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A Fruit that Asked Questions

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Food is a social medium. Michael Rakowitz explores in this beautiful project exactly this dimension. As a medium food can carry a story and it can raise questions. Food has symbolic meaning and it creates meaning in situations. It can ...

DEBTfest: Investigating Indebted Brisbane- The Event- Workshop/Research Seminar/Intervention

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DEBT was our theme of interest for almost a year. The importance of critically researching DEBT can hardly be exaggerated. DEBT has become a major instrument of social control. Millions are victims of DEBT, and indebted life has become naturalised ...

The DEBT Workshop/Seminar/Intervention- First Impressions

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First Memefest/Queensland College of Art extradisciplinary workshop/seminar/intervention, here in Brisbane, happened in late November. We invited a diverse international group to research DEBT further, to learn about it's relation to Brisbane and to intervene.

The collaborators ...

Listening to Brisbane

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Dear all Memefest/QCA DEBT Workshop/Seminar participants- two more days and we start. See you soon.

DAY one 15 November 15th:

9 am- @ Queensland College of Art
Welcome and Introduction to the Workshop/Seminar (Oliver Vodeb), introduction of participants ...

Pre DEBT Workshop activities

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Dear all, a bit more than two weeks and we will all meet in beautiful Brisbane!
We will have enough time to collaboratively reflect on the many issues of DEBT at the workshop. However as announced we will collaboratively investigate ...

Memefest DEBT- Free The Network

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Debt has many effects. One of them is this project. Rethinking, remaking, re imagining our internet. Communication is essential. Have a look at this fantastic initiative. How else can we respond to DEBT?

Have a look at our Festival outlines ...

Memefest 012 Festival Outlines: DEBT

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You can’t evict an idea whose time has come!

These words express the nature of the current global movement against the rule of money over life. They belong to the people, the 99%, who are bringing the fundamental urgent ...

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Since 2003 we have been using a blog platform as tactical media to reflect, critique, comment and inform around the broad field of communication. Now in 2010 with our newly conceived on-line platform we hope that through time this space will evolve in a collaborative blog media with a wider group of contributors to the global discourse around social responsibility of media and communication. Stuff that you can find here is either original or carefully and originally edited from other sources.  There is a good chance that you will find things that will be of good use for you too if you follow us more regularly.

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