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Re: [Nettime-nl] Reminder: Media Squares - On the new forms of social pr
theo ploeg on Thu, 29 Sep 2011 19:15:45 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: [Nettime-nl] Reminder: Media Squares - On the new forms of social protest and their media - Friday Sept. 30, 10.30 - 17.00, De Balie, Amsterdam


Sinds een paar maanden heb ik me voorgenomen me niet meer druk te maken om zulke zaken.

Of dat verstandig is? Voor mijn eigen gezondheid wel ;-)

Op 29 sep. 2011 om 18:45 heeft "Patrice Riemens" <patrice {AT} xs4all.nl> het volgende geschreven:

>> "Onder de sprekers zo te zien nauwelijks 1 Nederlander".
> 
> Tiz een schande, meneer de voorzitter! 'n Schande!
> ;-)
> p+ Henk, Ingrid en Attila, de Diiiinooos!
> 
> 
> 
>> On 09/29/2011 03:29 PM, Eric Kluitenberg wrote:
>>> R  E  M  I  N  D  E  R
>>> 
>>> Media Squares
>>> 
>>> On the new forms of protest and their media
>>> 
>>> Friday September 30, 10.30 - 17.00 hrs, De Balie Amsterdam
>>> 
>>> Social protest has become almost inseparably linked to a plethora of
>>> media images and messages distributed via internet, mobile phones,
>>> social media, internet video platforms and of course traditional media
>>> outlets such as newspapers, radio and television. A popular category to
>>> have emerged recently is the 'twitter-revolution'. In almost all cases
>>> (Iran, Tunisia, Egypt, London) the role of the platform turned out to be
>>> less than essential in retrospect. Protests mostly manifested on the
>>> streets and particularly the public squares ('Take the Square'). Deeply
>>> rooted blogger-networks did however play a mayor role, preparing the
>>> protests that have now been dubbed the "Arabian Spring'. And internet
>>> played a crucial role in the organisation and co-ordination of the
>>> European 'anti-austerity' protests (Spain, Greece, UK, Italy).
>>> 
>>> This international seminar brings together theorists, artists,
>>> designers, activists and media specialists to develop a critical
>>> analysis of the new forms of social protest and their media dimension.
>>> The program is divided into two blocks. The first block focuses on an
>>> in-depth analysis of the evolving WikiLeaks-saga, while the second block
>>> will examine the remarkable string of protests in the Mediterranean
>>> region. These discussions will be interrupted at times by startling
>>> artistic interventions in current social and political debates.
>>> 
>>> Participants in the program are: Daniel van der Velden (Metahaven),
>>> Geert Lovink (Institute of Network Cultures, INC), Aalam Wassef (Ahmad
>>> Sherif), Omar Robert Hamilton (Mosireen / Tahrir Cinema, Cairo) Nat
>>> Muller (independent curator), David Garcia (Chelsea College), Jodi Dean
>>> (Hobart and William Smith Colleges / Blog Theory), X.net & Democracia
>>> Real Ya - Barcelona, Gahlia Elsrakbi (Foundland), Nadia Plesner
>>> (Darfurnica), Florian Conradi and Michelle Christensen (stateless
>>> plug-in), Oscar Pretel (15 M .nl).
>>> 
>>> The seminar is part of an on-going research into Tactical Media, the
>>> fusion of art, media, politics and cultural activism, centred around the
>>> "Tactical Media Files", an on-line documentation resource of Tactical
>>> Media practices world-wide.
>>> [ www.tacticalmediafiles.net ]
>>> 
>>> Doors open: 10.00
>>> Start Program: 10.30 uur
>>> End Program: 17.00 uur
>>> 
>>> Live-stream: www.debalie.nl/live
>>> 
>>> Program Overview:
>>> 
>>> 10.30 - Opening / Introduction: Eric Kluitenberg (Tactical Media Files /
>>> De Balie)
>>> 
>>> Part I - Repositioning WikiLeaks
>>> 
>>> 11.00 - 11.20 - Presentation: Daniel van der Velden (Metahaven)
>>> 11.20 - 11.30 - Responses
>>> 11.30 - 11.45 - Discussion
>>> 
>>> 11.45 - 12.05 - Geert Lovink (Institute of Network Cultures)
