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ndolonegra

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oliver
4 years, 8 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
4 years, 8 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
4 years, 8 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
4 years, 8 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
4 years, 9 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
4 years, 10 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
4 years, 10 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
4 years, 10 months ago

The Pleasure of Radical Gardening

oliver commented on Cavenaggy1's blogpost Pleasure eating
4 years, 11 months 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
4 years, 11 months 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
4 years, 11 months ago

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

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

oliver likes vee 's work
5 years ago

TRISKAIDEKA | 13 | UMAMI

oliver
5 years ago

This is good. While "critical making" here is focusing on product design mostly, the concept can be extended to visual communication. Relevant to what we do: http://current.ecuad.ca/what-is-critical-making

oliver likes HyperLinker 's blogpost
5 years ago

The Patchwork Model

oliver
5 years ago

Addiction as the driving model of Facebook: http://nyti.ms/1N6K0rO

See here our festival outlines:

Capitalisms business models are based on addiction. New clothes, new technology, permanently new and innovative strategies in institutions, new cars, new mobile phones new this and that, are what we can see everyday. And our addictions rising- just think of our addiction from screens and social media and the internet- the perfect complementary drug to the pharmaceuticals- the legal drug of choice- creating an atmosphere, but never demanding, or even destroying – focus or attention. While “expanding horizons”, “exploring consciousness” and "hedonism" used to be a quality of drugs, pharmaceuticals are correctives, ironing out inappropriate behaviour. No wonder the drugged masses like to do the “right thing”. Little pleasure the pharmaceuticals give us, we must add as well.

Check the whole outlines here:

http://memefest.org/en/memeblog/2016/03/memefest--festival-outlines-pleasure/



oliver
5 years ago

Here a good piece on the Managerial University. I see this happening every day. Its really worth your time! Whats the alternative?

http://www.demosproject.net/the-managerial-university-a-failed-experiment/

oliver
5 years, 1 month ago

The Boston Globe recently published a fake cover imagining a time when Donald Trump would be president. The first major daily doing it as the Yes Men did it with their fake New York times - although this was an art project. Art imitates life imitates art imitating life....Here more: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/apr/10/trump-president-boston-globe-predicts-news-fake-front-page

oliver
5 years, 1 month ago

Here a good list of alternative knowledge sharing platforms:

http://liquidbooks.pbworks.com/w/page/106264335/Alternative%20Platforms

oliver
5 years, 1 month ago

Remember Memefest 2013: DEBT-

Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/dec/29/fbi-coordinated-crackdown-occupy

oliver
5 years, 2 months ago

Part of this years Memefest PLEASURE outlines is devoted to the Pleasure of Hospitality (and being human). Here a wonderful short film about conversations between refugees and tourists on the Greek Island Lesbos:

http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/the-island-of-all-together/

rok
5 years, 1 month ago
What a great and touchy documentary!
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