Geert Lovink on Mon, 7 Apr 2008 15:24:11 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-nl] reminder: Alive in Baghdad vanavond in de Waag (19.00)

Reporting from Iraq: ALIVE IN BAGHDAD -

Organization: Streamtime (Cecile Landman)

In collaboration with Waag Society ( and the Institute of 
Network Cultures (

In the summer of 2006, Alive in Baghdad provided video cameras,
microphones, tapestock, and training to Iraqis living in Baghdad. Since
then, they are producing a weekly news program from Baghdad on topics
ranging from protecting their families from death squads, to what it is
like to be an Iraqi Police officer.

Brian Conley, the man behind Alive in Baghdad will be in Amsterdam to 
a presentation, and tell about the ins and outs of the project in:
De Waag, Nieuwmarkt 4, April 7.  2008, 7 PM.

Alive in Baghdad employs Iraqi journalists to produce video packages 
week about a variety of topics on daily life in Iraq. Through the work 
a team of Americans and Iraqi correspondents on the ground, Alive in
Baghdad shows the conflict through the voices of Iraqis. Alive in 
brings testimonies from individual Iraqis, footage of daily life in 
and short news segments from Iraq to you. Alive in Baghdad's limited 
is able to post a video every week.

Alive in Baghdad is a project of Small World News Ltd. Co. with three
production teams, in Iraq, Syria, and Mexico, for the two news programs,
Alive in Baghdad and Alive in Mexico.

7 April 2008
from 19.00 to 22.00

[spoken language: English]

De Waag
Nieuwmarkt 4

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