DEMONSTRATING RELEVANCE: RESPONSE-ABILITY is out now.
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OK. We just published the submission form. To submit your work go to this page and choose your category. We are very much looking forward to see your works!
We have received many emails asking when the submit form will be online.
Just to let you know, we are working on this- and it should be online till end of the week.
Please be patient. But there is no need to panic. Deadline for submissions is January 20th 2011. So there is plenty of time left.
With the most ambitious festival outlines to date:
LOVE:CONFLICT:IMAGINATION, Memefest announces the start of this years worldwide process in creating Radical communication works in the fields of critical writing and visual communication practice.
We are connecting text, video and sound in to a conceptual mix that aims to find creative ways of rethinking and redesigning the relation of love:conflict:imagination within the perspective of communication for social change.
If you are interested in participation in the visual communications practice field, click here.
If you are interested in participation in the critical writing field, click here.
Participation is free of charge and there is no age limit or any other restriction.
Deadline for submissions is January 20th 2011!
Good news: After months of discussions, conceptualization, design and now programming, this platform is not far away from being finished and ready to use. There are several improvements from the old web site.
The most important one is obviously the social- networking community part. Everyone will be able to create his/her own communication environment where personal contacts and a public discourse meet. There is many things that you will be able to do. For one there is the possibility to write blogs. The blog posts will than be of course read by your comrades within your network but at the same time this posts will be published in our Openblog platform for anyone (meaning also visitors who do not create personal profiles) to read. You can post original content or you can import content from other blogs via rss. But that's just one thing. Have a look for yourself and find out...
As for the whole networking part- we think that social relations are important and they should be held in open independent environments and not in commercial spaces like Facebook and this is such a space. Here you are not a digital laborer!
There are other important new things everyone can use. Take for example the project part. In this space we want to build a archive of radical communication projects. We will put special emphasis on project dimensions that are usually left without attention. Like for example the question "How did your project benefit the wider society?" It's a simple question, but in general not that easy to answer. It will be interesting to see what kind of projects will be posted, how the authors will articulate it and what the community will think about them.
There is also the function that allows you to ask other community members, the ones that you respect, to comment on your work. And also, a function that allows you to reblog other blog posts.
We don't want to get to long in this news post, but we are kinda excited. Have a look at the newly organized galleries, with works from previous festival years. There are many, many exciting works that you can study.
More things will be added through time, like the knowledge part, where 5 different editors will pick up the best from the fields of art, philosophy, sociology, communication studies, pedagogy and design.
So, welcome to this new space and enjoy your time. We hope to see you around often,maybe we will even become friends....or as we prefer to call it : comrades. :)
ps: If you experience any problems on this website or if you have some questions or comments about it, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
We are in the process of forming our new hand picked curatorial and editorial board that will review and feedback on your submissions. You can have a look at who is already on board in the curators and editors section.
However note, that this list is not definitive yet. We will complete the list till mid October- latest!
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