Lars Von Trier's Dogme95 Manifesto
'The auteur concept was bourgeois romanticism from the very start and thereby ... false!
To DOGME 95 cinema is not individual!'
Andre Breton's Surrealist Manifesto
http://www.tcf.ua.edu/courses/Jbutler/T ... ealism.htm
'At this juncture, my intention was merely to mark a point by noting the
hate of the marvelous which rages in certain men, this absurdity beneath which they try to bury it. Let us not mince words: the marvelous is always beautiful, anything marvelous is beautiful, in fact only the marvelous is beautiful.
The Association of Autonomous Astronauts AAA
had any number of manifestos
4) The terrorization of gravity
Gravity is the police force of Gaia's autocracy & should just like every other institution of repressing power be antagonised, bullied, taunted, provoked, wounded & killed just like any other institution. It is essential that the G-forces be weakened, before the AAA space programme commences
the autonomous/anonymous element leads into
The Luther Blisset Manifesto
(we really should write a Jim Davis manifesto.)
'Luther Blissett is not a 'teamwork identity' as reported by the journalists; rather, it is a MULTIPLE SINGLE: the 'Luther Blissetts' don't exist, only Luther Blissett exist. Today we can infuse ourselves with vitality by exploring any possibility of escaping the conventional identities.'
The Decadent Action Manifesto
http://www.monoculartimes.co.uk/counter ... tion.shtml
(one for Bill)
7. Pass on the decadent message at all possible opportunities. We recommend writing, rubber stamping or scalding on bank notes with appropriate pro- consumer slogans such as 'spend, spend, spend' and 'shop now, riot later'.
The Neoist Alliance
ltaken argely the work of Stewart Home's vast, amorphous writings/rantings.
His readings are semi-legendary, reading being somewhat of a misonomer usually as he recites from memory
19-20th MAY 2007
University of Stirling, Central Region, Scotland FK9 4LA.
Stewart Home is a plenary speaker at the "Retelling Tales" conference organised by the Department of English Studies. Home will deliver a paper on: "Losing The Plot: Twice told tales and post-modern rumours of narrative exhaustion". For full programme, exact times and other information: tel 07890775759; or email firstname.lastname@example.org