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3 weeks, 4 days ago

The Critique of Design Thinking is a bit naive, but there is a lot in here which deserves support. Quite a few things similar to our Memefest workshop approaches. The idea that good design is potentially solving problems created by bad design is one of them. Still what's missing is an emphasis on decolonization:


1 month ago

This is really worrying if we don't find an alternative. Its interesting because the growing distrust to media was mostly visible in advertising first. Now media as such will become distrusted but with potentially severe consequences.

AI and the End of Truth
Think the current fake news issue is bad? It won’t get any better with AI.


1 month ago

Organizing for protest on Facebook will make you vulnerable as your activities are monitored and data fwd to police and other control agencies:

Inauguration-protest arrests lead to Facebook data prosecution
Move fast and break democracy.


1 month, 2 weeks ago

Is America Prepared for Meme Warfare?


1 month ago
I am here. We are not prepared as last I checked.
1 month ago

This is a must read to understand the logic of current medias "fake news" potential.

The Macedonian Teens Who Mastered Fake News


2 months, 2 weeks ago

Anti-surveillance clothing aims to hide wearers from facial recognition

Hyperface project involves printing patterns on to clothing or textiles that computers interpret as a face, in fightback against intrusive technology


2 months, 2 weeks ago

It is great to see how Jafri connects with other protesters and voices with his unifying message STOP RACISM NOW.


Here again the website created at this years Memefest- check it out and do consider supporting Jafri's campaign with a donation. It will truly go a long way!!


2 months, 3 weeks ago

Go Pro: The Hyper-Professionalization of the Emerging Artist


3 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


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?

3 months, 3 weeks 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:


and this:

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


3 months, 3 weeks ago
Thanks Oliver, crazy dangerous indeed!
4 months, 1 week ago

Read this, its important:

Surveillance Self-Defense Against the Trump Administration


4 months, 1 week 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:


4 months, 2 weeks ago

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5 months, 1 week 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
5 months, 2 weeks 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...

6 months, 1 week ago

Every advert in a London Underground station has been replaced with cat photos


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

6 months, 2 weeks 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


Check Memefest outlines and more about out take on the Pleasure of drugs here: http://memefest.org/en/competition/intro/

6 months, 3 weeks 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/





Teagan Markey

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I am an emerging graphic designer with a passion for craft, design and D.I.Y. I love exploring new ideas and using a variety of techniques, and am always keen to learn new things about design. My current workplace position as supervisor has taught me a variety of skills in relation to teamwork, responsibility, and organisation.

I am currently studying my final year of Visual Communication Design at The Queensland College of Art. I have also completed my Certificate II in Business Communication Technologies, giving me a business related edge within the design industry. I have also completed an internship at Liveworm Studio’s where I was briefed by clients, presented to clients and went through the process of pre-press for print for an invitation I designed for an gallery event at the Project Gallery, Queensland College of Art.

I love sewing, scrapbooking, baking, jewellery making, creating new things, trying random ideas and generally having fun with imagination, art, craft and design. On the other-hand, I am extremely organised, I love to problem solve and thrive within team situations.

I’m a big activist for recycling and believe that this should go hand in hand with design. Reusing and recreating by taking something old and making it new again is a subject I am passionate about, and a subject I think its very relevant in our current problematic world.

I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

Promoting a world that is self-sufficient, employs sustainable practices that ensures natural resources are preserved for future generations.


Queensland College of Art


Graphic Designer

Communication projects I like

Dirty Water Campaign

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