economy

13Mar

DEBT

“Debt” this Thursday. This is a reminder that this Thursday, 14 March, the London Graduate School at Kingston University is hosting the following event: “Debt”, a half-day symposium from 13.00-17.00 Venue: Venezuelan Consulate, Bolivar Hall, 54-56 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DL (http://goo.gl/maps/9Hdzj) Featuring Etienne Balibar on “Debt Capitalism”, Samuel Weber […]

The Netherlands Media Art Institute closes The text below is from the original announcement of closure from NIMK. The activities of the Netherlands Media Art Institute will cease as of 31 December, 2012. The closure of the NIMk became unavoidable after the announcement by the Ministry of Education, Culture and […]

13Dec

THIRD RESPONSE TO MY REQUEST OF DATA

Ok I am wondering if the Arts Council is after my own heart! They have most data available online in nicely structured excel sheets that can be collated and analyzed. On top of that they provide the information that is not online in a short period of time. I was […]

11Dec

SECOND RESPONSE TO MY REQUEST OF DATA

In all honesty – if the Arts Council had been informed that I was doing this project to both analyze data and have anecdotal evidence on the functioning of the Freedom of Information Act, they could not have behaved any better. Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 4:08 PM – not […]

07Dec

FIRST RESPONSE TO MY REQUEST OF DATA

Since I am used to silent bureaucracies this was a bit of a shock: I had received an acknowledgment to my email. Not just an acknowledgment after a few days, but an acknowledgment of receipt of my email the same day Friday – December 07, 2012 at 12:31pm. One hour […]

This was my request sent via email to the Arts Council asking for data to use in the visualization project. In all honesty,  I was slightly skeptical – my experience with bureaucracies in other European countries was such that I had very little hope of receiving anything. I was expecting […]