[spectre] 'Local news' - call for participation
Natalie Ruth Waldbaum
nsounds at seznam.cz
Sat Nov 26 16:43:47 CET 2005
'Local News' - Invitation
I would like to invite you to take part in an exhibition of 'Local News'. I am
attempting to collect items of 'local' news from across Europe (and beyond).
Living in a small rural town on the south western tip of a small(ish) island off
the western coast of the European continent, it is sometimes easy to lose
perspective on the broader picture of current affairs, and to get caught up in
issues of the immediate surroundings and their personal effects. The same can be
said of any location.
The term 'local' is always problematic: where do you draw the boundaries between
local/ regional/ national/ international/ global? - And in what terms do you
define it - geographically? culturally? politically?
In 'Local News' I would like to look at the meaning of 'local' on a personal
scale of individual experience, the running of our day-to-day lives and the
effects of events, directly or indirectly, on ourselves and our surrouindings.
Here the boundaries blurr: global may become local, and vice versa.
My attempt is to bring together the personally selected events of a day from
various 'localities' across the globe.
TO CONTRIBUTE to this project please follow these instructions:
* ON SUNDAY 27TH NOVEMBER (tomorrow) buy a local newspaper, select an
article which effects you (directly or indirectly), cut it out and send it to me
together with a comment ,in English, on why you chose it and how it effects you
and/or your 'locality'.
It doesn't matter what language the newspaper is in as long as your comment is in English.
Your newspaper clippings and comments will be exhibited at Gallery One-C in
South Brent, Devon, UK., on 10th December 2005.
Please send your clippings and comments to me a.s.a.p after 27th November (to
allow for Christmas post delays) to:
Dartington College of Arts
Devon TQ9 6EJ
You can also fax them to: +44 (0)1803 861666, marked for attention of Natalie Waldbaum, Postgraduate Centre.
Thank you for your contribution.
Please feel free to pass this on to anyone else who might be interested in
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