Interzone report: October-November 2006

French version

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For the new comers: The reports of Interzone contain the monthly activities of the members of the group in different domains. As we are about 400 people in the world, all different, the whole might appear at first sight as an incongruous medley. For more information on the subjects developed here, please refer to the previous reports since 1997 in the page Information on Interzone  

"Pescu Nica " by Paul O'Donovan

 Hi all,

 Sorry about the delay iun the sending of this report which gathers October and November events. I should have more free time next month.

 Zone meeting in Amsterdam next year ?

 Foe proposes a Zone meeting in Amsterdam for next year : he will be there then and wonders if other Zoners would dig the idea.

2007 with be the 10th birthday of Interzone, and this would deserve a celebration, does not it ?

As for me, I can plan to be there .  The only thing if we want to make it is that we have to book for hotel rooms in specific places some months before going there, as they are generally full up during the whole year.

 Christmas: the Zone catalogue

 If you want to purchase Interzone stuff for Christmas (music albums http://www.inter-zone.org/catalcddvd.html , books http://www.inter-zone.org/catalbooks.html , video http://www.inter-zone.org/catalvideo.html , illustrations http://www.inter-zone.org/catalim.html , tee-shirts http://www.inter-zone.org/catalts.html , dreamachine cylinder http://www.inter-zone.org/cataldm.html  ) you can order them through the catalogue at http://www.inter-zone.org/catal1.html For the English Zoners, the Christmas tale for children, Stella Matutina, now is available in English printed version, translated by Paul O'Donovan and me, on line at http://www.geocities.com/stella_marylis/ , as well as the Taxidermist, comix  by José Altimiras from the dark novel by François Darnaudet, on line at http://www.geocities.com/the_taxidermist_on_line/ , translated by Ken Gage and me.

 Music

 The Whirling Dervish  in concerts :

The group has been giving a number of concerts since the latest report. They are really productive at the moment and seem to have real fun. Next concert: Friday December 1st 9 pm 5$ , 1533 n la brea ave Hollyweed, Ca 90028.

 MEHDI " http://www.myspace.com/mehdimusik   

in concert on Saturday November 25th at the  "SCENE BASTILLE" at 8 pm. All the best for it !!!!!!!!!!!

 Master Musicians of Joujouka: http://www.myspace.com/mastermusiciansofjoujouka

1.       Hamri's brother Boualem who is now 68 years old has recently begun to weave again in Joujouka.He worked at 1001 nights in the 50s and participated in the Joujoiuka saga since he was a boiy. His blankets are available on a very limited basis and one off orders. Contact joujouka@gmail.com for further details enter in the subject :Joujouka blankets.

2.       The new Cd Boujeloud has recieved great reviews!!!! Copies are available from http://joujouka.net/4Store/  All profits go directly to the musicians.

3.       Master Musicians of Joujouka: hamri books available on joujouka.net  Hamri's Tales of Joujouka reprinted in Tangier in 2003 in a limited edition is available at http://joujouka.net/4Store/ Mohamed Hamri the Painter of Morocco a limited edition study of Hamri's life and art is also available in very limited numbers with 59 colour rreproductions of Hamri paintings. http://joujouka.net/4Store/

Daniel Patrick Quinn  :

"Greetings everyone, this is especially meant for those based in the uk.... I have a great and typically uncategorizable new group up and
running here in London, called One More Grain. Well worth a look.....
www.myspace.com/onemoregrain We're doing tons of gigs in London so pop down if you can Cheers" Daniel Patrick Quinn

Kenji Siratori :

Kenji now has a site in My Space where you can hear his music :  http://www.myspace.com/kenjisiratori  

His now album has just come out : HYPERGENOME666 pre-order now
OECD 088 NORDVARGR / BEYOND SENSORY EXPERIENCE vs. KENJI SIRATORI
- HYPERGENOME666 2xCD + Book in special packaging 25 euro

Subtitles :
NORDVARGR vs. KENJI SIRATORI - Antimaterial: Tragedy Rom Creature
BEYOND SENSORY EXPERIENCE vs. KENJI SIRATORI - Substance : Sympathy Cell Waves

This will be for sure the more surprising release for 2006 in the ambient-dark-industrial field ! This 2 great scandiniavian dark-industrial projects leaded by MZ.412 members are here making an excursion in KENJI SIRATORI acid world made of encrusted blood & samen, made by all the information in the universe plus several bits from other dimensions !

