[spectre] Re: your
abroeck at transmediale.de
Tue Oct 11 10:29:19 CEST 2005
so far, this list has been an open forum for people in the arts in
europe and beyond, to inform others about their work and discuss
things where necessary. i see no reason why we should start censoring
postings so long as people like simon and yourself keep a critical
eye on what the colleagues are doing. to accuse nat muller, of all
people, of promoting a kind of zionist apartheid is nonsense (do you
have an idea what she has been doing in the last years? check it
out!), though i agree that the formulations in her announcement were
problematic - which she has acknowledged.
nevertheless i think it is more fruitful to discuss things with her
on or off the list, rather than call for the list police to expell an
>Dear Spectrel list managers,
>It is rather unbelievable that you accept and promote uncritically
>an 'Israeli' position and attitude that denies any representation of
>a Palestinian existence not to mention such things as rights or
>occupation or even conquest. Just think if you were running this
>list in Apartheid era S. Africa you could be promoting and accepting
>the Afrikaaner arts groups at the same time denying any recognition
>or representation of the indigenous people in that colonized state.
>Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2005 12:43:27 +0100
>From: Simon Biggs <simon at littlepig.org.uk>
>acceptance of Israeli imperialism evident in this statement is breathtaking.
>On 09.10.05 11:00, "spectre-request at mikrolisten.de"
><spectre-request at mikrolisten.de> wrote:
>>TRACING UNDERCURRENTS invites you to sample the diversity of the
>>Israeli experimental sound scene.
>> Israel, being a country of immigrants boasts a culturally rich and
>>diverse tradition. However, more often than not these expressions have
>>been limited to the more traditional arts.
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