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Summer of Dissent / 7 July - 2 August 2009

Women With Weapons - Girl Gang - Sat 1 August 2009 Everybody Move Now- Ali Jones - Thurs 9 July

The Writer Who Wanted to Make Useful Objects No Longer Lives Here - David Berridge and Hyun Jin Cho - Fri 24 July Bristol Blue Flag - Kayle Brandon & Heath Bunting - Sat 18 July

A season of covert actions and overt operations

The Summer of Dissent brought together a range of practioners seeking to dismantle and reassemble cultural norms through collective action and singular acts of sedition. The programme invited participants to reflect on concerns around physical and psychological survival and to question current geo-political structures.

Events†were at Plan 9 and various off-site venues around the city.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of 'The Yes of the No!' an especially commissioned essay by Emma Cocker.

For further details, click on each event below:

Tuesday 7 July 2009
The Keepers / The Burning Temperature Of Plants
Kayle Brandon and Heath Bunting

Thursday 9 July 2009
Everybody Move Now
Ali Jones

Wednesday 15 and Wednesday 19 July 2009
Come into Gone

Saturday 18 July 2009
Bristol Blue Flag 2009
Kayle Brandon and Heath Bunting

Sunday 19 July 2009
Poets Pit
Chris Fordwoh, The Earshoot Posse, Anne Saunders, Smak Daddi and others

Tuesday 21 July 2009
The Battle of Castle Park
Barb Drummond

Friday 24 July 2009
The Writer Who Wanted to Make Useful Objects No Longer Lives Here
David Berridge and Hyun Jin Cho

Saturday 25 July 2009
Guy Debordís The Game of War
Rod Dickinson and Class Wargames

Wednesday 29 July 2009
Imaginist Congress and Psychic Rally
Industrial Workers of the World
Psychic Workers Industrial Union 007/700

Wednesday 29 July 2009
Rosie Farrell

Saturday 1 August 2009
Women With Weapons
Girl Gang

Sunday 2 August 2009
The Coming Insurrection - A reading and discussion
Rebecca Weeks

Friday 9 October 2009†
Summer of Dissent Final Event
Laura Oldfield Ford, Emma Cocker, James Kennard, Tom Watson, Plan 9 Grant for Art

Summer of Dissent was initiated by Karen Di Franco and Sophie Mellor.
Summer of Dissent pamphlet was designed by William Davis and Sophie Dutton. Summer of Dissent publication was designed by Sophie Dutton.
Commissioned text by Emma Cocker. Commissioned fly-posters by Laura Oldfield Ford.
Thank you to all involved in the events and their production.