KENJI is surely a madman, but if you scan his hallucinatory textual mashups in the right frame of mind, they all begin to make sense !!!

Kenji gave birth to a virulent amalgam of modern technology & illnes like a mix of Tetsuo the Iron Man & a modern version of William Burrougs cut-ups ! & his "Blood Electric" book was aclaimed by DAVID BOWIE !

On the 2 albums NORDVARGR & BSE are creating best dark ambients, for which both projects are very well reknown, to support Kenji vocals frames !

Japanese words disgorged by Kenji Siratori are here strongly entwined in the chaotic calmness of BSE's audio universe & in the deepest sounds born in the surgery of Nordavrgr's Villa Bohult ....

All songs are based upon the spoken prose by the uncompromising Japanese writer, creating a new fascinating depth in the musical experience !

The CD's come with an 80 pages exclusive book by Kenji Siratori, the whole inside a very special box !

Art-work designed by the super-designer & artist Paul McCarroll ! If you don't know his Art & works you really lost something !

Give a look to : www.unhinged.me.uk www.scald.me.uk www.vermiculatus.me.uk www.vermitronic.me.uk

Special limited & numbered edition of 300 copies 2xCD + 2xMCD + Inserts 35 euro containing as extra bonus material:

- Kenji Siratori - Sound Monologue : Hypergenome666 with Kenji's own sounds 3" mini CD

- BSE vs. Nordvargr + Kenj Siratori - Tragedy Cell 3" mini CD

both mini CD's will be real CD's not CDr's !

- aditional art-work by Paul McCarroll

pre-order now: mailorder@oldeuropacafe.com

Other albums :  CPU (2006) Multimedia Book: 600 MB, Mechanical Hunting For Grotesque (2006) Audio CD: 8 tracks, GX Jupitter-Larsen / Kenji Siratori: Japanese Spoken Noise (2006) Audio CD: 5 tracks

Literature

Hard-Boiled Men by Guy Jacbos:

It just won a book festival award out in LA: www.hardboiledmen.com/page3.html Jay

Galleries

New illustrations by Paul O'Donovan:

" Pescu Nica ", " Concluding picnic at Vapour Ocean Point " and " Chemacicide " are at http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/odonovan33.html and " Suzy Creamcheese Goes Home " at http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/odonovan34.html

Videos

Anthony Rousseau http://anthonyrousseau.com

Microcinema presented "Mobile Exposure 2006", an international selection of videos on and by culture of cell phone. In Paris on Wednesday October 25yh 2006, in the frame of the Festival 101 X5. (see the program).
Infos:
Microcinema  Project-101, 44 rue de la rochefoucauld, paris 09, M Pigalle/St Georges, 01 49 95 95 85, info@project-101.com

Nexus

member of the group queer factory http://nexuserectus.org/actu/index.php?2006/10/28/46-la-maison-bleue-de-minodc

His site http://nexuserectus.org and actuality http://nexuserectus.org/actu/index.php?Nouvou

Queer Factory is a French group of artists : musicians, performers, multimedia artists, writers, movie makers, etc. I went to the Mino DC http://www.mediaport.net/CP/Artichaud/Mino/Mino.fr.html  organized in August in his place and made some movies there.

