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ndolonegra

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oliver
5 years ago


Memefest 2016 Festival theme: PLEASURE


The pleasure of drugs:

At the time, I was writing a book about the politics of drug prohibition. I started to ask Ehrlichman a series of earnest, wonky questions that he impatiently waved away. “You want to know what this was really all about?” he asked with the bluntness of a man who, after public disgrace and a stretch in federal prison, had little left to protect. “The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people. You understand what I’m saying? We knew we couldn’t make it illegal to be either against the war or black, but by getting the public to associate the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin, and then criminalizing both heavily, we could disrupt those communities. We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, break up their meetings, and vilify them night after night on the evening news. Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did.”

More here: http://jezebel.com/nixons-policy-advisor-admits-he-invented-war-on-drugs-t-1766359595


Memefest outlines here: http://memefest.org/en/competition/intro/

oliver
5 years ago

Here's a good one about the new Facebook "Reactions" recently introduced to supplement the Like button.

http://thenewinquiry.com/blogs/marginal-utility/reacting-to-reactions/

oliver
5 years, 1 month ago

Will be doing a virtual Iranian cooking lesson tonight.

Here more:

THE IRANIAN VIRTUAL COOKING LESSON
Where: TEHRAN, IRAN & AROUND THE WORLD (via video call)
When: Saturday March 5, 2016 8:00pm-10:30pm Tehran time (GMT +3:30)

Join Conflict Kitchen and participants from around the world for a virtual cooking lesson and Iranian meal with Executive Chef Bahar Sarhangi, live from Tehran. You can tune in from your home kitchen to our live feed below. We will be making Khoresht-e Bademjan. You will be able to follow it live from the link bellow. If you want to cook as well see here what ingredients you need.

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oliver
5 years, 1 month ago

Here my new text in Design and Culture:

Social Innovation and Design Education: Towards a Socially Responsive Communication Design Pedagogy

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17547075.2015.1096187

oliver wrote new blogpost
5 years, 1 month ago

Expanded social documentary: strategies, techniques, and experimental forms.
Photo, video, research and storytelling master class led by Memefest curator Scott Townsend not to b...

oliver
5 years, 2 months ago

The political economy of David Bowie:

http://www.perc.org.uk/project_posts/the-political-economy-of-david-bowie/

oliver
5 years, 3 months ago

Here is a great session on institutional critique. It is focused on art, but this stuff can be very well used for non art institutions as well. Its really important stuff for a imaginative process of redirecting communication/design and art.

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oliver
5 years, 3 months ago

Sean Penn, interviews El Chapo Guzman, shortly before he gets captured again:

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/el-chapo-speaks-20160109

oliver
5 years, 4 months ago

You Can Actually Hear the Climate Changing
Bernie Krause’s vast library of field recordings reveals a sad truth: wild sounds are quickly vanishing

http://www.outsideonline.com/2035701/bernie-krause-audio-climate-change

oliver
5 years, 4 months ago

Brandalism: 600 ad takeovers in Paris before the COP21 Climate Conference

http://www.streetartnews.net/2015/11/brandalism-600-ad-takeovers-in-paris.html

oliver
5 years, 5 months ago

"A few years ago, I was being shown around a large, very technologically advanced university in Asia by its proud president. As befitted so eminent a personage, he was flanked by two burly young minders in black suits and shades, who for all I knew were carrying Kalashnikovs under their jackets. Having waxed lyrical about his gleaming new business school and state-of-the-art institute for management studies, the president paused to permit me a few words of fulsome praise. I remarked instead that there seemed to be no critical studies of any kind on his campus. He looked at me bemusedly, as though I had asked him how many Ph.D.’s in pole dancing they awarded each year, and replied rather stiffly "Your comment will be noted." He then took a small piece of cutting-edge technology out of his pocket, flicked it open and spoke a few curt words of Korean into it, probably "Kill him.""

