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Tomotron

DESIGNER   +   STUDENT   +   PHOTOGRAPHER

MY COMMUNITY BOARD

oliver
3 years, 8 months ago

Is America Prepared for Meme Warfare?

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/meme-warfare?utm_source=mbfb

Sttwn
3 years, 8 months ago
I am here. We are not prepared as last I checked.
oliver
3 years, 8 months ago

This is a must read to understand the logic of current medias "fake news" potential.

The Macedonian Teens Who Mastered Fake News

https://www.wired.com/2017/02/veles-macedonia-fake-news/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits

oliver
3 years, 9 months ago

Anti-surveillance clothing aims to hide wearers from facial recognition

Hyperface project involves printing patterns on to clothing or textiles that computers interpret as a face, in fightback against intrusive technology

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jan/04/anti-surveillance-clothing-facial-recognition-hyperface?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

oliver
3 years, 9 months ago

It is great to see how Jafri connects with other protesters and voices with his unifying message STOP RACISM NOW.

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/protesters-blocked-traffic-at-flinders-street-station-20170103-gtlgun.html

Here again the website created at this years Memefest- check it out and do consider supporting Jafri's campaign with a donation. It will truly go a long way!!

https://www.stopracismnow.org/

oliver
3 years, 9 months ago

Go Pro: The Hyper-Professionalization of the Emerging Artist

http://www.artnews.com/2016/03/09/go-pro-the-hyper-professionalization-of-the-emerging-artist/

oliver
3 years, 10 months ago

A necessary read on how machines, software and AI are changing the culture of photography and image

Invisible Images (Your Pictures Are Looking at You)
By Trevor Paglen

http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/invisible-images-your-pictures-are-looking-at-you/

So what is the future of photography and communication design? And how should we change what we teach students in both areas to remain both fields as a relevant body of knowledge- practiced by humans?

oliver
3 years, 10 months ago

This is super interesting and important to read. Trumps communication culture is based on "black FB posts"- and labor exploitation via design crowd sourcing platforms in Asia.

How the Trump Campaign Built an Identity Database and Used Facebook Ads to Win the Election:

https://medium.com/startup-grind/how-the-trump-campaign-built-an-identity-database-and-used-facebook-ads-to-win-the-election-4ff7d24269ac#.a8g1zym56

and this:

Never mind the algorithms: the role of click farms and exploited digital labor in Trump’s election

http://www.casilli.fr/2016/11/20/never-mind-the-algorithms-the-role-of-exploited-digital-labor-and-global-click-farms-in-trumps-election/

Vida
3 years, 10 months ago
Thanks Oliver, crazy dangerous indeed!
Memefest wrote new blogpost
3 years, 11 months ago

Memefest PLEASURE Friendly Competition results and the Memefest / Swinburne award for Imaginative Critical Intervention
We are very excited to announce this years Memefest friendly competition results. As each year Memef...

oliver
3 years, 11 months ago

Read this, its important:

Surveillance Self-Defense Against the Trump Administration

https://theintercept.com/2016/11/12/surveillance-self-defense-against-the-trump-administration/

rok likes Memefest 's blogpost
3 years, 11 months ago

A thousand and one disguises of flesh

oliver
3 years, 11 months ago

I would like to invite you all to the Memefest Symposium/ Workshops/ Interventions starting in ten days on the 21.11. at Swinburne University, here in Melbourne. We will again reconnect the Memefest network. We have invited fantastic people from around the world to work with. We will research and practice PLEASURE. Come, you are warmly invited.

Register for the free event here:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2nd-memefestswinburne-extradisciplinary-symposium-workshop-intervention-tickets-28748618893

Memefest wrote new blogpost
3 years, 11 months ago

A thousand and one disguises of flesh
Tactical cooking with Oliver Vodeb, Manfred Huber & Darren Tofts

“Herodotus, Athanaeus and Plutar...

oliver
3 years, 11 months ago

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oliver
4 years ago

Why the world fears refugees
Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman's words about why people in the EU, and elsewhere, are scared of refugees.

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Memefest wrote new blogpost
4 years ago

Welcome to the Pleasure Dome
Memefest has commissioned Melbourne based writer extraordinaire Darren Tofts to share his

A pers...

Memefest wrote new blogpost
4 years ago

PLEASURE: Friendly Competition Deadline Closed!
We are very excited to have received inspiring works from around the world to this years Friendly co...

Memefest wrote new blogpost
4 years ago

Memefest/Swinburne International Symposium/ Workshops Intervention 21-28 November, 2016 Swinburne University
We are highly excited to announce that from November 21st to November 28th , Memefest will again hol...

Memefest wrote new blogpost
4 years, 1 month ago

Deadline Extended! Artists, Critical Writers and Communication Design Interventionists- 10 More Days to go!
Well, well... how great to see inspiring works from around the globe being submitted to this years M...

Tomotron
ABOUT ME

Username

Tomotron


Name

Thomas Roohan


Birth year

1989


Gender

male


Country

Australia


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

Projects that can get people thinking and hopefully doing something


Music I like

post-rock


COMRADES
oliver rok Imp stephen_designer shaun_shank Oscar_Waugh katerpillar Memefest