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stephen_designer wrote new blogpost
3 years, 3 months ago

Your 20 Sources and 20 People for this Year 2020
This OPENBLOG 2020 theme is for all MEMEFEST MEMBERS to freely participate in.

The idea is to he...

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3 years, 3 months ago

Blueprints for Change Manual

5 years, 7 months ago

I'm ecstatic, I just found a way to use my art & design to help an environmental issue close to my heart, & leave a positive legacy for thousands of years! It's already a proven successful strategy & of course one day other factors may reduce its effectiveness but finding a greater purpose for my creativity has been a struggle for me for some years. I'll write about it soon. :)

5 years, 7 months ago

I read this article "An Existential View Of Loneliness" years ago when I was lonely and it helped me think better about loneliness. Rethinking and changing my perspective of loneliness, so I hope it can benefit someone in some way by sharing it here. "Loneliness, on this view, is an experience to be welcomed rather than banished, for it brings us face to face with two of life's most important questions: What is life really all about, and how should I use my freedom to define myself?" Link here: http://philosophicalsociety.com/Archives/An%20Existential%20View%20Of%20Loneliness.htm

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5 years, 7 months ago

Talking with the moster.

5 years, 7 months ago

I'm so happy to be back on memefest! It's amazing to see you are still active on here Oliver, that's awesome to see! I haven't been on memefest for three years I think.

So tonight I have just watched the new Blade Runner 2049 movie for the second time! Blade Runner 2049 is blowing my mind, both in beautiful and amazing cinematography/acting and the many various topics it brings up. Such as futuristic SciFi slavery, cloning, technology, sex, power, control, authority, ethics etc. Then architecture, music, sound design, design disciplines that helped make Blade Runner 2049 film possible! Script writing too. There are so many tiny details in the film. Just an example is the way they portray a giant built man who wears tiny glasses creating part of his character profile is interesting. I plan on watching Blade Runner 2049 three more times this month while it's still in the cinema as it's not only entertainment for me, it's also for my own personal research for the cyber punk/glitch video styles, futuristic ideology/themes.

I hope I've convinced my comrades on memefest to go see Blade Runner 2049 at the cinema soon and indulge in watching it more than once. But don't watch the full movie trailers, if you watch the two official movie trailers for Blade Runner 2049 you'll basically see the entire movie which is huge spoiler. If you want surprises don't watch the movie trailers.

You can watch the first Blade Runner movie first, but it's not totally necessary, it just helps you understand the full story line if you watch the first movie.

This Blade Runner 2049 movie has come out at the perfect timing for me as I'm super interested in cyber punk/glitch video theme/style lately. I've gotten interested in Cyber Punk/glitches because of some new computer games I've found over the past two years that are currently being developed. Wanting to experiment with glitch videos now.

Another great movie to watch I recommend is the new movie called Atomic Blonde, came out in 2017. For some of the similar reasons as Blade Runner I love Atomic Blonde movie.

But above all else I hope to now be intellectually stimulated on memefest!

stephen_designer commented on marianoequizzi's blogpost Max Ernst is watching you
8 years, 4 months ago

"I had to search the internet for Max Ernst to help me understand this. Very interesting...."

stephen_designer commented on tliacas's blogpost Is our planet screwed? Well, maybe not…
8 years, 4 months ago

"That's interesting to think about that social networks media can be the strongest tool for establish..."

stephen_designer commented on marianoequizzi's blogpost once we were thinkers
8 years, 4 months ago

"What now approach do you mean? The teachers and workshop makers are trying to use stuffs and gizmos ..."

8 years, 4 months ago

I listened to the critical discussion/debate about "Islam and Democracy" on the BBC World Service Radio Station in UK on 20 January 2015. The guest speakers were amazing to listen to! Well worth tracking down this radio talk to listen too.

"Democracy to be examined and explored across the BBC on Democracy Day" this is the official website with the list of live events: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2015/democracy-day

8 years, 4 months ago
Thanks Stephen- cant find any links to the actual shows on the link you sent though, or are the shows not recorded and uploaded?
8 years, 4 months ago
Sorry for the confusion, that link only has brief descriptions of the radio shows. I now just did a search for it and found the full talk uploaded on youtube, Here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B96CxlYg1UI
I actually only came across the talk on radio in the last half, so now I can listen to the first half :)

I just found another talk on the "Does Democracy Work?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuzSTnEyE8w
8 years, 4 months ago
Thanks for that!
8 years, 4 months ago
I just noticed BBC has uploaded the "Islam and Democracy" talk to the BBC website for the time being, that's where the Youtube video came from says in description. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02h863b
8 years, 8 months ago

I picked some of the most interesting questioning quotes from the article “Where The World Is Headed” on Philosophical Society. http://www.philosophicalsociety.com/beyond_the_end.html

“Perhaps there is very little vivacity in us, and we turn perpetually to the goings-on of culture to feel alive or a little less alone.”

“How is the “movement toward the less exalted” continued? What are the growth prospects for an ontology of absence?”

“Perhaps in the years ahead, the utensils of the technological imagination would have wiped out reflective cerebration altogether and substituted it with total passivity and a giddy nod to all things new.”

“Can anything stall or interrupt the technological march to the unknown? Might there be a moment or fortuitous event which conjures the human mind back to its beginnings and re-acquaints it with its finitude, re-acquaints it with the basic moral and metaphysical questions of life?”

“The verdict being that technologists, not poets or artists, are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.”

8 years, 8 months ago

Finally read another article on Philosophical Society about "A Deep, Lasting Defeatism Of The Real". I found this one particularly interesting.

stephen_designer commented on oliver's blogpost Memefest Online Social Network: A Dialogue on Present State and Future Strategies
8 years, 9 months ago

"Through my experience on Memefest I think Memefest is an online social network where people do not u..."

8 years, 9 months ago

Sigmund Freud and Anna Freud on the ego. Read about it, it's very interesting!

stephen_designer commented on oliver's blogpost Pepper Spraying Cop Lt. John Pike
8 years, 9 months ago

"I saw the video/s and researched more in-depth about this incident around when it happened or very c..."

stephen_designer commented on Imp's blogpost IMP-Act
8 years, 9 months ago

"This is really interesting...."

stephen_designer commented on Jason's blogpost Urgent Invitation
8 years, 10 months ago

"This is a great idea and opportunity. And great to know it is a Brisbane based start!..."

stephen_designer commented on oliver's blogpost Memefest 2014 Festival Outlines: RADICAL INTIMACIES: DIALOGUE IN OUR TIMES
8 years, 10 months ago

"I watched a thought-provoking discussion yesterday about Australian culture dialogue, on the TV on A..."

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8 years, 11 months ago






Juri Itin

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United Kingdom (Great Britain)




Sth. German > Ravensbourne > see n.1 > Middlesex


Graffiti dude > politico > printer > graphic designer > 'dad'

Working place

Micke, '07 render rig of ex-uni, spacehopper, pixar-lamp, paper


DiEM, occupy.* et al. & friends & strangers

Books I like

design book 1 was youtu.be/_23WXrJmuHU
atm. digesting a yellow Zizek & some London Below
fill out the gaps!

Films I like

rainbow slick @ old coffee
Wednesday Plays
blue electro tape

Communication projects I like


Websites I like


People I like

I do! Just tricky to let them know sometimes.