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Category: Martinmas

You wanna be in Martinmas?

May 23, 2016

With just 171 days, 7 hours, 54 minutes and 14 seconds to go until this year's Martinmas Interviews take place in Nottingham on the 11th November 2016, now is the appropriate time to remind you of this opening. This is a very special year, and this is why there is this opening for the right candidate; but being right involves accepting a range of responsibilities, expectations and protocols. That said there are also some rewards that await the correct initiate.

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Come Together: The Rise of Cooperative Art and Design

Dec 22, 2014

Reactor feature in this new book on art collectives by Francesco Spampinato, published by Princeton Architectural Press. The book investigates the mechanisms behind the collective production of culture, through discussion with forty collectives about collaboration, membership, responsibility, audiences and more.

Link to the publisher.

More information on the book and the contributors can be found here.

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Apply now for Martinmas Interviews 2014

Oct 18, 2014

With just 23 days to go until this year's Martinmas Interviews (taking place again in Nottingham on the 11th November 2014) - there is still (just enough) time for you to apply, complete your preparations, and join us for the celebration. Reactor sincerely encourages those who feel ready to join the group, and take on the role of the Secret Member, to step forward urgently and present themselves for the Martinmas Interviews. There is an opening at the heart of the group that awaits the correct initiate, and Reactor is ready to guide you through the preparations. For further information click here, and to apply click here.

Apply now for ‘Big Apple’ Martinmas Interviews 2013

Oct 24, 2013

With just 17 days to go until this year's Martinmas Interviews (taking place in New York on the 11th November 2013) - there is still (just enough) time for you to apply, complete your preparations, and pack your bags. Reactor sincerely encourages those who feel ready to join the group, and take on the role of the Secret Member, to step forward urgently and present themselves for the Martinmas Interviews. There is an opening at the heart of the group that awaits the correct initiate, and Reactor is ready to guide you through the preparations. For a copy of the Reactor Membership Handbook, and to apply click here.

Apply now for Martinmas Interviews 2012

May 22, 2012

With under six months to go until this year's Martinmas Interviews (11th November 2012), there is still just enough time for you to apply and complete your preparations. Reactor sincerely encourages those who feel ready to join the group, and take on the role of Secret Member, to step forward urgently and present themselves for the Martinmas Interviews. There is an opening at the heart of the group that awaits the correct initiate, and Reactor is ready to guide you through the preparations. For a copy of the Reactor Membership Handbook, and to apply click here.

Martinmas Interviews 2011

Nov 14, 2011

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‘The attributes of liminality or of liminal personae (“Threshold People”) are necessarily ambiguous, since this condition and these persons elude or slip through the network of classifications that normally locate states and positions in cultural space. Liminal entities are neither here or there; they are betwixt and between the position as assigned and arrayed by the law, custom, convention, and ceremonial. As such, their ambiguous and indeterminate attributes are expressed by a rich variety of symbols in the many societies that ritualize social and cultural transitions. Thus, liminality is frequently likened to death, to being in the womb, to invisibility, to darkness, to bisexuality, to the wilderness, and to an eclipse of the sun or moon.’

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