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Join us as we celebrate the lost freedom of DIY rave, festival and protest culture in 1990s Britain with a book called Exist To Resist.
Join us as we celebrate the lost freedom of DIY rave, festival and protest culture in 1990s Britain with a book called Exist To Resist.
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    Bumper Double Sticker Pack

    Two packs of 5 Special Edition Mattko stickers featuring 5 images from Exist to Resist and 5 Exist to Resist graphics plus a Virtual "Whats Your Name?"

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    Exist to Resist Zine/Double Sticker Pack

    Limited Edition Exist to Resist Mattko zine originally produced by Doomed Gallery and The Photocopy Club and the inspiration for the book plus Bumper Double Sticker Pack featuring 5 images from Exist to Resist and 5 Exist to Resist graphics. Plus a Virtual "Where You From?? What Are You On???"

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    Exist to Resist Book

    Exist To Resist book in all its glory plus plus a Special Edition download of the Operation Solstice documentary about the Battle of the Beanfield at Stonehenge Free Festival 1985 as a piece of contextual history.

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    Exist to Resist Book

    Exist to Resist book, Documentary film download plus Exist To Resist music compilation curated by Sunnyside's Rowland The Bastard with tunes from Smokescreen Soundsystem, DiY Soundsystem, Spiral Tribe, Chris Liberator, Geezer, Dave The Drummer, Desert Storm Soundsystem, Lawrie Immersion, Gizelle and Rowland The Bastard

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    • 10 Track Exist to Resist Music Compilation
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    Exist to Resist Book

    Exist to Resist book...Operation Solstice Film...Exist to Resist Music Compilation... PLUS...Break It mix by Sunnyside's mistress of the turntables DJ JenJen, recorded live on DAT at a Sunnyside freeparty in a field in the West Country in 1995.

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    • Exist to Resist Break It free party mix by Sunnyside DJ JenJen
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    Exist to Resist Book

    Exist to Resist book, Operation Solstice Film... Exist To Resist Music Compilation...Break It Freeparty Mix...PLUS...1 signed 30 x 40cm C-Type Print from Exist to Resist authenticated with embossing stamp from a choice of 5.

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    • Special Edition Exist to Resist Operation Solstice film download
    • 10 Track Exist to Resist Music Compilation
    • Exist to Resist Break It free party mix by Sunnyside DJ JenJen
    • 1 signed, embossed 30 x 40cm C-Type Print from Exist to Resist.
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    Stamped Exist to Resist Book

    BLACK STAMPED Exist to Resist book...Operation Solstice Film...Exist To Resist Music Compilation...Break It Freeparty Mix...Signed C-Type Print...PLUS Limited Edition Mattko Hoodie in Navy Blue or White.

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    • Special Edition Exist to Resist Operation Solstice film download
    • 10 Track Exist to Resist Music Compilation
    • Exist to Resist Break It free party mix by Sunnyside DJ JenJen
    • 1 signed, embossed 30 x 40cm C-Type Print from Exist to Resist.
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    Signed Exist to Resist Book

    SIGNED, BLACK STAMPED Exist to Resist book with a personalised thank you for supporting the project...Operation Solstice Film...Exist To Resist Music Compilation...Break It Freeparty Mix...Signed C-Type Print...Limited Edition Mattko Hoodie...

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    • Special Edition Exist to Resist Operation Solstice film download
    • 10 Track Exist to Resist Music Compilation
    • Exist to Resist Break It free party mix by Sunnyside DJ JenJen
    • 1 signed, embossed 30 x 40cm C-Type Print from Exist to Resist.
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    Signed Exist to Resist Book

    SIGNED, BLACK STAMPED Exist to Resist book with a personalised thank you for supporting the project...Operation Solstice Film...Exist to Resist Music Compilation...Break It Freeparty Mix...Signed C-Type Print...Limited Edition Mattko Hoodie...PLUS...One Man Alone Mattko T-shirt with the quote "Media Disobedience on Grounds of Conscience is an Honourable Tradition in This Country and Those Who Take Part In It May In The End Be Vindicated By History."

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    • Special Edition Exist to Resist Operation Solstice film download
    • 10 Track Exist to Resist Music Compilation
    • Exist to Resist Break It free party mix by Sunnyside DJ JenJen
    • 1 signed, embossed 30 x 40cm C-Type Print from Exist to Resist.
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    Signed Exist to Resist Book

    SIGNED, GOLD STAMPED Exist to Resist book with a personalised thank you for supporting the project....Operation Solstice film...Exist To Resist Music Compilation... Break It Freeparty Mix...Limited Edition Exist Mattko Hoodie...One Man Alone T-shirt...PLUS...Signed, dated, 1 of 1, handmade by the artist in a darkroom, archival vintage 16 x 12 silver gelatin print on fibre based paper embossed with authenticating stamp and personalised hand written Thank You message. Your name will also be included in a special LETS MAKE HISTORY Roll of Honour in the pages of the book in recognition of your vision and generous donation in helping with the making of this project.

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    • Special Edition Exist to Resist Operation Solstice film download
    • 10 Track Exist to Resist Music Compilation
    • Exist to Resist Break It free party mix by Sunnyside DJ JenJen
    • Limited Edition Mattko Hoodie...
    • One Man Alone Mattko T-shirt...
    • 1/1 Archival 16 x 12 silver gelatin Print Handmade by the Artist
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    Signed Exist to Resist Book

    SIGNED, ELECTRIC BLUE STAMPED Exist to Resist book with a personalised thank you for supporting the project...ABSOLUTELY ALL THE PREVIOUS GOODIES...Signed, dated, 1 of 1, handmade by the artist in a darkroom, archival vintage 16 x 12 silver gelatin print on fibre based paper embossed with authenticating and personalised hand written Thank You message. Your name will also be included in a special LETS MAKE HISTORY Roll of Honour in the pages of the book in recognition of your vision and generous donation in helping with the making of this project....In conclusion with this final reward we would like to extend a special invitation to 23 very special people to attend an extremely fine dining experience in style of a "salon" gathering of minds, conviction and imagination to discuss and network ideas provoked by the book in order to help influence the future of culture, entertainment and freedom. Art is not a mirror with which to reflect the world, but a hammer with which to shape it. That's what this reward is all about.

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    • Special Edition Exist to Resist Operation Solstice film download
    • 10 Track Exist to Resist Music Compilation
    • Exist to Resist Break It free party mix by Sunnyside DJ JenJen
    • Limited Edition Mattko Hoodie...
    • One Man Alone Mattko T-shirt...
    • 1/1 Archival 16 x 12 silver gelatin Print Handmade by the Artist
    • Dinner and Discussion for 23...
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    Early Bird Exist to Resist Book

    Early Bird offer Exist to Resist book for the first 300 copies sold, plus a Special Edition download of the Operation Solstice documentary about the Battle of the Beanfield at Stonehenge Free Festival 1985 as a piece of contextual history.

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