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Caspar Stracke: Collaborations || Alterations

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a program of collaborative video works plus radical re-edits of some of my works by fellow artists as well as my own re-edits of works by others

GATEWAY (2010) clipped from a short documentary on the annual taxidermists convention in Springfield, Illinois,
originally produced by Dominique Gradenwitz for German TV Sat 1, re-edited.

Activists Derail Massive Chevron Ad Campaign, Spark Media Vaudeville

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October 19, 2010

Massive Chevron Ad Campaign Derailed, Media Slapstick Follows
News outlets, citizens duped by web of deceit - but whose?

A day-long comedy of errors began Monday morning when the Yes Men, supported by Rainforest Action Network and Amazon Watch, pre-empted Chevron's enormous new “We Agree” ad campaign with a satirical version of their own. The activists' version highlights Chevron's environmental and social abuses - the same abuses they say Chevron is attempting to “greenwash.”

“Chevron's super-expensive fake street art is a cynical attempt to gloss over the human rights abuses and environmental degradation that is the legacy of Chevron's operations in Ecuador, Nigeria, Burma and throughout the world,” said Ginger Cassady, a campaigner at Rainforest Action Network. “They must think we're stupid.”

Art Takes Miami open call !!! $10,000 Award

This is your moment to present your work at the premier showcase for emerging contemporary art, along-side top players in the global art world.

Farewell, Christoph Schlingensief

Farewell, Christoph Schlingensief

Curated by Caspar Stracke

77 Delancey Street (Delancey & Allen)
New York, New York
Monday, October 11, 2010, from 8 pm

On August 21 the great German film\theater\performance director Christoph Schlingensief died of cancer.

Plan C, Clue 3: The Ride

In the Summer 2010 a group of six artists went to Chernobyl to develop "Plan C". While they were there they picked through the irradiated remains.

Before they departed, a rural tractor left the Zone, leading west.

Saving Russia

When I was paddling in Brandenburg to see how easily waterplants could be collected to yield
biofuel, I passed a large monument to the Russian soldiers who fought there,

and I realized,

that Russia was now in trouble,

and needed to be saved

from the combustion of fossil fuels, newsletter