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  • CODE:RED MONAPOLY
    CONSTRUCTED CITIES since 2003 Urban research back

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  • CODE:RED MONAPOLY
    CONSTRUCTED CITIES since 2003 Urban research back

    Original URL path: http://www.parasite-pogacar.si/constructed-cities3.html (2016-02-14)
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  • Theory
    fail The city of Velenje grew up out of nothing after World War II at a time of socialist construction and national renascence in Slovenia The Geographical Encyclopedia of Slovenia gives Velenje a short but typical description a planned industrial and mining city The prehistory of the town reads like something from the Bible before coal there was a great void only fields the Paka River a castle ruins And then there was coal Socialist Yugoslavia declares coal to be an important strategic product and so issues the command Let a mining colony be built And so at the beginning of the 1950s right next to the mineshaft they build the first settlement for miners When large deposits of coal are discovered another political decision is made a city must be built The mining town is born under the motto We Must Live Better and the demands of the political leadership are that the newly constructed city be beautiful bright airy modern and in accord with the new socialist citizen The socialist city revives the utopian project of modernism which we should understand as an aesthetic and political statement The leading architects of the day even made the assertion that modern urbanism has become another weapon in the national and political struggle The urban plan for Velenje makes use of a tried and true array of what were at the time generally accepted modernist concepts and views of the urban environment including such typical elements as widely dispersed buildings clean straight lines of construction in a north south direction etc The intense construction of residential buildings reaches its peak by the end of the decade a thousand apartments a year are being built The ideal city must as a rule have an ideal center and so in 1959 the city

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  • Statement
    only the links between visual and major forces but also micro feelings knowledge and desires The two cities Ravne na Koroškem and Slovenj Gradec are in this project a paradigm case of randomly chosen cities which despite their great proximity live completely different lives The specifics are obvious at first glance they are observable in terms of local relations history urban planning local economies and culture In the 1920 s influenced by the then fashionable studies by Bronislaw Malinowski Robert Park and Ernest Burgess of the Chicago School of Urban Ethnography made their students explore the city as though it were some far away exotic environment This component of foreignness is also typical of the Tales of Two Cities project The researcher of a town is an exiled foreigner just like an explorer of far away alien cultures is a foreigner It is the viewpoint of a foreigner which establishes the differences and a critical view of a familiar environment The Tales of Two Cities is based on certain conceptual requirements typical of the theory and practice of new parasitism field work mobility random observations hands on research and at the same time also imitation appropriation and an arbitrary use

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  • Zagreb
    CODE RED Sector Zagreb CODE RED Sector Zagreb Gallery NOVA Zagreb 24 10 21 11 2003 image 1 image 2 back

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  • CODE:RED USA
    of Times Square Public Action May 1st 2002 Times Sqare NYC Public actions New York April May 2002 image one image two image three Sex Worker Conference New York April

    Original URL path: http://www.parasite-pogacar.si/usa-public4.htm (2016-02-14)
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  • CODE:RED USA
    of Times Square Public Action May 1st 2002 Times Sqare NYC Public actions New York April May 2002 image one image two image three Sex Worker Conference New York April

    Original URL path: http://www.parasite-pogacar.si/usa-public5.htm (2016-02-14)
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  • CODE:RED USA
    Street Economy Public Action May 1st Union Square NYC Public actions New York April May 2002 image one image two image three Sex Worker Conference New York April May 2002

    Original URL path: http://www.parasite-pogacar.si/usa-public8.htm (2016-02-14)
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