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Almer

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oliver
6 hours, 25 minutes ago

Just received a msg from Ricardo Dominguez, who co -curated this years Memefest Beyond... category. Ricardo is a founding member of The Electronic Disturbance Theatre which just launched a project in response to the violence of Mexicos government in relation to the dissapearence of 43 students few weeks ago. Please read this, check the project/web sites and participate:


Please join us in a collective act of electronic civil disobedience in solidarity with the 11 students recently arrested in Mexico for protesting against the state’s involvement in the disappearance 43 students from the college of Ayotzinapa. When you join the action, your web browser will send mass page requests to the website of Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto and the website of Televisa (for example: "http://www.presidencia.gob.mx/Luis Carlos Pichardo Moreno.derechoshumanos"), filling their error logs with the names of the 11 detainees.


http://www.thing.net/~rdom/ZapatistasMayo24/

http://www.thing.net/~rdom/TodosSomosAyotzinapa/

oliver
1 day, 20 hours ago

Here Tom Liaces about the Memefest symposium and workshop in Melbourne, including slides of his presentation:

http://socialforsurvival.com/2014/11/26/reshaping-the-world-in-melbourne/

oliver
1 week ago

Here the great Rebelart does a cool post about this years Memefest Friendly Competition Results:

http://rebelart.net/memefest-2014-die-gewinner/0016730/

oliver
1 month ago

I am passing this video made by the Brisbane Aboriginal Embassy. November 8-16 G20 meeting is held in Brisbane. BASE is inviting everyone to join the activities based in Musgrave park and to contribute to and participate in the dialogue on how to decolonize. This is also a great opportunity for anyone that has participated in last years Memefest activities in Brisbane, collaborating with the Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy. Right after this events, you are invited to come down to Melbourne to participate in this years Memefest event (18-25 November)- you are warmly invited!

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oliver wrote new blogpost
1 month, 1 week ago

Friendly Competition Results will be Announced November 5th!
Dear community, dear comrades and friends. We have initially announced that results of this years Me...

oliver
1 month, 2 weeks ago

Just in case you have been wondering what the payment ratio of managers and employees are: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29587707

oliver
1 month, 2 weeks ago

Here the latest interview with whistleblower Edward Snowden:

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oliver
1 month, 4 weeks ago


Neoliberalism has brought out the worst in us

An economic system that rewards psychopathic personality traits has changed our ethics and our personalities:

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/29/neoliberalism-economic-system-ethics-personality-psychopathicsthic

oliver
2 months ago

...and OCCUPY is back on the streets. Occupy Central in Hong Kong:

http://time.com/3439242/hong-kong-democracy-china-ocuppy-central/

students initiated protests claim the right to the city. I am very interested to see if there is any change/evolution in the type of organsation and communication in this.

oliver wrote new blogpost
2 months ago

RADICAL INTIMACIES: DIALOGUE IN OUR TIMES: Friendly Competition Deadline Closed!
We are very excited to have received inspiring works from around the world to this years Friendly co...

oliver wrote new blogpost
2 months, 1 week ago

Deadline Extended! Artists, Critical Writers and Communication Design Interventionists- 5 More Days to go!
Well, well... how great to see inspiring works from around the globe being submitted to this years M...

oliver likes marianoequizzi 's blogpost
2 months, 1 week ago

Laser Beam and Medusa's gaze.

oliver
2 months, 3 weeks ago

My old Amigo Tom Liacas, on Dialogue! " ...let’s not forget to acknowledge the early kicks in the butt that made it all possible!"

http://socialforsurvival.com/2014/09/01/dialogue-and-that-sonofabitch-called-power/

sumankabiraj
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Wonderful
oliver wrote new blogpost
3 months, 1 week ago

Contacts : the little mean sexy book that gives you what Facebook friends never can
First I thought it was Luther Blisset, than I was sure it was Banksy, ...but it wasn't him. Who was ...

oliver wrote new blogpost
3 months, 2 weeks ago

How Can we Think and Practice Dialogue Today?
Dialogue is the crucial form of communication. It makes us able to communicate beyond differences an...

oliver
3 months, 3 weeks ago

Our festival 2014 theme Radical Intimacies: Dialogue in our Times has been also inspired by the work of Eva Illouz.

In our festival outlines http://www.memefest.org/en/competition/intro/ we also talk about Israel and Palestine. The war in Gaza sadly started two weeks after we published our outliens. Here a shorter interview with Eva Illouz about the conflict and lack of dialogue:

http://tinyurl.com/q39mrjw

oliver
3 months, 4 weeks ago

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oliver commented on oliver's blogpost Memefest Online Social Network: A Dialogue on Present State and Future Strategies
3 months, 4 weeks ago

"Hey Scott, an old friend of mine, Tom, who worked with me at the very beginnig of Memefest sent me t..."

oliver commented on oliver's blogpost Memefest Online Social Network: A Dialogue on Present State and Future Strategies
4 months ago

"Memefest online social network was not designed to network between friends, but comrades. I dont hav..."

oliver wrote new blogpost
4 months ago

Memefest Online Social Network: A Dialogue on Present State and Future Strategies
Few weeks ago I posted this on my community board here at Memefest and there was some response, and ...

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Name Alessandro Mercuri

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Websitehttp://www.parislike.com/

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Editor-in- chief of ParisLike, webmagazine about art, creativity and culture.
Author of two literary essays: Kafka-Cola, sans pitié ni sucre ajouté (2008) and Peeping Tom (2011) published by the Éditions Léo Scheer.

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