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alanhill

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oliver
4 days, 12 hours ago

If the form-filling that plagues academia is pointless, why do academics comply with it?

"Yet it does not account for the moralising and punitive manner in which bureaucratic demands are formulated. They are derived from private sector managerialism, yet while they have been largely flushed out of business itself, they are applied to academia in a correctional spirit, as if it is not behaving in a sufficiently businesslike manner."

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/features/bureaucracy-why-wont-scholars-break-their-paper-chains/2020256.fullarticle#.VV7akHDzqcU.facebook

oliver
1 week, 5 days ago

The mapping of power structures masters Bureau d'Etudes have published a book with a large selection of their maps and reflections on them. Atlas of Agendas, looking very good:

http://bureaudetudes.org/2015/04/23/atlas-of-agendas-mapping-the-power-mapping-the-commons-2015/

oliver
2 weeks, 2 days ago

Tehran Becomes Giant Open-Air Art Gallery

The city's mayor had 1,500 billboards, which were once covered with advertisements, replaced with reproductions of works of art from some Western and Iranian artists...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/07/tehran-art-gallery_n_7233522.html

Dejch
2 weeks, 2 days ago
Great!
oliver
3 weeks, 4 days ago

Techniques of the Observer.

LAURA POITRAS and HITO STEYERL in Conversation about filmmaking, perception, disclosure, encryption, and the promise and peril of the image.

oliver
3 weeks, 4 days ago
Here the link to the full text : https://artforum.com/inprint/issue=201505&id=51563
oliver
3 weeks, 5 days ago

Here is an WIRED article titled:"The Age of Drone Vandalism Begins With an Epic NYC Tag"

http://www.wired.com/2015/04/age-drone-vandalism-begins-epic-nyc-tag/

Is there a future for Drones as Culture Jamming/disruption technology? Seems so.

oliver
1 month, 3 weeks ago

In the lonely Cockpit of our Lives- Franco Bifo Berardi on the Germanwings Tragedy, which is believed to have been intentionally crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz

http://versobooks.tumblr.com/post/115308993283/in-the-lonely-cockpit-of-our-lives-franco-bifo

oliver
1 month, 3 weeks ago

ISIS to Exhibit Floating Pavilion of Art Destruction at Venice Biennale?

http://hyperallergic.com/195279/isis-to-exhibit-floating-pavilion-of-art-destruction-at-venice-biennale/

oliver
1 month, 3 weeks ago

Facebook tracks the web browsing of everyone who visits a page on its site even if the user does not have an account or has explicitly opted out of tracking.

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/mar/31/facebook-tracks-all-visitors-breaching-eu-law-report

oliver wrote new blogpost
2 months ago

WHITE & BLACK FILM / Vladimír Turner
In 2012 Memefest Awarded Czech artist Vladimir Turner the special award for Imaginative Critical Int...

oliver
2 months, 1 week ago

I have watched Citizenfour http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4044364/
Few days ago. Its brilliant. I made me also install encription software to my phone. Can everyone please install "Signal" on their IPhones and "Textsecure" on your Android? It's free... https://whispersystems.org Seriously I am not really keen on getting non encripted sms and I'd prefer to talk via encripted chanells as well. For it to work both parties need to have this installed.

oliver commented on lisagye's blogpost Invasion Day Rally Melbourne 2015
4 months ago

"Thank you Lisa for writing this. It was a great experience and I feel proud of our all work and the ..."

Vida commented on lisagye's blogpost Invasion Day Rally Melbourne 2015
4 months ago

"Thank you for writing this Lisa. This event was much more significant for aboriginal people than I w..."

Vida likes lisagye 's blogpost
4 months ago

Invasion Day Rally Melbourne 2015

oliver
4 months ago

In Your Wildest Schemes
The free market won’t stop climate change, but its failure is inspiring the people who will

https://medium.com/the-nib/in-your-wildest-schemes-the-market-vs-climate-change-1b76763bd3d4

oliver
4 months, 2 weeks ago

#‎jesuischarlie‬

Here a response from Banksy. A crazy, sad tragedy for free speech that is happening in France at the moment.

oliver
4 months, 2 weeks ago
But read also this- its a important analysis and one that is very critical on Charlie Hebdo's satire.

http://www.hoodedutilitarian.com/2015/01/in-the-wake-of-charlie-hebdo-free-speech-does-not-mean-freedom-from-criticism/
lokidesign
4 months, 2 weeks ago
From my point of view, people of colour are finding their voice silenced everywhere, whereas a colonial white majority are basically saying "I AM (in support of the expression of) RACISM" without a second thought to think critically about why some lives seem to matter so much more than others, and how much that might hurt their "friends".
tliacas
4 months, 2 weeks ago
No matter what lens we try to see these events through, they defy ideological analysis one way or another. It is understandable that sudden terror and violence beg explanations. Personally, no single line of argument works 100% for me here.
oliver wrote on BernadetteMM 's board
5 months ago

Dear Bernadette- merry christmass! Hope you are well and having nice times in the festive period.

Iam writing as we would need to get the videos for the maayali web site as we have disccused. We are tight with deadlines are want to get this out in the next 2-3 weeks. Please upload them somewhere and send me the links.

How is everything on your side- what's the situation with the longer version of the video?

Best, Oliver

BernadetteMM
4 months, 4 weeks ago
Hi Oliver,

I will have the files uploaded to dropbox by tomorrow morning and send you and Ashlea the links.

+ I also have to ask/clarify several things with you in regards to the longer version of the film as it seems the memefest grapevine is a little more disorganised than it could be - which is a little frustrating when we all have a short amount of time & a lot to co-ordinate and finalise. But I will get into specifics tomorrow when I send the links and then we can start the new year all on the same page!

All the best, Bernadette
oliver
4 months, 3 weeks ago
Hi Bernadette- thanks. Looking forward to receive the dropbox link! As for any questions re the longer version- yes we can talk any time, just let me know. Happy new year and all my best to you too! Oliver
oliver likes tliacas 's blogpost
5 months, 1 week ago

Is our planet screwed? Well, maybe not…

alanhill
About me

Usernamealanhill

Name Alan Hill

Birth year1980

Gendermale

CountryAustralia

Websitehttp://cdp.edu.au

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