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Karen Eliot
First Resolution Concerning an Art Strike in Opposition to the Declaration of Vilnius as the 2009 EU City of Culture
Written by Karen Eliot   
Sunday, 21 December 2008 16:05

1.     Be it resolved that the meeting of international artists at the Art School in Alytus, Lithuania from June 27-29 constituted the impromptu creation of the Art Strike Action Committee, Alytus Chapter  (hereafter ASAC-Alytus).

2.     Because it is clear that the conditions that lead to the calling for an Art Strike in 1989 in the UK and the US differ significantly from those in Lithuania and other new EU member states today, it does not logically follow that an Art Strike is a useful response to the bureaucratic initiative known as the EU City of Culture.

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