Reporters Rédacteurs d'Interzone

Simon O'Donovan : Michael Schumacher bows out with dignity http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/simonodonovan3.html  Illustration: Paul O'DonovanYou can find Simon's previous articles on line: Simon O'Donovan and King Nigel Mansell at http://www.interpc.fr/mapage/westernlands/simonodonovan.html and MONACO 2006 at http://www.interpc.fr/mapage/westernlands/simonodonovan2.html

Economy: SCOOP

Two new parts in the investigation "Black holes in market economy" http://www.geocities.com/clemsnide23/infi9.html :

- A retranscription of a program of France Culture:  8. " Le monde capitaliste aura-t-il sa glasnost ? Les normes comptables internationales " (France Culture, Le Bien Commun " 21/10/06, Antoine GARAPON, Nicolas VERON, Bernard COLASSE  http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/econona10.html which provides the information to understand the mechanisms of this economy and the actual rules the game is based upon, which are not presented as such in the maps and contracts:    ("Will capitalist world have its glasnost ? The international financial standards" ) . You can listen to the recording on line with Real Player at http://www.tv-radio.com/ondemand/france_culture/BIENCOMMUN/BIENCOMMUN20061021.ram

- A very interesting investigation by Paul O'Donovan on the consequences of those "new rules" in people's life, and actually on their application in the social cares in United Kingdom through the role of companies who now run the facilities management of the public services in European countries.:  9. " Infogérance et dérégulation des services publics : Pas vu pas pris, pris pendu ! "  http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/econona10.html  (" Facilities management and deregulation of public services : not seen not taken, taken hung ! " ) The exchange with Paul contains a description of the troubles he has been through during the past years and the documents concerning the contracts concluded at European levels with those companies.

This allows a better understanding of the actual consequences of the changes in economy, as well as the facts we state in our everyday life at different levels, which at first seem incomprehensible. As a result, we can include them in the structure which produces them.

As a result, it would be rather useful to gather more articles on it coming from different countries in the world: if you personally are having problems of this kind presently, in the frame of your job, health, as a client of public services, etc., your writings will be welcome as they will allow to compare the effects in different places. I shall add them in the site Reporters Rédacteurs d'Interzone http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/

Blogging

Dr Benway:

His site in My Space is at http://www.myspace.com/dr_benways_home   

Joshua Berlow: The Cynicism of Diogenes

"I'm posting a book about Diogenes the Cynic as a blog. The book is entitled "Diogenes of Sinope" by Farrand Sayre, published in Baltimore in 1938. I went to the Copyright Office in Washington DC in person to find out if this work is in the public domain, and was pleased to find out that it is.

I think posting the book in this way works because there are many attributions in the body of the text. These attributions are linked to web pages about the person to whom the quote is attributed. In this way, the book opens one to the world of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers, as well as early Church writers that may have a different take on Christianity. The blog is entitled  "The Cynicism of Diogenes" http://cynic22.blogspot.com" Joshua Berlow.

Yann Vogel's blog http://web.mac.com/adanig/iWeb/SkinBod

 Yann has updated his blog and added more files and music. You can get them through iTunes.

 General semantics

 A number of new pages in the site "Société francophone de sémantique générale: la sémantique générale pour tous" :

- General semantics and quantum physics : http://semantiquegenerale.free.fr/doc06.htm which contains links on chapters of Science and Sanity by Alfred Korzybski on Einstein's work and 3 videos allowing to understand what quantum physics is about, in English.

 - General semantics and economy: http://semantiquegenerale.free.fr/econona.htm

 - The page with the dates of the seminars http://semantiquegenerale.free.fr/seminaire.htm has been updated: it contains the planning of the seminars from December 2006 to May 2007. I am presently giving one which is being filmed in video.

Burroughs' resources

Carlos Ferrão " London WSB :
" Hello, I am now living in London and am quite curious about where WSB lived  while he was here. I know he stayed at the Empress Hotel in London but  I can't finda any such place here! I also know he then moved to a flat  in Duke Street. Does anybody know anything about the Empress Hotel? Cheers
Carlos Ferrão

matt middleton :

"hello, i'm matt middleton from new zealand, i've posted mp3s dedicated to wsb here previously, just to let interzoners know that i will be
performing my sci-fi sound stuff in new york city nov 2006! First gigs: come along! get wasted! 
Thursday November 9 @ UNCLE PAULIE'S :: Thanksgiving :::: Crude ---------> from New Zealand

