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rok wrote new blogpost
8 years, 10 months ago

MEME POSTERS in LJUBLJANA
Meme posters visiting Metelkova mesto, a legendary alternative place in Ljubljana and the dashboard ...

rok likes oliver 's blogpost
8 years, 10 months ago

Deadline for submissions JAN 20th is approaching fast!

bertram wrote new blogpost
8 years, 10 months ago

Memefest Interview. English version out now on Digicult
Finally, the Englis version of the interview with Oliver is on line on Digimag vol. 60
"MEMEFEST: O...

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

Franca likes lacomune 's project
8 years, 10 months ago

La Comune di MIlano

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8 years, 10 months ago

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8 years, 10 months ago

bertram commented on lacomune 's project La Comune di MIlano
8 years, 10 months ago

"I saw the posters on the streets and I've got to say that I love this project. It works extremely we..."

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8 years, 10 months ago

La Comune di MIlano

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8 years, 10 months ago

bertram likes maribux 's project
8 years, 10 months ago

Orto diffuso

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8 years, 10 months ago

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8 years, 10 months ago

Orto diffuso

rok likes maribux 's project
8 years, 10 months ago

Orto diffuso

rok wrote new blogpost
8 years, 10 months ago

TOP SECRET ?
This is my illustrated interpretation of the phenomena of digital media and Wikileaks BOOM we are co...

REFF and giartek are now comrades
8 years, 10 months ago

REFF and rok are now comrades
8 years, 10 months ago

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8 years, 10 months ago

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

bertram likes primaveraromana 's project
8 years, 10 months ago

Rome. Practices of Agro Nomadism

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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