http://chronicle.com/article/The-Slow-Death-of-the/228991/

oliver
5 years, 5 months ago

Phone Phreak Confidential The Backstory of the History of Phone Phreaking

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oliver
5 years, 6 months ago

Volkswagen’s Diesel Fraud Makes Critic of Secret Code a Prophet

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/23/nyregion/volkswagens-diesel-fraud-makes-critic-of-secret-code-a-prophet.html?_r=0

oliver
5 years, 6 months ago

http://betagoogle.com/

oliver
5 years, 6 months ago

Economist Paul Mason's blockbuster manifesto Postcapitalism suggests that markets just can't organize products whose major input isn't labor or material, but information, and that means that, for the first time in history, it's conceivable that we can have a society based on abundance.

http://boingboing.net/2015/09/15/postcapitalism-a-guide-to-our.html

oliver
5 years, 6 months ago

Camera Restricta: a wonderful student project, which measures the existing number of photos taken at a particular location and depending on the number may restrict you of taking a photo. But there is more to it: http://philippschmitt.com/projects/camera-restricta

oliver
5 years, 7 months ago

India's unusual protests: Pink underwear, poop and snakes

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34125840

oliver
5 years, 7 months ago



What’s the common factor between the tragic deaths of refugees in the Mediterranean and the Arab spring? Food shortages driven by global warming

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/aug/18/mass-migration-crisis-refugees-climate-change

oliver
5 years, 7 months ago

ndolonegra
ABOUT ME

Username

ndolonegra


Name

Nina Tratnik


Birth year

1988


Gender

female


Country

Serbia


Description

I am passionate in the art of visual storytelling. My work projects my love for music, literature, photography and design. Inspired by the aesthetic of the cities and the cultures that surround them, my career objective is to be capable of depicting the everyday beauty I see and comment on the nature of our society. Throughout my work experiences and projects, I have learned that collaborating and connecting with colleagues have enhanced my position as an artist of theatre, expanding it to all fields of creation.


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

Social development through artistic point of view or statement. My work is my tool to express not only creativity but first and foremost to show my feelings towards the world I live in. Since I consider art to be the best reflection of a community, society and the people themselves I feel therefor art is perhaps best presented when people have worked together to create it.


Faculty

KPGT (Kazaliste Pozoriste Gledalisce Teater), Belgrade, Serbia


Education

theatre director


Working place

freelance


Collaborators

anyone and everyone


Music I like

from Africa through Middle East and Asia going to South and North America and coming all the way back to Balkans and Europe // Tagore – "Music is the purest form of art"


Books I like

I. Bergman (Images, The Magic Lantern, Best Intentions)
B. Brecht (Baal, Man Equals Man, Elephant Calf)
A. P. Cehov (The Duel and Other Stories)
I. Stropnik (Triangel --Slovarjenje melanholije in radozivosti)
I. Andric (Travnicka hronika)
J. Butcher (Scaramouche Jones)


Films I like

Import Export, Paradise (trilogy), Dog Days / Ulrich Seidl
In the mood for love, 2046, Chungking Express, Eros / Wong Kar-wai
F for Fake / Orson Welles
Kynodontas, Alpi / Giorgos Lanthimos
About Elly, Separation / Asghar Farhadi
Sedmikrasky / Vera Chytilova
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto! / Pedro Almodovar
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...Spring, Bin-Jip / Kim Ki-duk
Cries and Whispers, Fanny and Alexander, Wild Strawberries / Ingmar Bergman
Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie, Belle de jour / Luis Buñuel
Sunset Limited / Tommy Lee Jones
Chronique d'un ete / Jean Rouch


Communication projects I like

'Kuca' / Biljana Golubovic, Dragan Dragin / Prague
Pergamon Set / Dragan Stojcevski / Istanbul, Berlin
IN S(P)ITE OF FIRE / BELEF / Beograd


Websites I like

... oh so many


People I like

I like people.


COMRADES
oliver