>>> 12.05 - 12.15 - Responses
>>> 12.15 - 12.30 - Discussion
>>> 
>>> Respondents:
>>> Jodi Dean (Hobart and William Smith Colleges / Blog Theory), David
>>> Garcia (Chelsea College of Art & Design)
>>> 
>>> 12.30 - 12.45 - Artist presentation: Nadia Plesner - Darfurnica
>>> 
>>> 13.00 - 14.00 - Lunch break
>>> 
>>> Part II - Revolution in the Mediterranean
>>> 
>>> 14.00 - 14.20 - Presentation: Aalam Wassef (Ahmad Sherif)
>>> 14.20 - 14.30 - Responses
>>> 14.30 - 14.45 - Discussion
>>> 
>>> 14.45 - 15.05 - Presentation: Omar Robert Hamilton (Mosireen / Tahrir
>>> Cinema)
>>> 15.05 - 15.15 - Responses
>>> 15.15 - 15.30 - Discussion
>>> 
>>> Respondents:
>>> Ghalia Elsrakbi (Foundland), Nat Muller (Independent Curator), Oscar
>>> Pretel (15 M .nl)
>>> 
>>> 15.30 - 15.45 - Artist Presentation: Florian Conradi and Michelle
>>> Christensen (stateless plug-in)
>>> 
>>> 15.45 - 16.00 - Coffee break
>>> 
>>> 16.00 - 16.20 - Skype session with X.net & Democracia Real Ya, Barcelona
>>> 16.10 - 16.10 - Responses
>>> 
>>> 16.25 - 17.00 - Closing Discussion
>>> 
>>> Location:
>>> De Balie
>>> Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10
>>> Amsterdam
>>> 
>>> Admission: 5 euro (no reductions)
>>> http://debalie.activetickets.com/ProgrammaDetail.aspx?id=24170
>>> 
>>> Links:
>>> 
>>> Tactical Media Files:
>>> www.tacticalmediafiles.net
>>> 
>>> Tahrir Cinema:
>>> www.cinerevolutionnow.com/2011/07/tahrir-cinema.html
>>> 
>>> Mosireen:
>>> http://mosireen.org
>>> 
>>> Take the Square:
>>> http://takethesquare.net
>>> 
>>> Democracia real Ya!:
>>> www.democraciarealya.es/manifiesto-comun/manifesto-english/
>>> 
>>> stateless plug-in:
>>> http://statelessplugin.net
>>> 
>>> Nadia Plesner - Darfurnica:
>>> www.nadiaplesner.com/Website/darfurnica.php
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ------------------
>>> 
>>> 
>>> EVENING PROGRAM:
>>> 
>>> Revolutionary Archives: Tactical Screenings from Tahrir
>>> 
>>> Screening & talk with Omar Robert Hamilton: Friday September 30, De
>>> Balie, Amsterdam, 20.30 hrs
>>> 
>>> In the midst of the Egyptian uprising Tahrir Cinema was started on July
>>> 14th by a group of film makers and artists, organising open air public
>>> screenings on Tahrir Square, of films that had something to do  with
>>> 'the Revolution'. Curation of the films was largely open source. The
>>> organisers asked people on the square for their footage, or what they
>>> wanted to see up on the screen - "a screen to serve the square".
>>> 
>>> Out of this frenzy of media-activity Mosireen emerged, a new independent
>>> media centre in Cairo. During the protests Mosireen supported people on
>>> Tahrir Square to edit their materials, created DVDs with raw footage and
>>> clips, and set up an archive of the Revolution.
>>> 
>>> This special screening program organised in the frame of "Media Squares"
>>> program at De Balie will present a selection of videos and films from
>>> Tahrir Cinema in collaboration with Mosireen, Cairo. The screening will
>>> be hosted and narrated by Omar Robert Hamilton, one of the initiators of
>>> Tahrir Cinema, and Nat Muller, independent curator based in The
>>> Netherlands.
>>> 
>>> Links:
>>> 
>>> Tahrir Cinema:
>>> www.cinerevolutionnow.com/2011/07/tahrir-cinema.html
>>> 
>>> Omar Robert Hamilton:
>>> www.orhamilton.com/bio.html
>>> 
>>> Mosireen:
>>> http://mosireen.org
>>> 
>>> Location:
>>> De Balie
>>> Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10, Amsterdam
>>> Program starts: 20.30 hrs.
>>> 
>>> Admission: 5 euro (no reductions)
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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>> 
>> --
>> PS: Kees zoekt werk!
>> zie http://www.globalinfo.nl/Gespot/werk-iemand.html
>> 
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