[ UNCLE PAULIE'S ] ~~ air conditioned! ~~
NE corner of Monitor St & Greenpoint Ave | Greenpoint, Brooklyn G train to Greenpoint Ave or L to Graham | 8pm | all ages | $6

[ UNCLE PAULIE'S ] $2 beer! Uncle Paulie's is totally a temporary structure built out of blue canvas and two by fours and plywood on a slab of concrete next to the huge under-construction death star minaret upside-down hot-air-balloon lookin' sewage treatment plant in Greenpoint. During the daylight, men in hard hats eat fried food here. Totally patio, but totally inside! Easy to get to but so far out nobody cares! Noise &
djs till the wee hours! $2 beer! -- PRESS -->

http://nytimes.com/2006/01/22/nyregion/thecity/22paul.html?ex=1160712000&en=e8d8c368651a4a69&ei=5070

[ DIRECTIONS TO UNCLE PAULIE'S FROM GRAHAM AVE L TRAIN STOP ] Exit the station onto the corner of Graham Ave and Metropolitan Ave. Walk West on Graham (towards the BQE overpass) for about 6 blocks.
Turn right at Meeker St, walk about 4 blocks. Turn Left onto Monitor St and walk four blocks. Uncle Paulie's is on the corner of Monitor St
and Greenpoint Ave, on your right. (This is walk kinda sketchy, for the record...)

[ DIRECTIONS TO UNCLE PAULIE'S FROM GREENPOINT AVE G TRAIN STOP ] Exit the station onto the corner of Greenpoint Ave and Manhattan Ave. Walk North on Greenpoint (towards McGuiness Ave, away from the waterfront) for 8 or so short blocks. Uncle Paulie's is on the corner of Monitor St and Greenpoint Ave, on your right
. matt

Patricia Elliott : Women who met Burroughs quiz
"I have been collecting stories from women who met or who knew William. It has been interesting. So many assumptions about William don't jib with the William I knew but I admit that William was a man who I would only know part of.
When I first met William and we became friends, many people told me that I was decieved because William hated or disrespect women. I think that in some ways I felt he hated or disrespect sex but he engaged and responded to me as a person, more openly and directly than most of the guys I knew. One day, I was blue, we were sitting at his table, and he took my hand. After a moment, I was uncomfortable and tried to pull away. He held on, after another minute or two, I relaxed and we sat there drinking tea and holding hands. From that moment I was more aware that I should take my cues from him, of who was this man than what was said or surmised by people outside of his real world.
Yet I fell for histories again and again. I knew he was a different man from the man lost in junk, driven by passions. He was still the man driven by his imagination and perhaps remembered passions. I was told he was not charming and elegant to women until late in his life. I then met Mary Beach who knew him well in Paris and London. She remembered his elegance and warmth, and fire.
see snippetts of meeting at
http://www.whistlingwitch.com/albums/trip/marybeach/
I wish to come up with a set of questions to ask women, (men may answer them as well) Any suggestions or comments, quidance etc.
some questions: Do you remember when you met William? What were surprised about? Do you have a favorite story? Can you imitate his voice?
Thanks " Patricia
http://www.sunflower.com/~pelliott/

 New pages on line

In Interzone sites :

Interzone news and blogs : http://www.myspace.com/interzonenews   has been updated regularly.

Bienvenue à Interzone http://isabellebaudron.blog.lemonde.fr/

Simon O'Donovan : Michael Schumacher bows out with dignity http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/simonodonovan3.html  

"Black holes in market economy"  A retranscription of a program of France Culture:  8. " Le monde capitaliste aura-t-il sa glasnost ? Les normes comptables internationales " (France Culture, " Le Bien Commun " 21/10/06, Antoine GARAPON, Nicolas VERON, Bernard COLASSE  http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/econona10.html 9. " Infogérance et dérégulation des services publics : Pas vu pas pris, pris pendu ! "  http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/econona10.html

Paul O'Donovan: " Pescu Nica ", " Concluding picnic at Vapour Ocean Point " and " Chemacicide " are at http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/odonovan33.html and " Suzy Creamcheese Goes Home " at http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/odonovan34.html

