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Live Stage: Yochai Benkler [us Cambridge, MA]

The Penguin and the Leviathan: How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest — Yochai Benkler, Berkman Center Faculty Co-Director :: October 18, 2011; 6:00 pm :: Austin Hall, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA. :: Free and Open to the Public; RSVP required. (Listen to David Weinberger’s interview with him here).

Harvard Professor Yochai Benkler (The Wealth of Networks) is one of the world’s top thinkers on cooperative structures. In his new book, The Penguin and the Leviathan: How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest, he uses evidence from neuroscience, economics, sociology, biology, and real-world examples to break down the myth of self-interest and replace it with a model of cooperation in our businesses, our government, and our lives. Continue reading

Sep 30, 17:24
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NARRACJE Natura Miasta [pl Gdansk]

[Rosmarie Weinlich] NARRACJE Natura Miasta – Installations and Interventions in Public Space :: November 17-20, 2011; 5:00 pm to midnight :: Dolne Miasto, Gdansk, Gdansk 2016/i Kultura, the Gdansk City Gallery, Gdansk, Poland.

In 2009 the City of Gdansk introduced the idea of a night time festival of contemporary art and design in public space. The idea to invite national and international artists and designers to read and comment on the city’s fabric has become an event in which the city, its traditions, its sites, its uses and its communities play the central role.

NARRACJE is engaged in the collective imagination of the city. It comprises the idea to reflect the current developments, to skip routines and to be part of a new culture of public space. Continue reading

Sep 30, 17:14
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Anonymous: Shared Identity in the Era of Global Networks

CuratingYouTube presents: Anonymous: Shared Identity in the Era of Global Networks — Online Exhibition Curated by Sakrowski with support from Ute Fischer:

Anonymous: Shared Identity in the Era of Global Networks attempts to give an overview of the movement of the Internet-activists ‘Anonymous’ through a comparative and aesthetic investigation in the form of a series of video-grids including videos that were made by the activists in the course of their protests activities.

‘Anonymous’ is applying the medium ‘web video’ in order to announce its activities taking place on the Internet and in real space, as well as call for others to participate. Thus, the videos should be seen as an important interface between the Internet and the so-called real world. Continue reading

Sep 30, 17:03
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Tracing Mobility – Open Platform [be Berlin]

Tracing Mobility – Open Platform :: November 26-27, 2011 :: Berlin :: Call for Participation – Deadline: October 17, 2011.

It is in our movement that we give ourselves away. Our trails reveal a course that, when mapped, indicates our design. So we are tracked and our presence logged.

Tracing Mobility sets out to examine the shifting terrain of global versus individual mobility and how its hand in hand development with networked infrastructure is transforming our conceptions of time, space and distance.

WE ARE OPEN: Trampoline opens a platform to anyone who has something to say about mobility and migration in the networked space. Continue reading

Sep 30, 16:55
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Cathy Davidson’s Talk at Berkman Center

Live Stage: “433m” at Soundwalk 2011 [us Long Beach]

Xavier Leonard (X.L): 433m — a (dis)Locative sound design at Soundwalk 2011 :: October 1, 2011; 5:00 – 10:00 pm :: East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA. Continue reading

Sep 30, 15:49
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Live Stage: WJ-S Workshop [hr Zagreb]

Upgrade! Zagreb: Anne Roquigny and WJ-S Workshop :: October 3-7, 2011 :: net club mama, Preradoviceva 18, Zagreb, Croatia.

DJs / VJs / WJs — WJ-S is a software and a flexible public device for web performances allowing WJs (webjays, artists, curators, web addicts, web mutants…) to play live with online text, sound and visual… WJs take the control of a multiscreens environment and surf at distance in different browser windows simultaneously. WJ-S is a visible and collective experience of the surf. WJ-S is an immersive experience in the flux. Continue reading

Sep 30, 15:19
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Live Stage: Kim Stringfellow [us San Diego, CA]

Upgrade! San Diego: Kim Stringfellow :: October 19, 2011; 7:30 pm :: Space4Art, 325 15th Street, San Diego, CA :: Free and open to the public. There will be a cash bar!

Kim Stringfellow will join us in the opening event to launch the San Diego node. She will talk about her current work addressing ecological, historical, and activist issues related to land use and the built environment.

Kim Stringfellow is an artist and educator residing in Joshua Tree, California. Her professional practice and research interests address ecological, historical, and activist issues related to land use and the built environment through hybrid documentary forms incorporating writing, digital media, photography, audio, video, installation, mapping, and locative media. Continue reading

Sep 30, 15:08
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Open Studio [tr Izmir]

Open Studio Izmir — Screenings, discussions, presentations and workshop with a focus on videodance, sound and performance :: October 11-16, 2011 :: K2 Contemporary Art Center, Cumhuriyet Blv.No:54, Büyük Kardicali Han, Kat:2 Konak-İZMİR, Turkey.

Open Studio will consist of public program and the workshop (October 12-15, Izmir, Turkey), which will explore relationship between dance, interactive performance/live act, sound and video through theoretical introduction and practical work. The workshop’s objective is to introduce workshop participants with the interdisciplinary potential of video and sound as a technological tool and artistic means of expression and its capacity of manipulation in real-time. Continue reading

Sep 30, 14:56
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Live Stage: Architectures of Memory [us Santa Cruz, CA]

Architectures of Memory by Helen Hyunkyung Park and Natalie McKeever :: October 21, 2011; sunset :: Mitchells Cove, West Cliff Drive and Sunset Ave, Santa Cruz, California. Continue reading

Sep 30, 14:43
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