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Three activists discuss European Blackface tradition (Zwarte Piet), blackness and anti-racist activism in the Low Countries.
is a Burundi-born jurist and queer, anti-racist, feminist activist. She is a published author (ZWART), organiser, performer and speaker locally and internationally. She grew up in The Netherlands and currently resides in Brussels.
is a Brussels-based artivist of Rwandan origin. She studied architecture and is currently doing her PhD in Arts. She is one of the prominent figures in the struggle against Black Pete in Belgium and appears yearly as winter figure "Queen Nikkolah", whose radical existence is both festive and critical.
is a social worker, anthropology graduate, poet and activist. She was raised in Ghana and studied in both Belgium and The Netherlands. She is involved in various decolonial and climate justice movements (such as the prominent Kick Out Zwarte Piet movement in The Netherlands) and currently resides in Brussels.
Activate CC!
youtube.com/watch?v=aeDknph-z0

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Microsoft Bob, codename 'Utopia', was a project in which Rover the dog introduced Microsoft OS to new users through the metaphor of a house. Come explore the wondrous world of interfaces old and new at @ImpaktFestival 30-10 til 03-11 in Utrecht!

impakt.nl/festival/2019-2/

With: @air_pump @ccl @lidia_p and many more amazing guests :)

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We've set up a Tilde-like server for our web design classes, and have just put up a HOWTO on how you can make your own with a Raspberry Pi: tilde.pt/~rlafuente/docs/howto

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🗓️🔖 2.11.2019
Next week I'll be at IMPAKT Festival in Utrecht NL, on a panel about "Calm Technology" with Olia Lialina, @ccl , and Annet Dekker as moderator—curated by @l03s as part of the festival theme: Speculative Interfaces. I'll talk about mapping Youtube recommendations, and the possibility of perhaps, maybe, chilling out within algorithmic traps. 🕸️

impakt.nl/events/calm-technolo

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celebration time, my book, obnoxious joy 

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Hey! On Monday, I'll be in Coventry with Cristina Garriga. We'll discuss experimental as part of a free event from the Post-Publishing programme of the Centre for Postdigital Cultures from uni.

Come say hi :)

coventry.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/e

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How to tell a true friend: they strip the tracking identifiers and amp junk from a url before sharing it with you.

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It's raining all the time. 🎃 🌧️ 🦇 🌜 🌌

The perfect time for

Quick install an operating system that you have never tried before.

Warm mug of 🍵 or ☕
and watch rolling terminals, progress bars and config files.

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The first joint publication coming out of Varia - Networks of One's Own: three takes on taking care - is available online and can be consulted here:

networksofonesown.varia.zone/

:www_server:

With: @rra @decentral1se @manetta @ccl @entreprecariat @colm Yoana Buzova & Dennis de Bel

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Presentation Day 😃 @Leeszaal, Rotterdam

16 November 2019

More info here:
linux.reuf.nl/

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Sneak preview of the USB edition of Networks Of Ones Own: Three Takes on Taking Care ... which we will celebrate this Saturday in Varia :). Join us if you are around! (Gouwstr 3, Rotterdam - 19:30h, varia.zone)

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Next /ETC starts in two weeks in Athens!
The Eclectic Tech Carnival is a gathering of feminists who critically explore and develop everyday skills and information technologies in the context of free speech, free software and open hardware.
I designed the poster and flyers in Python using Flat (https://xxyxyz.org/flat)
https://eclectictechcarnival.org/etc/communications/posters-athens/

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