Société francophone de sémantique générale  http://semantiquegenerale.free.fr/ General semantics and quantum physics  http://semantiquegenerale.free.fr/doc06.htm  General semantics and economy: http://semantiquegenerale.free.fr/econona.htm

Seminars http://semantiquegenerale.free.fr/seminaire.htm

Reporters Rédacteurs d'Interzone: http://www.geocities.com/clemsnide23/ http://www.geocities.com/reportersredacteursdinterzone/

Catalogue of Interzone : Music: http://www.inter-zone.org/catalcddvd.html 

In the other Zoners' sites:

The Whirling Dervish  in concerts  Friday December 1st 9 pm 5$ , 1533 n la brea ave Hollyweed, Ca 90028. in concert on Saturday November 25th at the  "SCENE BASTILLE" at 8 pm.

Master Musicians of Joujouka: http://www.myspace.com/mastermusiciansofjoujouka  Joujouka blankets. joujouka@gmail.com, The new Cd Boujeloud http://joujouka.net/4Store/  , Hamri's Tales of Joujouka http://joujouka.net/4Store/ Mohamed Hamri the Painter of Morocco a limited edition study of Hamri's life and art. http://joujouka.net/4Store/

Daniel Patrick Quinn  www.myspace.com/onemoregrain 

 Kenji Siratori : http://www.kenjisiratori.com/  http://www.myspace.com/kenjisiratori   HYPERGENOME666 pre-order now
OECD 088 NORDVARGR / BEYOND SENSORY EXPERIENCE vs. KENJI SIRATORI
- HYPERGENOME666 2xCD + Book in special packaging 25 euro Other albums :  CPU (2006) Multimedia Book: 600 MB Mechanical Hunting For Grotesque (2006) Audio CD: 8 tracks GX Jupitter-Larsen / Kenji Siratori: Japanese Spoken Noise (2006) Audio CD: 5 tracks

 Anthony Rousseau http://anthonyrousseau.com Microcinema presented "Mobile Exposure 2006 Microcinema  Project-101, 44 rue de la rochefoucauld, paris 09, M Pigalle/St Georges, 01 49 95 95 85, info@project-101.com

Dr Benway : http://www.myspace.com/dr_benways_home   

Joshua Berlow: The Cynicism of Diogenes http://cynic22.blogspot.com/

 Yann Vogel's blog http://web.mac.com/adanig/iWeb/SkinBod

 matt middleton : http://nytimes.com/2006/01/22/nyregion/thecity/22paul.html?ex=1160712000&en=e8d8c368651a4a69&ei=5070

queer factory http://nexuserectus.org/actu/index.php?2006/10/28/46-la-maison-bleue-de-minodc

Nexus : http://nexuserectus.org http://nexuserectus.org/actu/index.php?Nouvou

Queer Factory Mino DC http://www.mediaport.net/CP/Artichaud/Mino/Mino.fr.html

Patricia Elliott : Women who met Burroughs quiz http://www.sunflower.com/~pelliott/

 This report is on line at http://www.inter-zone.org/reportoct06.html The French version will be on line soon at  http://www.inter-zone.org/reportoct06fr.html

You can access the Zone's info between 2 reports in Interzone News and blogs at http://blog.myspace.com/interzonenews

 Cheers.

 Izzy

De Argentina : Daniel Gualda

From US Culturegrounds.org

Littlemute (US)

Foe Tamajiro (US)

Grazulis blogspot and flickr photos (UK)

Novart: extrahuman collages

Jon Nelson (US)

J. Ward-Nichols (US)

Agent of discord (US)

Chris Damitio (Hawaï)

Josha Berlow (US)

William Brandon (US)

The Whirling Dervish (US)

Interzone news (Interzone)

Bienvenue à Interzone (FR)

Le blog du non-A (FR)

The Master Musicians of Joujouka (Moroco)

Paul Watson

Kotobuki (JP)

Mehdi (Fr)

Peter Hall (Qc, Fr)

Joshua Berlow: The Cynicism of Diogenes (US)

Kenji Siratori (Jp)

 

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