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OKFestival Fringe Event: The SWAG Jam July 15 @ 10PM

- July 15, 2014 in Fringe events

This is a guest blog post by Brigid Pasco from Artists Without a Cause (AWAC), an organization striving to connect artists working on political, cultural and socially engaged art with the organizations and activists who are championing the same causes. AWAC have coordinated several artist sessions to take place at the Festival. To see who […]

Narratives of production and supply

- July 15, 2014 in art

This is a blog post by Kat F. Austen – a scientist, an artist, a journalist and a writer welcoming a humane and environmentally kind future. Follow her work on @katausten and http://katausten.com. Do you know where all your stuff comes from? Your shoes? Your laptop? Your coffee? A new artwork raises questions about the sometimes […]

OKFestival Artists Spotlight: The SWAG

- July 14, 2014 in artists, AWAC, The SWAG

This is a guest blog post by Brigid Pasco from Artists Without a Cause (AWAC), an organization striving to connect artists working on political, cultural and socially engaged art with the organizations and activists who are championing the same causes. AWAC have coordinated several artist sessions to take place at the Festival. To see who […]

Submit a Speech for Politaoke at OKFestival!

- July 9, 2014 in AWAC, Sessions

This is a guest blog post by Brigid Pasco from Artists Without a Cause (AWAC), an organization striving to connect artists working on political, cultural and socially engaged art with the organizations and activists who are championing the same causes. AWAC have coordinated several artist sessions to take place at the Festival. To see who […]

OKFestival Artists Spotlight: Peng! Collective

- July 9, 2014 in AWAC, Sessions

This is a guest blog post by Brigid Pasco from Artists Without a Cause (AWAC), an organization striving to connect artists working on political, cultural and socially engaged art with the organizations and activists who are championing the same causes. AWAC have coordinated several artist sessions to take place at the Festival. To see who […]

Send in your animated GIFS to be shown on the opening night!

- July 7, 2014 in Fair

This is a guest blog post by Adam Green, editor of The Public Domain Review. He will be co-facilitating the GIF Animation Session LIVE on Tuesday evening during the Open Knowledge Festival Fair.  . . As part of the opening night’s festivities there shall be a little workshop dedicated to that wondrous darling of the internet, the animated […]

Make some story noise!

- July 7, 2014 in community

This is a cross-post from the Open Knowledge blog, written by Heather Leson – see the original here. Stories wanted! We’re building a community storytelling team starting with OKFestival. Whether you are in Berlin for the big event or across the globe, our goal is to co-create and compile all the best OKFestival Stories. Many […]

OKFestival Artist Spotlight: Diana Arce’s Politaoke

- July 3, 2014 in Artists Without a Cause, Sessions

This is a guest blog post by Brigid Pasco from Artists Without a Cause (AWAC), an organization striving to connect artists working on political, cultural and socially engaged art with the organizations and activists who are championing the same causes. AWAC have coordinated several artist sessions to take place at the Festival. To see who […]

An Exploration of Global Social and Economic Policy data: Tools to Improve Well-being and Equity

- July 3, 2014 in Isabel Latz, Sessions

This is a guest blog post by Isabel Latz, who is the Policy Analyst, Research Project Coordinator at WORLD Policy Analysis Center (UCLA). She has a background in public health and epidemiology which she uses to quantify and analyze legal data. In the past, she has worked on longitudinal cohort studies to examine links between […]

OKFestival Artists Spotlight: Bankslave, UhuruB, and Swift9

- July 2, 2014 in AWAC, Bankslave, Sessions, Swift9, UhuruB

This is a guest blog post by Brigid Pasco from Artists Without a Cause (AWAC), an organization striving to connect artists working on political, cultural and socially engaged art with the organizations and activists who are championing the same causes. AWAC have coordinated several artist sessions to take place at the Festival. To see who […]