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housemouse

DESIGNER   +   ACTIVIST   +   ARTIST   +   PHOTOGRAPHER   +   CONCEPTUALIST   +   VIDEO_FILM_MAKER

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oliver
4 years, 10 months ago

Every advert in a London Underground station has been replaced with cat photos


Why?

a) it would look amazing

b) it’s exhausting being asked to buy stuff all the time

‘Wouldn’t it be great not to worry about the holiday we can’t afford, the car we don’t need, or the body we don’t have? Imagine a world where public spaces made you feel good.


Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2016/09/12/every-advert-in-a-london-underground-station-has-been-replaced-with-cat-photos-6123655/#ixzz4K5pIg6wa



oliver
4 years, 11 months ago

Memefest PLEASURE: The Pleasure of Drugs

Just saw this fantastic news. Police caught a man who they thought was smuggling amphetamines - but now, he was trafficking another (dangerous and highly pleasurable) substance.

Swedish police arrest man in 'drugs bust' after finding huge stash of sugar in car

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/swedish-police-arrest-man-in-drugs-bust-after-finding-huge-stash-of-sugar-in-car-a7225156.html

Check Memefest outlines and more about out take on the Pleasure of drugs here: http://memefest.org/en/competition/intro/

oliver
4 years, 11 months ago

Here something very relevant to our PLEASURE outlines:

"Cartels and mafia are not about ideology, they are about business and this makes them so much more dangerous. As Islamic State is losing its ground it is worth remembering that its power and now the evening of it have been strongly tied to the oil business. As long as it was able to control oil fields in Iraq and Syria and have Turkey turning the blind eye for it to export the oil, it was powerful. In comparison to oil, cocaine fields ain’t going nowhere, the white petroleum of our time will always find and build its pipelines. Whether it is the underground tunnels bellow the Mexico-US border, submarines in the gulf of Mexico, containers on the transatlantic ships, the stomach of a human mule, planes, helicopters, cars, trucks… Where there is a movement, there can be a cocaine movement."

Check more on Roberto Savianos new book @ Anej Korsika here: http://www.versopolis.com/review/194/narco-capitalism

Memefest 2016 - The Pleasure of Drugs
Check here: http://memefest.org/…/competi…/criticalwriting_2016outlines/

oliver
4 years, 11 months ago

Here a post in Ricochet Media about Memefest and especially about our new MOBILIZATION category:

https://ricochet.media/en/1339/memefest-change-the-conversation-change-the-world

oliver
5 years ago

"Designers have played an active role in creating digital and physical borders to prevent refugees entering Europe". But can and should the refugee crisis be treated as a design problem?

Memefest PLEASURE: The Pleasure of Hospitality (and being human)
Read the outlines here: http://memefest.org/…/visualcommunicationpractice_2016outl…/

Read more about the relation between design and refugees here:
http://www.dezeen.com/…/ruben-pater-opinion-what-design-ca…/

oliver commented on lisagye's blogpost The Pleasure of Radical Gardening
5 years ago

"I just read this text:

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/the-hangman-of-critique/#!

On the L..."

oliver commented on lisagye's blogpost The Pleasure of Radical Gardening
5 years ago

"This is wonderful. I miss gardening so much, something I always did before I came to Australia. We a..."

oliver likes lisagye 's blogpost
5 years ago

The Pleasure of Radical Gardening

oliver commented on Cavenaggy1's blogpost Pleasure eating
5 years, 2 months ago

"Hi, you need to submit your work here:

http://memefest.org/en/competition/application_form/..."

oliver commented on alejabedoya422's blogpost El placer en el ambiente sano
5 years, 2 months ago

"Hi, You need to submit your work here:
http://memefest.org/en/competition/application_form/..."

oliver commented on EstfaniaOrtizP's blogpost El placer de ayudar a los caninos sin hogar
5 years, 2 months ago

"Hi Estefania, you need to submit your work here:

http://memefest.org/en/competition/application_f..."

oliver likes vee 's work
5 years, 2 months ago

TRISKAIDEKA | 13 | UMAMI

oliver
5 years, 2 months ago

This is good. While "critical making" here is focusing on product design mostly, the concept can be extended to visual communication. Relevant to what we do: http://current.ecuad.ca/what-is-critical-making

oliver likes HyperLinker 's blogpost
5 years, 2 months ago

The Patchwork Model

oliver
5 years, 3 months ago

Addiction as the driving model of Facebook: http://nyti.ms/1N6K0rO

See here our festival outlines:

