New NAATI certification scheme
0m: sign as promise - Paul-Armand Gette
At the end of this year, NAATI (the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters) will change its qualifications from accreditations to certifications.
Basically, the standard professional benchmark for translators in Australia has been a NAATI accreditation, a requirement for all translations submitted to Australian authorities.
From January 2018, this will change to a certification. There will still be the same examinations (for the most part), with the same high standard required to pass in order to practice. So what's the difference?
Who doesn't love a bit of YA fantasy/horror?
'On the beach at Bray-Dunes in 1986, a young woman with her back to us looking out onto the sea holds a 0m. sign at head height, adding to the effect created by drawing the eye to the horizon line. The standing model - point zero - plays the game of the presumed beginning of the landscape. From afar, the artist considers that the landscape “ends, like a carpet that our gaze unfurls before our feet”.'
Counteracting the Global Hegemony of the Financial System: a Strategic Review
A loyal human companion, a dark forest, a battlefield strewn with corpses and a floating girl with an hypnotic smile - this short story from Agnès Ruiz has got it all, and now you can read it in English!
"To define a new foreign policy, adapted to the contemporary left’s fight against the financial sector, it is helpful to apply a Gramscian approach to the events which are shaking the socio-economic sovereignty of Europe. It’s a question of disrupting the current hegemonic superiority of the financial system over the economic and military system in order to overcome the new class relations which are pushing us back to the 19th century."