Vuk Ćosić, Annie Machon

 >> Disrupting from Within

Conversation/presentation
TUE, 12 March 2015 at 4:30 pm
Center for Urban Culture Kino Šiška, Ljubljana

More at: www.aksioma.org/networked.disruption

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In the last session, the concept of “disruption” is taken from business contexts to the realm of surveillance systems and geopolitical forms of control. How can we apply the strategy of disruption today, in the context of increasingly invasive corporations and surveillance by government agencies, and with the threat of your every move being recorded? Inspired by whistleblowing – revealing social injustices or misconducts by corporations and governments to a wider public – disruption becomes a strategy to start “fighting” the systems we want to oppose from within, reflecting on conscious modalities of “oppositions” that come from the inside of the machine. Annie Machon, a former UK MI5 intelligence officer who left the Service to help blow the whistle on the crimes and incompetence of the British spy agencies, discusses how to empower people to act consciously in society, culture and the media environment, and become protagonists of their lives.


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  • Crypto Design

    From 6 to 7 March 2018

    Workshop and series of lectures
    Curated by the Institute of Network Cultures (NL)

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    LECTURES
    TUE, 6 March 2018, Room 118

    10:00–10:15 - Introduction
    10:15–11:00 - Patricia de Vries: Masks and Camouflage as Artistic Cryptographic Strategies, lecture
    11:00–12:00 - Anthony van der Meer: A Guided Tour Through the Clear, Deep and Dark Web, interactive talk
    12:00–12:30 - Tim Brouwer: Cryptographic Collectibles: the Materiality of Cryptography, presentation
    12:30–13:00 - Wrap up and Q&A

    Lectures are open to general public. FREE ENTRANCE!

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    WORKSHOP
    Loes Bogers: Crypto Design Workshop

    TUE, 6 March 2018, 15:00–19:00
    WED, 7 March 2018, 15:00–20:00
    Room 311

    Workshop is limited to 16 participants. Free of charge.
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