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Vida

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oliver
3 years, 5 months ago

This is a great read: Notes Toward the Memes of Production

https://www.textezurkunst.de/106/notes-toward-memes-production/#id56

oliver
3 years, 5 months ago
http://artfcity.com/2010/09/09/img-mgmt-what-relational-aesthetics-can-learn-from-4chan/

[IMG MGMT] What Relational Aesthetics Can Learn From 4Chan
lisagye
3 years, 5 months ago
Yes, it's always struck me as odd that RA proponents and advocates still want legitimacy from the institutions they are trying to evade or unsettle. These are just the sorts of readings I have been looking for - thanks
lisagye
3 years, 5 months ago
Also, it would be interesting to get some insight into the Momentum campaign in the recent UK election. I had a student working with a small Labor Party electorate membership group this semester, trying to help them understand how they might use social media to increase youth participation in their branch of the party. From what I can tell, it was like pushing shit uphill trying to get 'older' party members to understand how the communicative political landscape has changed.
oliver
3 years, 5 months ago

Disobedient Electronics booklet edited and hand-crafted by Garnet Hertz.

http://we-make-money-not-art.com/disobedient-electronics-protest/?utm_content=buffer63afa&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

lisagye
3 years, 5 months ago
This looks amazing. I've just submitted a request for a copy. So many great ideas in here.
oliver
3 years, 6 months ago

Here some very good research on Facebook, highly recommend!

https://labs.rs/en/

oliver
3 years, 6 months ago

Facebook showed advertisers how it has the capacity to identify when teenagers feel “insecure”, “worthless” and “need a confidence boost”, according to a leaked documents based on research quietly conducted by the social network.

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/01/facebook-advertising-data-insecure-teens

oliver
3 years, 7 months ago

This is great- Open Source seeds!

http://opensourceseeds.org/en/home

Vida commented on Franca's blogpost Occupy the Kitchen !
3 years, 8 months ago

"Fantastic project Franca! I will share this with couple of people who might be interested! Cheers to..."

Vida commented on Franca's blogpost Occupy the Kitchen !
3 years, 8 months ago

"Fantastic project Franca! I will share this with couple of people who might be interested! Cheers to..."

Vida commented on Franca 's festival work ZONA FRANCA
3 years, 8 months ago

"Franca, this is an inspiring project, beautiful insurrection! Will go and read more on your website..."

Vida likes Franca 's blogpost
3 years, 8 months ago

Occupy the Kitchen !

Franca likes Franca 's blogpost
3 years, 8 months ago

Occupy the Kitchen !

Franca wrote new blogpost
3 years, 8 months ago

Occupy the Kitchen !
ZONA FRANCA | OCCUPY THE KITCHEN! |

Foodrioters Franca Formenti, Evelyn Leveghi and Francesca Sir...

oliver
3 years, 9 months ago

The Critique of Design Thinking is a bit naive, but there is a lot in here which deserves support. Quite a few things similar to our Memefest workshop approaches. The idea that good design is potentially solving problems created by bad design is one of them. Still what's missing is an emphasis on decolonization:

https://www.fastcodesign.com/3068235/want-to-fight-inequality-forget-design-thinking

oliver
3 years, 9 months ago

This is really worrying if we don't find an alternative. Its interesting because the growing distrust to media was mostly visible in advertising first. Now media as such will become distrusted but with potentially severe consequences.

AI and the End of Truth
Think the current fake news issue is bad? It won’t get any better with AI.

https://medium.com/swlh/ai-and-the-end-of-truth-9a42675de18#.tj0bq4yuq

oliver
3 years, 9 months ago

Organizing for protest on Facebook will make you vulnerable as your activities are monitored and data fwd to police and other control agencies:


Inauguration-protest arrests lead to Facebook data prosecution
Move fast and break democracy.


https://www.engadget.com/2017/02/10/inauguration-protest-arrests-lead-to-facebook-data-prosecution/

oliver
3 years, 10 months ago

Is America Prepared for Meme Warfare?

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

Sttwn
3 years, 9 months ago
I am here. We are not prepared as last I checked.
oliver
3 years, 9 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, 10 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, 11 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, 11 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/

Vida
ABOUT ME

Username

Vida


Name

Vida Vončina


Birth year

1976


Gender

female


Country

Slovenia


Education

pedagogue and sociologist of culture


Working place

Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana


Collaborators

Memefest team


Music I like

Tinariwen, Cat Power, Coco Rosie, Žen, Calexico, Bonnie Prince Billy


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