Part 1: “The Summit: A General Assembly with Representatives of Real and Possible Countries”
Time: Thursday, June 23, 2005, 5:30-7:30 pm
Venue: The New School, Teresa Lang Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor
This symposium has been co-organized by Cabinet in conjunction with its summer 2005 issue on Fictional States and by the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School as part of its exploration of the theme of "Homeland."
Confirmed Conference Participants:
— Jonathan Bach, Associate Professor of International Affairs, The New School
— Eames Demetrios, artist and Geographer-at-Large, Kymaerica
— Gregory Green, artist and citizen, The New Free State of Caroline
— Ambassador Raymond Loretan, Consul General of Switzerland in New York
— George Pendle, cultural critic and author of "Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons"
Moderator: Sina Najafi, Editor-in-chief, Cabinet magazine
Part 2: Party, Film Screenings, and Citizenship Drive
Time: Thursday, June 23, 2005, 7:30 to 9 PM
Venue: The New School, The Vera List Courtyard, 66 West 12th Street
—Jonathan Cedar and Evan Skow, "E Mare Libertas" (screening)
—Ken Montgomery, Minister of Lamination, The Royal Kingdom of Elgaland-Vargaland
—Lary 7, Minister of Audiology, The Royal Kingdom of Elgaland-Vargaland
—Jaime Davidovich, "interview with Zush" (screening)
Films, sound, drinks, magazines, citizenship hearing tests, and live representatives of various countries trying to get you to become citizens of their countries!
For further information, please visit www.nsu.newschool.edu/vlc or call 212.229.2436
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