Assange Condition “now,” happening at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, in Rome!

From May 11th to July 26, Miltos Manetas’ exhibition “Condizione Assange – about forty portraits of Julian Assange painted by Miltos Manetas between February and April of this year are exhibited at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, but will remain inaccessible to the audience. The public will be able to see the forty portraits only on the condition that Julian Assange will be freed.

“How I became Metamanetas”

In 2005, something was breaking already. The glitter finish on our society's "Desktop Pattern" had start falling apart. It took me four more years to come into terms with it but in 2009, "another person of me" finally came of age: Metamanetas.

“A Piracy Manifesto”

Today the multitude is disrespecting the Law instinctively on a global scale. An army of teenagers is copying, adults are copying, senior citizens are copying. Everyone with a computer is copying something; like a novel Goddess Athena, Information wants to break free from the head of Technology and it assists us on our enterprise. Pirates of the Internet Unite!

“Internet from the top of a tree”

Up on a tree, in the heart of the Amazon jungle, I realize I have internet connection. "To be up here feels amazing, but the fact that I can check my position on Google Earth, send pictures to Facebook and receive email feels even better!

Miltos Manetas

Metamanetas is the new Manetas



Writing should be an opportunity for research and experimentation. New ideas should be written in new ways. For "A Vision for Europe" I am experimenting with a new way of writing, a slow VOICE Writing.

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A Vision for Europe NEW 2020 EDITION. Order now, ships in May. 50+ contributors. Foreword by Yanis Varoufakis. Edited by David Adler & Rosemary Bechler. By

An international all-star cast of thinkers, artists, and policy makers joins forces for a transparent, united, democratic Europe. Writing in A Vision for Europe: David Adler, Marko Anđelić, Pamela Anderson, Kate Aronoff, Renata Avila, Anthony Barnett, Rosemary Bechler, Franco Berardi, Noam Chomsky, John Christensen, Fabio De Masi, Brian Eno, Daniel Erlacher, James K. Galbraith, Ksenia Gerasimova, Bobby Gillespie, Alice-Mary Higgins, Olivier Hoedeman, Srečko Horvat, Sam Hufton, Tim Jackson, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Leila Jancovich, Naomi Klein, Paul Laverty, Ken Loach, Caroline Lucas, Miltos Manetas, Lorenzo Marsili, Raoul Martinez, Bill McKibben, David McWilliams, Evgeny Morozov, Aleksandar Mirčov, Vlassis Missos, Jakob Mohr, Preethi Nallu, Rasmus Nordqvist, Xristina Penna, Ann Pettifor, Gerardo Pisarello, Adam Ramsay, Jaromil Roio, Jerome Roos, Bertie Russell, Jeffrey Sachs, Saskia Sassen, Vladimir Šestović, Elif Shafak, Nicholas Shaxson, Quinn Slobodian, Jonas Staal, Cole Stangler, Lyndsey Stonebridge, Danae Stratou, Yanis Varoufakis, Eyal Weizman, Slavoj Žižek, Shoshana Zuboff

We are in a Different Period.

"We can See Whose State now is Heartless and Collapsed, Whose State Exists And its Attempt to e Decent." Voice Writing extracted by "the cost of the COVID19 pandemic must not bankrupt the people" with Vijay Prashad on Diem 25 TV, streamed live on Mar 20, 2020

Assange Power Paintings

  • From Feb 23 2020
  • One painting for every day Assange spends in Prison