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Water and food, data and networks, medicine
and cultural assets: Who owns these resources?
Who ought to? Who has access and whose access

Japanese scientist makes good on Yes Men meme: synthesizing meat from human feces

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A Japanese scientist has reportedly discovered a way to create edible steaks based on proteins from human excrement. Tokyo Sewage approached Mitsuyuki Ikeda, a researcher from the Okayama Laboratory, to explore possible uses for their overabundance of sewage mud. Ikeda found that bacteria in the mud had produced a great deal of protein.

murphblog: Wednesday, July 2, 2008

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Tonight at the liquor store on Franklin Ave. and Eastern Parkway (it was a bad day at work and I needed some fortification) the man in front of me, after buying a bottle of white rum (he said he wasn't prejudice) started going off about Obama and why he wasn't supporting him.

Together in Death, with Curry

I arrive at the Zwirner Gallery’s double show of Rirkrit Tiravanija and Gordon Matta-Clark, rolling my bicycle up to the front of the kitchen and locking it before the window-like openings. I enter the dumpster with the maze built inside it. With its back panel open, the dumpster is the major opening of the double installation to the street.

artstream: Holger Mohaupt


You can't take too little, but you can take too much.
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Through sound, photography and moving image, Holger Mohaupt explores perceptions of Jamaican culture, based on the recipes of a local cook.

The work is part of a collaboration between Graham Fagen and Holger Mohaupt. Both artists went to Jamaica to make new pieces of work: Graham Fagen for an exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow to commemorate the abolition of slavery 200 years ago; and Holger Mohaupt to make a piece of work exploring the manifestations of current culture in Jamaica.

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