 31–Aug 2, 2020. Jeff Lawson, Founder of UNTITLED, ART and Mattis Curth, Founder of Artland, discussed their collaboration on UNTITLED, ART Online, the world’s first virtual reality art fair in a conversation moderated by arts writer Brian Boucher.
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PublisherUrbanomic2020
Calling all PlaguePodders, join us for a brief catch-up and some tunes from DJK Huysmans.
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PublisherUrbanomic2020
Readings from the collection Audint—Unsound:Undead, as featured in PlaguePod Day 26 0:00 Lisa Blanning, ‘Ghost In The Machine: Hikikomori And Digital Dualism’ (music: DVA [Hi:Emotions], NOTU_URONLINEU, on Hyperdub) 9:53 Steve Goodman, ‘Dossier 37: Unidentified Vibrational Objects on the Plane Of Unbelief’ 25:00 Lendl Barcelos, ‘2014: The Visual Microphone’ 32:35 Shelley Trower, ‘Peripheral Vibrations’ 38:22 Erik Davis, ‘Resonance’ 49:20 Charlie Blake, ‘Sonic Spectralities: Sketches for a Prolegomena to Any Future Xenosonics’ (Music: Haswell and Hecker, ‘Blackest Ever Black’ on Warner Classics) 55:50 Eleni Ikoniadou and Carolin Schnurrer. ‘The Lament’ 1:11:22 Nicola Masciandaro, ‘Purgatory’ (music: Bach, Wölfgang Rübsam, Prelude and Fugue in C Minor/Wo Soll Ich Fliehen hin, on Naxos) 1:23:37 ...
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PublisherUrbanomic2020
Extracted from PlaguePod Day 9, tales of extreme isolation and madness to sooth you during coronavirus lockdown. Readings from three stories of domestic withdrawal and quarantine by JG Ballard, “The Enormous Space” (1989), “Having a Wonderful Time” (1978), and “The Intensive Care Unit” (1977), plus a passage on breadmaking from Michel Tournier’s “Friday, or the Limbo of the Pacific” (1967) and two extracts from Simon Sellars’s Applied Ballardianism. Read by Robin Mackay, Amy Ireland, and Simon Sellars.
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PublisherUrbanomic2020
It’s not over til it’s over! Your favourite car crash of a podcast returns one last time for a sunny Sunday afternoon with a special solar-powered remote broadcast from End of the World Garden, with a UK Garage set from DJK Huysmans, phone-ins from across the globe and finally, a CoronaQuest victory!
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PublisherUrbanomic2020
PlaguePod Live: Cope Edition. What’s going on? It’s been over a month in lockdown, the epistemological conundrum of coronavirus has been solved (no one knows anything) and we are bored, deranged, chronically anxious, and have no idea what to talk about. But there is fresh junglism, there is CoronaQuest, and there are guests: Enrico Monacelli and Laura Tripaldi report back from Italy, Shaun Lewin continues the search for rare jaffa cakes and COVID/corvid crossovers, and Edinburgh’s finest Proc Fiskal brings some tunes and lockdown updates from the Heart of Lothian.
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PublisherUrbanomic2020
A truly next-level Princely Persian Mayday PlaguePod as we bring together Omnicide author Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh and our favourite Geistig Lego™ AGI engineer Reza Negarestani. Lisa Blanning joins us with a special selection of COVID tracks, Amy Ireland jacks in from the Pandemonium Matrix to discuss viral demonology, and we talk coronamania and oil futures, and find out what our guests’ favourite Britney tracks are. With a taste of a poison paradise, could this be the night that someone—while being considerate to their housemates—finally defeats CoronaQuest…?
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PublisherUrbanomic2020
PlaguePod returns to take a look at Crack-Ups and Lockdowns, with readings of real-life and fictional breaking points, and chat about weird COVID times with Matt Colquhoun aka Xenogothic. We have Mark Fell joining us to chat from deepest Rotherham with some extremely tidy tracks, and welcome Agnès Gayraud as our guide on a journey into ‘impossible’ French pop.

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