Call for participants: Collective Conditions
"Collective Conditions is a worksession which experiments with the generative potential of #codes of #conduct, complaints procedures, bug reports and copyleft licenses. We understand these socio-technical #protocols as #artistic and #activist #media and are curious about the role they can play in the (different) imagination of complex collectivities.
By ’complex #collectivity’ we mean, for example, non-normative human #constellations, or collectives where participants with radically different needs, backgrounds and #agencies come together. ’Complex collectivity’ can be self-chosen, or be the result of structural forces such as laws, racism, technology, wars, austerity, queerphobia and ecological conditions.
The worksession is inspired by trans*feminist collective practices, anti-harassment and allyship-work, non-violent communication, score-making, #decolonial and #intersectional #activism, but also by ways of doing developed within Free Culture and Free, Libre and Open Source software. Collective Conditions focuses on a-polarizing methods, #affirmative habits that can stretch and reorient frameworks, that represent new vocabulary, gestures and forms of expression[...]"