Capitalisms business models are based on addiction. New clothes, new technology, permanently new and innovative strategies in institutions, new cars, new mobile phones new this and that, are what we can see everyday. And our addictions rising- just think of our addiction from screens and social media and the internet- the perfect complementary drug to the pharmaceuticals- the legal drug of choice- creating an atmosphere, but never demanding, or even destroying – focus or attention. While “expanding horizons”, “exploring consciousness” and "hedonism" used to be a quality of drugs, pharmaceuticals are correctives, ironing out inappropriate behaviour. No wonder the drugged masses like to do the “right thing”. Little pleasure the pharmaceuticals give us, we must add as well.

Check the whole outlines here:

http://memefest.org/en/memeblog/2016/03/memefest--festival-outlines-pleasure/



oliver
5 years, 3 months ago

Here a good piece on the Managerial University. I see this happening every day. Its really worth your time! Whats the alternative?

http://www.demosproject.net/the-managerial-university-a-failed-experiment/

oliver
5 years, 3 months ago

The Boston Globe recently published a fake cover imagining a time when Donald Trump would be president. The first major daily doing it as the Yes Men did it with their fake New York times - although this was an art project. Art imitates life imitates art imitating life....Here more: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/apr/10/trump-president-boston-globe-predicts-news-fake-front-page

oliver
5 years, 3 months ago

Here a good list of alternative knowledge sharing platforms:

http://liquidbooks.pbworks.com/w/page/106264335/Alternative%20Platforms

oliver
5 years, 4 months ago

Remember Memefest 2013: DEBT-

Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/dec/29/fbi-coordinated-crackdown-occupy

oliver
5 years, 4 months ago

Part of this years Memefest PLEASURE outlines is devoted to the Pleasure of Hospitality (and being human). Here a wonderful short film about conversations between refugees and tourists on the Greek Island Lesbos:

http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/the-island-of-all-together/

rok
5 years, 4 months ago
What a great and touchy documentary!
housemouse
ABOUT ME

Username

housemouse


Name

stane spegel


Birth year

1964


Gender

male


Country

Slovenia


Website

http://www.stanespegel.tk


Description

Stane Špegel aka HouseMouse aka Stanislav is a composer, instrumentalist, producer and author of the multimedia content on the Slovenian art scene and is being active for a quarter of century. He released ten music albums as a solo artist and seven as a member of the various music teams (Amfibia, Neurobic, Kissik, Dig, Bionet ...). As a member of the collective Microtrip he appeared on all major and most important festival of electronic and experimental music in Slovenia, Croatia and Austria in past ten years. His works have been published in several national and international compilations, and are available both through the largest online store Amazon and in most of the world's online music services. He also produces radio and TV jingles and music for theatrical and dance performances and celebrations.

In addition to his own works Stane Špegel also deals with remixing for other authors. He remixed few tracks of funky-jazz band Elevators, the song »Lucky And Unhappy« of famous French duo Air, some songs of Dutch artist Jamez, he remixed German artist Chris Liebing and one of the leading German reggae group Sunburn In Cyprus, Eurovision pop tune »Only Love« of notorious Sisters…. In September 2003 he entered into an international tender for the adaptation of the classic songs and his musical vision of creation Erika Satiea »Gymnopedie No. 1 « ranked among the top three. It was also ranked among the top ten with a series of adaptations of American and Canadian musicians (Johnny Cash, Rose, Rubicon ...). Year 2010 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frédéric Chopin so Stane Špegel marked it with the album “Chopin Remodeled”. The eight arrangements of Chopin's masterpieces are accompanied by video films.

He authored more than twenty separate music-visual performances / exhibitions in which his sculptures, photo-manipulation prints, relief landscapes and video films are accompanied by his music. In 2007, the project Reflections and Echoes received a special recognition of the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce for its innovative approach to the integration of art and economy. With its video works he participated in several national and international video festivals. He authored, co-wrote and directored several celebrations and cultural and sporting events.


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

change the world


Faculty

Univerza v Ljubljani, Fakulteta za elektrotehniko


Education

Music composer and multimedia artist


Working place

Self employed


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