news release: November 2003

Calling All Agents
General Secretary’s Report to the International Necronautical Society (INS)

Saturday 6 December 2003, 1600h
Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH
Underground: Charing Cross, Piccadilly Circus

On 6 December 2003 INS General Secretary Tom McCarthy will deliver his long-awaited report on the Second First Committee Hearings: Transmission, Death, Technology (Cubitt, November 2002) to an open session of the INS Communications and Encodings Subcommittee. Artists and writers with expertise in the fields of sound, wireless electronic communication, cryptography and broadcasting were summoned to the Hearings and cross-examined by delegates of INS First Committee. The Report maps their testimony of the the across wider transmissive and encryptive trends in art, literature and philosophy, providing a conceptual framework for the forthcoming installation of the INS Radio Broadcasting Unit (ICA, April 2004). The Report will be received by Communications and Encodings Subcommittee members Simon Critchley (INS Chief Philosopher), Anthony Auerbach (INS Chief of Propaganda, Archiving and Epistemological Critique) Melissa McCarthy (INS Chief Obituary Reviewer) and Pete Gomes (Technical Communications Adviser) who will submit comments. Members of the press and public will then be able to put questions to McCarthy and the Subcommittee members.

Calling All Agents will be published on 6 December 2003 by Vargas Organisation, London.

Fire safety regulations dictate that places in the Committee Room are strictly limited. Members of the public and INS associates are advised secure their seats by booking tickets early

The Committee Room is arranged by INS Chief Environmental Engineer, Laura Hopkins.

Calling All Agents is supported by the Arts Council of England and ICA and hosted by ICA. Special thanks to Vivienne Gaskin.

International Necronautical Society (INS)
Calling All Agents
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Issued by Anthony Auerbach, INS Chief of Propaganda (Archiving and Epistemological Critique) via official agents.

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