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rok
4 years, 3 months ago

One of the weirdest animations I have ever seen - a surrealistic metaphor of contemporary living ... by David OReilly
http://postmatter.com/#/currents/david-oreilly

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rok
4 years, 4 months ago

Here is some serious Drone investigation:
http://citizendroneproject.com/drone-investigation-videos/

Good to see more of it!

rok commented on oliver's blogpost Memefest Cuba! Change in Everyday Life: Dialogue and Critique through Design in our Times
4 years, 5 months ago

"Good luck with the workshop!!!..."

rok likes oliver 's blogpost
4 years, 7 months ago

WHITE & BLACK FILM / Vladimír Turner

rok commented on lisagye's blogpost Invasion Day Rally Melbourne 2015
4 years, 9 months ago

"Uau, thank you Lisa for these reportage. It is really amazing seeing familiar faces, familiar graphi..."

rok likes Memefest 's blogpost
4 years, 10 months ago

To Good Times!

rok wrote new blogpost
4 years, 11 months ago

MELBOURNE MOB - Radical Intimacies in Action
So... finally some snapshots from the amazing energy we are all experiencing here in Melbourne right...

rok likes JaneNaylor 's work
5 years ago

What’s in a name? SnackArt and The Ekphrastic Agency

rok likes mattkulesza 's blogpost
5 years, 1 month ago

1000+ Coffees

rok likes lokidesign 's blogpost
5 years, 2 months ago

Don't let the fuckers get you down

rok commented on lokidesign's blogpost Don't let the fuckers get you down
5 years, 2 months ago

"Great Kevin!
..."

rok likes oliver 's blogpost
5 years, 3 months ago

How Can we Think and Practice Dialogue Today?

rok likes lokidesign 's blogpost
5 years, 3 months ago

Israel, Gaza, War & Data

rok commented on rok's blogpost The cemeteries of things
5 years, 5 months ago

"Thanks Vladimir for this update!;)..."

rok wrote new blogpost
5 years, 6 months ago

The cemeteries of things
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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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