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Lukaspenney

DESIGNER   +   ACTIVIST   +   ARTIST

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oliver
2 years, 5 months ago

A necessary read on how machines, software and AI are changing the culture of photography and image

Invisible Images (Your Pictures Are Looking at You)
By Trevor Paglen

http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/invisible-images-your-pictures-are-looking-at-you/

So what is the future of photography and communication design? And how should we change what we teach students in both areas to remain both fields as a relevant body of knowledge- practiced by humans?

oliver
2 years, 6 months ago

This is super interesting and important to read. Trumps communication culture is based on "black FB posts"- and labor exploitation via design crowd sourcing platforms in Asia.

How the Trump Campaign Built an Identity Database and Used Facebook Ads to Win the Election:

https://medium.com/startup-grind/how-the-trump-campaign-built-an-identity-database-and-used-facebook-ads-to-win-the-election-4ff7d24269ac#.a8g1zym56

and this:

Never mind the algorithms: the role of click farms and exploited digital labor in Trump’s election

http://www.casilli.fr/2016/11/20/never-mind-the-algorithms-the-role-of-exploited-digital-labor-and-global-click-farms-in-trumps-election/

Vida
2 years, 6 months ago
Thanks Oliver, crazy dangerous indeed!
oliver
2 years, 7 months ago

Read this, its important:

Surveillance Self-Defense Against the Trump Administration

https://theintercept.com/2016/11/12/surveillance-self-defense-against-the-trump-administration/

oliver
2 years, 7 months ago

I would like to invite you all to the Memefest Symposium/ Workshops/ Interventions starting in ten days on the 21.11. at Swinburne University, here in Melbourne. We will again reconnect the Memefest network. We have invited fantastic people from around the world to work with. We will research and practice PLEASURE. Come, you are warmly invited.

Register for the free event here:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2nd-memefestswinburne-extradisciplinary-symposium-workshop-intervention-tickets-28748618893

oliver
2 years, 7 months ago

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oliver
2 years, 8 months ago

Why the world fears refugees
Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman's words about why people in the EU, and elsewhere, are scared of refugees.

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Memefest wrote new blogpost
2 years, 8 months ago

Memefest/Swinburne International Symposium/ Workshops Intervention 21-28 November, 2016 Swinburne University
We are highly excited to announce that from November 21st to November 28th , Memefest will again hol...

oliver
2 years, 9 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
2 years, 9 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
2 years, 9 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
2 years, 9 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
2 years, 10 months 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
2 years, 11 months 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
2 years, 11 months 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
2 years, 11 months ago

The Pleasure of Radical Gardening

oliver commented on Cavenaggy1's blogpost Pleasure eating
3 years 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
3 years 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
3 years ago

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

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

oliver likes vee 's work
3 years ago

TRISKAIDEKA | 13 | UMAMI

Lukaspenney
ABOUT ME

Username

Lukaspenney


Name

Lukas Penney


Birth year

1991


Gender

male


Country

Australia


Website

http://lukaspenney.com/


Description

Lukas Penney is a Melbourne artist and communication designer involved in a range of art, activist and social good projects that seek to make the world a better place. Lukas has strong freelance experience in design for print and information design, but his main talent and passion is entrepreneurial activity to promote community engagement. In 2017, Lukas was program assistant for Swinburne’s International Sustainability Project in collaboration with Tra Vinh University, Vietnam that focused on cross-cultural communication and sustainability initiatives. In 2013, Lukas was co-curator and event manager for Croft Alley Productions, an open-air street art exhibition in a laneway in Melbourne. As Runner-up in the Newstar Design Awards, 2015, he received a Mentorship with Ken Cato. In 2015, he was a member of the organising committee for agIdeas and Melbourne International Design Week. Lukas completed his honours degree in communication design from Swinburne University of Technology.


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

Passionate about making positive change with social responsible design, youth empowerment and collective mobilisation.


Education

Communication designer


Music I like

Ethnomusicology
Brian Eno
Analog Africa
Brazillian
Jazz
Lee Gamble
Nicolas Jaar
Other People
Stroboscopic Artefacts
Disco


Books I like

David Graeber
Abdulla Öcalan
Carl Gustav Jung
Hermann Hesse


Films I like

Amelie
Embrace of the Serpent
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Bernardo Bertolucci
Paolo Sorrentino
Wes Anderson
Michel Gondry


People I like

Noam Chomsky


COMRADES
oliver