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oliver
2 years, 11 months ago

This is super interesting and important to read. Trumps communication culture is based on "black FB posts"- and labor exploitation via design crowd sourcing platforms in Asia.

How the Trump Campaign Built an Identity Database and Used Facebook Ads to Win the Election:

https://medium.com/startup-grind/how-the-trump-campaign-built-an-identity-database-and-used-facebook-ads-to-win-the-election-4ff7d24269ac#.a8g1zym56

and this:

Never mind the algorithms: the role of click farms and exploited digital labor in Trump’s election

http://www.casilli.fr/2016/11/20/never-mind-the-algorithms-the-role-of-exploited-digital-labor-and-global-click-farms-in-trumps-election/

Vida
2 years, 11 months ago
Thanks Oliver, crazy dangerous indeed!
oliver
3 years ago

Read this, its important:

Surveillance Self-Defense Against the Trump Administration

https://theintercept.com/2016/11/12/surveillance-self-defense-against-the-trump-administration/

oliver
3 years ago

I would like to invite you all to the Memefest Symposium/ Workshops/ Interventions starting in ten days on the 21.11. at Swinburne University, here in Melbourne. We will again reconnect the Memefest network. We have invited fantastic people from around the world to work with. We will research and practice PLEASURE. Come, you are warmly invited.

Register for the free event here:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2nd-memefestswinburne-extradisciplinary-symposium-workshop-intervention-tickets-28748618893

oliver
3 years ago

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oliver
3 years, 1 month ago

Why the world fears refugees
Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman's words about why people in the EU, and elsewhere, are scared of refugees.

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Memefest wrote new blogpost
3 years, 1 month ago

Memefest/Swinburne International Symposium/ Workshops Intervention 21-28 November, 2016 Swinburne University
We are highly excited to announce that from November 21st to November 28th , Memefest will again hol...

oliver
3 years, 2 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
3 years, 2 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
3 years, 2 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
3 years, 2 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
3 years, 3 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
3 years, 4 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
3 years, 4 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
3 years, 4 months ago

The Pleasure of Radical Gardening

oliver commented on Cavenaggy1's blogpost Pleasure eating
3 years, 5 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
3 years, 5 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
3 years, 5 months ago

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

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

oliver likes vee 's work
3 years, 6 months ago

TRISKAIDEKA | 13 | UMAMI

oliver
3 years, 6 months 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

apescontainer
ABOUT ME

Username

apescontainer


Name

eugenia demeglio


Birth year

1985


Gender

female


Country

Netherlands


Website

http://apescontainer.org


Description

APES CONTAINER is an artists-led coop­er­a­tive and a plat­form for trans­dis­ci­pli­nary col­lab­o­ra­tion, based in the Netherlands.


APES CONTAINER started in Sep­tem­ber 2008, when a group of young prac­ti­tion­ers from dif­fer­ent dis­ci­plines and cul­tures came together to explore and inves­ti­gate the realms of each other’s prac­tices through inter– and trans– dis­ci­pli­nary collaborations.

In Sep­tem­ber 2010 they joined forces in a coop­er­a­tive eco­nom­i­cal effort and chris­tened their ongo­ing exchange by found­ing a Cul­tural Asso­ci­a­tion which oper­ates under the guid­ance of the Board.


Sticht­ing APES CONTAINER sup­ports indi­vid­u­als com­ing from dif­fer­ent nation­al­i­ties, who have grad­u­ated from Dutch Con­ser­va­to­ries and Uni­ver­si­ties in sev­eral dis­ci­plines, such as dance, music, archi­tec­ture, envi­ron­men­tal sci­ences, psy­choa­coustics stud­ies and sonology.


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

alternative effective forms of communication.


Faculty

various


Education

various


Working place

Netherlands


COMRADES
oliver