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Our latest display is a large-scale print as part of Never Far Away a project by the artists, Josh Wright & Guillaume Vandame, collectively known as Wright & Vandame. Between the autumn 2016 and the early spring 2018, while on a socially engaged lens-based residency with Photofusion in Brixton, the artist collective were inspired to […]read more
Lying a few miles south of Marin County and just across the bay from San Francisco, the city of Richmond, California, is situated within two of the wealthiest regions of the United States. Richmond, however, does not share in this wealth. Its downtown has been largely abandoned and its northern periphery is on the front lines of the Chevron Richmond Refinery, processing over 240,000 barrels of crude oil every single day and creating a toxic environment to those living in the surrounding vicinity.
Can food and food sovereignty be the catalyst for a Commons Transition? FIAN is working with grassroots movements and local administrations to make it happen.
The post Beet the System! A dialogue on food sovereignty, inclusivity and healing the rural/urban divide. appeared first on Commons Transition.read more
Two years ago, our team at Shareable embarked on an ambitious project. We launched a fellowship program to work with experts from different disciplines on a collaboratively-produced book about how cities and city residents are sharing resources to build a sustainable world. After months of research, writing, editing, and revising, we are two weeks away from the worldwide release of the book.
Let us start with a rather simple but necessary statement: The internet is as amazing as it is dreadful. It..
The post Forget Blockchain. This is how Holochain will save us all. appeared first on OuiShare EN – Connecting the Collaborative Economy by Fernanda Marin.read more
Hello all, As you know if you’ve been keeping up with these posts, the HUMANs and the Mutual Aid Network Cooperative project in general have been operating without a regular funding source since Feb. 2017. One whole year! Which means that no one working on this receives any kind of salary or life subsidy, which…read more
Urban sharing is growing in cities across the world — but how can we access or understand their impact, especially when factoring in wider social goals around equity and the environment? What is the proper role that cities can play in facilitating the growth of sharing platforms or spaces?
We are joining together to celebrate mothers’ lives. It is no secret that being a mother is like no other job in the world.
How exactly is the blockchain expected to change our economy? It is less about removing the middleman than automating its..
The post Blockchain, the platform for trust and social scalability appeared first on OuiShare EN – Connecting the Collaborative Economy by Etienne Brodu.read more
Michel Bauwens interviews Dirk Holemans to explore how freedom, security and a new social contract could take place in the age of precarity.
The post Freedom, Equality and Commoning in the Age of the Precariat: an interview with Dirk Holemans appeared first on Commons Transition.read more