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stephen_designer

DESIGNER   +   RESEARCHER   +   ACTIVIST   +   ARTIST   +   PHOTOGRAPHER

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BernadetteMM commented on Memefest's blogpost Thieves in Our Home World Premiere at Capitol Theatre in Melbourne!
9 months, 3 weeks ago

"I most certainly have some strong feelings......"

rok likes Memefest 's blogpost
10 months, 2 weeks ago

Blueprints for Change Manual

oliver
11 months, 1 week ago

Merry Christmas everyone! As the holidays center so much around food, family and community we'd like to give you a little gift.

Produced by Goucher student Kylie Miller, hosted by Kylie Miller and Tashi McQueen, Featuring Eric Jackson and Floyd Godsey this podcast presents the amazing and inspiring work on Food Apartheid our brothers and sisters at the Black Yield Institute in Baltimore are doing.

The podcast is one of the many outcomes of Baltimore's Food Apartheid, a collaboration between Goucher College, Black Yield Institute and Memefest, which happened in November in Baltimore.

https://goucherstudentradio.com/2019/12/03/baltimores-food-apartheid-a-podcast-about-black-yield-institute/

francaformenti63
11 months ago
Very interrsting!!!❤️
oliver
12 months ago

Montreal friends, come and join us this coming Wednesday:

Members of the Memefest Network were recently in Baltimore, USA working with the Black Yield Institute and students at Goucher College tackling the subject of Baltimore's Food Apartheid. Food Democracy/Food Sovereignty has been a focus of Memefest's work over the last few years and it was a special opportunity for us to work with Black Yield, an amazing community organisation based out of Cherry Hill who seek to "Cultivate Self-Determination Through Black Land & Food Sovereignty".

Memefest's Oliver Vodeb and Vida Voncina, who will be visiting Montreal, alongside Kevin Lo (LOKI/Memefest) are interested in presenting a public debrief and discussion on the work done with BYI and Goucher, as well as the Memefest Network and project more broadly. We invite those interested in design and media activism, radical pedagogy, food justice (and more!) to join us for a casual "salon" at LOKI's studio.

See more details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/571852240242300/

danielmarcus
12 months ago
Great that you are doing this!
--Daniel
oliver
12 months ago
Of course... and there will be more. When are we printing all the rest of the materials?
oliver
1 year ago

The Hong Kong protests are incredibly significant for many reasons. Not only are they exceptional as people are protesting more than six months, it is also the tactics that the protesters use that are highly sophisticated.

Here is a good article about the many subversive cultures emerging from the HK uprisings:

https://graphics.reuters.com/HONGKONG-EXTRADITIONS-TACTICS/0100B0790FL/index.html

oliver
1 year ago

The Hong Kong protests are incredibly significant for many reasons. Not only are they exceptional as people are protesting more than six months, it is also the tactics that the protesters use that are highly sophisticated.

Here is a good article about the many subversive cultures emerging from the HK uprisings:

https://graphics.reuters.com/HONGKONG-EXTRADITIONS-TACTICS/0100B0790FL/index.html

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost Baltimore’s Food Apartheid: A pre-workshop preparation session
1 year ago

"As we are working a lot with photographers here is an article on Afrapix, a radical photo collective..."

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost Baltimore’s Food Apartheid: A pre-workshop preparation session
1 year ago

"Here are some great links sent to me by Pamela from Goucher, they are very useful resources, so I am..."

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost Baltimore’s Food Apartheid: A pre-workshop preparation session
1 year ago

"Here the latest on Black Yield Institute, published by Civil Eats:

https://tinyurl.com/y2ephb4c..."

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost Baltimore’s Food Apartheid: A pre-workshop preparation session
1 year ago

"Hello Pamela @mxpjthompson, thanks for sharing about the work you have been doing with your students..."

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost Baltimore’s Food Apartheid: A pre-workshop preparation session
1 year ago

"I Love Kevin's take on food and its relation to community, commoning and the potentials, which are i..."

rok commented on Memefest's blogpost Baltimore’s Food Apartheid: A pre-workshop preparation session
1 year ago

"Hi to all of you!
I am Rok from Slovenia and I am an active member of Memefest already from 2006. M..."

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost Baltimore’s Food Apartheid: A pre-workshop preparation session
1 year ago

"And hi again...so, we are very excited and looking forward to come and join you in Baltimore to inve..."

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost Baltimore’s Food Apartheid: A pre-workshop preparation session
1 year ago

"Hi everybody! Very much looking forward to it all. I will write more later but for now here are some..."

oliver
1 year, 1 month ago

We checked 100 years of protests in 150 countries. Here’s what we learned about the working class and democracy.
The success of mass protests depends on who is doing the protesting.

'...Industrial workers have been key agents of democratization and, if anything, are even more important than the urban middle classes. When industrial workers mobilize mass opposition against a dictatorship, democratization is very likely to follow.'

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/10/24/we-checked-years-protests-countries-heres-what-we-learned-about-working-class-democracy/

oliver
1 year, 1 month ago

Wearable face projector, projects a face onto your face and tricks the face recognition surveillance technology:

https://tinyurl.com/yx9v6977

oliver
1 year, 2 months ago


An audio-visual archival resource focusing on radical activism around Australia, particularly during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s (although resources are not restricted exclusively to this time period).

The archive recovers "lost" and rare independent Australian documentaries (also vérité footage of historical significance) in order to preserve these films, videos and audio for posterity before they reach end of life and disappear permanently.

The focus is on visual/aural material.....the archive currently has 204 film streams and 91 audio streams.

http://radicaltimes.info/

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost How Hong Kong is Calling on the World for Help
1 year, 2 months ago

"This is cool too:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-49582520..."

stephen_designer
ABOUT ME

Username

stephen_designer


Name

Stephen Hass


Country

Australia


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

reinventing myself and taking up a radically different job & way of life!


Working place

Brisbane, Australia


Music I like

Electronic


Books I like

adbusters


Films I like

(Earth on Fire - 2014 - Australian Bushfire Documentary - free to watch on ABC Catalyst)
(Deepwater Horizon - 2016 - BP Oil Spill 2010)
(Black Wave : The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez - 2008 Documentary - Exxon Oil Spill 1989 - 31 years ago)
(Promised Land - 2012 - USA Natural Gas Mining)
(Gasland - 2010 Documentary - USA Natural Gas Mining)


Communication projects I like

adbusters


Websites I like

www.adbusters.org
https://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/earth-on-fire/11014810


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