Memefest operates between academia, community and professional practice and marginal social positions. Imagine we are a global network of critical academics, curious students, adventurous professionals, passionate activists, gifted amateurs and close friends. //Radical design +extradisciplinary praxis. Social and environmental change +decolonisation of knowledge and the public sphere. *Since 2002 (Happy 22th birthday!)

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New Book: Radical Intimacies

Our new and fresh book!! An investigation into the key aspects of capitalist domination and resistance to it through design; its five sections explore dialogue, power, land, interventions, and radical praxis. Check it out!

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Memefest Saigon

We discovered the relational City and looked at the construction of space through food in beautiful Saigon. Also, it was a celebration of 20 years of Memefest!

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Memefest Book Food Democracy

In a world where privatization and capitalism dominate the global economy, this beautiful book asks how to make socially responsive communication, design and art that counters the role of the food industry as a machine of consumption.

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Radical Intimacies, book launch talk series!
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08.11.2023

Radical Intimacies, book launch talk series!

We are delighted to announce the Melbourne launch of our new book Radical Intimacies, Designing Non-Extractive Relationalities (Intellect). The book will be launched in a special series of talks and conversations in collaboration with the Melbourne Free University in November and December. Read more about the talks and find out the dates below.

See more about the book here: http://www.memefes…

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Interventions

Memefest Interventions are global manifestations of direct action: education, investigation and social engagement.

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Check out our books * Radical knowledge beautifully designed *

Demonstrating Relevance: Response-Ability

A collection of texts and visual works with the suggestive title Demonstrating Relevance: Response-Ability, and subtitle Theory, Practice and Imagination of Socially Responsive Communication - edited and curated by Oliver Vodeb and Nikola Janović - brings a different, fresh and radical interdisciplinary reflexive look at communications, design and media practices and theories. It contains works that were created between 2002 and 2009 in the context of the International Festival of Radical Communication MEMEFEST and additional new reflections written in the end of 2010. It also includes classic texts by Bruno Latour, Douglas Rushkoff, Richard Barbrook, Naomi Klein and John Arquila and David Ronfeldt. This is a crucial book for anyone interested in radical and socially responsive design, art and communication.

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