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Memefest Brisbane Seminar/Workshop/ Intervention- Food Democracy PROGRAM DRAFT!

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So..here we go. Bellow is a draft of the program for the event here in Brisbane that will take place from the 4.11.-11.11. http://tinyurl.com/l3m28mm

(update (25.10): there have already been few changes ...

FOOD DEMOCRACY meme visuals

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Here we go - the posters are cooked!

The ingredients for this year dish was:
- 2 kg of images with strong but at the same time open narration
- 6 pieces of vernacular typography normally used in small local groceries
- a pinch ...

Memefest 2012 Festival Poster

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Created in collaboration with Montreal based designer and Memefest curatorial bord member Kevin Yuen Kit Lo, who visually beautifully designed Debt's dark world, here is this years Memefest poster.

We have been discussing a lot and in the end ...

Money is a poor man's credit card

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The quote "money is a poor man's credit card" comes from Marshall Mcluhan and fits perfect in out debt driven times.

Here are a few media that create a pretty good narrative perspective. First DJ Spooky remixed Mcluhan. Second ...

Game Show Debord

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This is pretty fantastic. A game show spectacle uses Guy Debord as content.

I would be interested to see how would Debord comment on this.

Just a little reminder: "The spectacle is not a collection of images, rather, it is ...

Welcome to Pine Point!

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Credited to Paul Shoebridge, Michael Simons and the National Film Board of Canada this is one of the most beautiful and strong pieces of interactive story telling I have seen and one of my favourite works submitted to Memefest.

In ...

Pepper Spraying Cop Lt. John Pike

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Few days ago, students in solidarity with the worldwide Occupy movement peacefully protested at University California Davis. What happened became news around the world. It showed the nature of a big part of the corporate University systen through the naked ...

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