IMAG-E-NATION the political & philosophical arts initiative blog

(re)imagining the political and philosophical in the 21st century

The Political & Philosophical Arts Initiative is interested in the ways in which people interact with and compose political and philosophical ideas and actions through the various, diverse media of technology and the arts. Participants in PAI seek to explore the ways in which poetry, literature, music, photography, performance and other creative arts interleave with the political and philosophical life, either as vehicles for criticism, elaboration, theorization, intervention or activism.
The Imag-e-nation blog is a forum for interested parties to share stories, images or other contributions. Contributors range from students and faculty to artists and musicians to professional and casual commentators. Pieces can be short opinions, re-postings of appropriate materials, or original compositions. In addition, the PAI at LUC will make a selection of relevant or provocative news items each week for (re)publication here.


Our odyssey continues: GAMING THE CITY on 16 April

A big congratulations to all recent geo-cachers!  Photo-essay entries will be prepared for the next issue of +HIP, to launch alongside the geo-caching photo exhibition in The Nutshuis in mid-April. Before then, mark your calendars for the grand finale of Geo-Caching The Hague: GAMING THE CITY, an interactive symposium in the early evening of Wednesday 16 April about the city as a playground and augmented spaces for urban gaming.

Check out our speakers, and get in on the action!

London's Southbank Undercroft, an urban skate-boarding mecca



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