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I'm Geraldine. I was invited by Matt @emenel!

I am an artist and I also write and translate critique of technology and I larp as designer for my breadjob.

I work with digital, cold and hot media like glass, ice and screens and I think a lot about the differences between documentation and work.

Lately i think and write a lot about the implications of cultural production in the age of assetization and creepto: /

I make radio with my friends at and run a study group about Asset Media called Mediabolics!

Here are my linx if you want to follow what I am up to:

happy to be here 🙂

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Read & Repair , Poetry and Finance session with Sara Hamadeh and Toon Fibbe at Varia this Saturday, we'd love to host you!
READ 11:00-13:00 CEST
LUNCH 13:00 - 14:00 (free, catered lunch)
REPAIR 14:00-16:00 CEST
Date: Saturday, 24th September 2022
Location: Varia (Gouwstraat 3, Rotterdam)

READ by Sara Hamadeh
Starting from the concept of insolvency, referring to not only the refusal to pay the costs of economic crisis, but also as rejection of the symbolic debt embodied in the cultural and psychic normalization of daily life. The reading session will discuss and explore different processes through which today’s techno-linguistic machine shapes and operates our social body.

REPAIR by Toon Fibbe
To trade in wind, windtrade, or in dutch; windhandel - became a common way to refer to stock market trading during the first international stock market crisis in 1720.
Taking cues from the books, images and plays that dealt with the windhandel we will collectively make inflatable sculptures while thinking about the ways in which finance’s infrastructures have infiltrated intimate realms of our lives, hoping that the wind can offer us a more collective, new type of speculative imagination.

[Image: Poster. Bank notes spiral down on a black background. Read & Repair a text layer on top. & is gaseous.]

Can You Afford to Be an Art Worker?

"If art work is recognized as labour, as I argue in Art Work, it becomes a strategic political tool that can help artists demand and struggle for workers’ rights and fair payment – it doesn’t take away from the excellence of their work. Quite the contrary, artists today are increasingly recognizing that labour discourse is their solution."

Talk about the book Art Work with Katja Praznik and Silvia Federici on Sept 23:

hi all, today at 19pm (NYC time) there is a talk of Silvia Federici with Ray Craib (author of Adventure Capitalism: A History of Libertarian Exit, from the Era of Decolonization to the Digital Age) that might super interesting and relevant.

Not done with the book but so far excellent!

It makes so much sense Federici jumps in this topic given the unprecedented speed and financial aggresivity in which the digital commons are being assetised via the exit communities represented by blockchain culture and "defi".

Commoning, Libertarian Exit, Liberation: a discussion on Adventure Capitalism with Raymond Craib and Silvia Federici.

Link to stream

Intro chapter of 'Resisting AI:An Anti-fascist Approach to Artificial Intelligence' by Dan Mcquillan

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Paul Slocum, software developer who has been curating, conserving, and selling digital art since 2006 wrote an excellent and extensive survey of the effects and problems in the takeover of networked culture by creepto-capital.

He couldn't find a suitable publication for his critical perspective which speaks volumes about the state of media institutions which made a name and raise funding precisely promoting the opposite values to those of blockchain culture and now are totally integrated and participating in the cultural and economic distortion described by Paul.

Do read and share widely.

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I have a new piece live now as part of the INDEX Media Arts Biennial.

‘Finger Plays’ uses the finger protocol as a gateway into a generative poetic micro-world. Each finger request creates a new short text which is added to a growing log file. On the website you can browse the log file and hear a generative score/sound art work accompanying the text.

Check it out here:

(not great on phone browsers, best used on a system with a command line and larger screen + sound)

🏋️‍♂️ ¿Cuánto pesa la nube?💭

Conversación con Joana Moll, Doreen Rios, Eugenio Tisselli y yo mera, acerca del impacto ambiental de las tecnologías de información y los nuevos excesos computacionales requeridos por la cultura blokechain, entre otros temas relevantes a la crisis climática.

🛰️ Stream 24 Mayo, 1pm. Tiempo CDMX

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Gentes, deberiais apoyar esto. no es un puto change org, es la puta union europea.

Renta Básica Universal e Incondicional

Contemporary Finance: The Politics of Ownership and Control: This panel will discuss recent trends in the realm of finance, detailing new patterns of ownership and control that have gone relatively unnoticed - but which have important ramifications for the global capitalist economy.

Register and info:

update: got told yesterday the story of a Señora, a mom of someone friend of someone, that mines creeptocoins her kitchen and now her house is super hot (weather crazy hot in méxico rn). Apparently she is not making a lot of coin obvs but got into a lot of debt for the mining hardware.

griftware is really the new tupperware innit

Asia Bazdyrieva on the "resourcification" of Ukraine: "For decades, Western Europeans have cast Eastern Europeans as bodies that perform cheap labor...the category of the inhuman is created at the moment of material transaction."

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every year this day*... but every year this year is a good too.

Dumb question: delete and re-draft is the only option to edit right? Still don't know how to use mastodon well at all 😌

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🍎glad först av maj luditas, camaradas y comadres!🍒

i post this incredible poem every year this year: Odd Puzzle by Wiji Thukul.

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Super excited to see the artist book is out. Together with Cornelia Sollfrank , we've contributed our piece called nag_bash as part of The Computer as Seen at the End of the Human Age. Thx to Olle Essvik for the invitation! 🎉
Work description:
Thousands of files eventually compiled into 200 unique books, each with a different cover and different contents – generated, aided or influenced by algorithms.
Get here:
Participating artists: Geraldine Juárez, Cornelia Solfrank/Winnie Soon, Mishka Henner, Shane Hope, !Mediengruppe Bitnik, Rosa Menkman, Rosemary Lee, Olle Essvik, Evan Roth, Jonas Lund, Darsha Hewitt, Carl-Johan Rosén, Linda Hilfling Ritasdatter and Jacek Smolicki.

Editor: Olle Essvik

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