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bertram and mov are now comrades
8 years, 10 months ago

rok likes inesnin 's blogpost
8 years, 11 months ago

AMOR:CONFLITO:IMAGINAÇÃO ao redor do mundo

rok likes oliver 's blogpost
8 years, 11 months ago

Memefest posters arround the World!

giartek commented on oliver's blogpost Memefest posters arround the World!
8 years, 11 months ago

"how to get it in italy?..."

rok likes oliver 's blogpost
8 years, 11 months ago

The Warm Up

giartek commented on oliver's blogpost Memefest Book: How to get it? The Wikileaks and Paypal dilemma
8 years, 11 months ago

"Hi! maybe with Wester Union http://corporate.westernunion.com/index.html

or simply cash on delive..."

rok likes oliver 's blogpost
8 years, 11 months ago

Memefest book: First impressions

rok likes oliver 's blogpost
8 years, 11 months ago

Memefest on Petcha Kutcha in Brasil

giartek
8 years, 11 months ago

rok and giartek are now comrades
8 years, 11 months ago

giartek
8 years, 11 months ago

Bordernetart_www-delfine.it

giartek and oliver are now comrades
8 years, 11 months ago

bertram likes FakePress 's project
8 years, 11 months ago

Squatting Supermarkets

rok likes bertram 's blogpost
8 years, 11 months ago

Brand new on Digimag: Article+Interview about Memefest

bertram wrote new blogpost
8 years, 11 months ago

Brand new on Digimag: Article+Interview about Memefest
For the moment only in Italian http://www.digicult.it/digimag/article.asp?id=1941 .
The English ver...

bertram likes frederic 's blogpost
8 years, 11 months ago

Taking Back the Tech

REFF
8 years, 11 months ago

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rok wrote new blogpost
8 years, 12 months ago

Slovenian national public TV always an issue
Slovenia could be proud of the national television. National public TV was traditionally quite good...

REFF
ABOUT ME

Username

REFF


Name

RomaEuropa FakeFactory


Country

Italy


Website

http://www.romaeuropa.org


Description

REFF – Romaeuropa FakeFactory is an act of artistic and technological hacking, a platform for global discussion and a performance that, beginning in 2009, has dealt with the themes of active, critical and creative innovation, confronting the management of cultural and technological policies related to these areas. The story begins with the opening of the Romaeuropa WebFactory, a digital art competition launched in 2008 by the Romaeuropa Foundation (Fondazione Romaeuropa) and Telecom Italia. Oppressive copyright conditions, such as the unilateral transfer of the rights to the works submitted and a ban on the use of techniques like mashup, cutup, remix but conversely giving the Romaeuropa Foundation and Telecom Italia the right to remix the works, inspired the creation of a Fake capable of becoming a point for multi-disciplinary analysis of the possibilities offered by freely available knowledge, contents and resources: a chance to reverse the logic of the competition and bring to light the contradictions, limits and implications of such a typical, reactionary cultural policy.

“Remix the world! Reinvent Reality!” is one of the principal themes that has inspired the REFF, from an act of détournement and cybersquatting – that brought to life the creation of a remix skills competition determining in 2009 a reversal of the Romaeuropa Foundation and Telecom Italia’s policy on the management of intellectual property rights – to the presentation of REFF’s instances and methodologies to the Cultural Commission of the Italian Senate (Commissione Cultura del Senato della Repubblica Italiana), up to the current production of the REFF book, as a global effort to create a working business model that implements the concepts and demands expressed by the RomaEuropa FakeFactory. Supporters of the REFF are found all over the world: over 80 partners among universities, artists, academies, associations, hackers, researchers, designers, journalists, politicians, magazines, networks, activitst, art critics, architects, musicians and entrepreneurs together with all the people who share a belief that art, design and new technologies can unite towards a critical, yet positive vision of a world that can create new opportunities and new ways of being, collaborating and communicating.

http://www.romaeuropa.org


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