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THE PARA-REAL: FINDING THE FUTURE IN UNEXPECTED PLACES

A livestream series about hidden economies, communities building livelihoods and support in defiance of platform exploitation and atomisation.

Streaming WEEKLY from Sunday, May 23
12PM PDT/3PM EDT/9PM CEST

FULL ANNOUNCEMENT πŸ‘‰πŸ½ ndc.substack.com/p/the-para-re

TRAILER πŸ‘‰πŸ½ youtube.com/watch?v=b-JQ5Bo4Jn

STREAMING SITE & PROGRAMME πŸ‘‰πŸ½ stream.undersco.re

PUBLIC CALENDAR LINK: webcal://cloud.undersco.re/remote.php/dav/public-calendars/9FzomgAfidHWCQcx/?export

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BUILDING OUT FAIRER ART ECONOMIES
A guest post by philosopher and researcher Lucy Rose Sollitt about the shortcomings of technical promises and the future of creative livelihoods.

As part of the PARA-REAL livestream series.
ndc.substack.com/p/building-ou

If you missed Episode 1, the stream archive is available on demand now! thanks to Undersco.re for the stream and archive infrastructure β™₯

"It's Weird, Okay!? I Get It's Weird!": Finding the Self in the Para-Real with VR Documentarian Joe Hunting ✨✨✨
tv.undersco.re/videos/watch/80

@shibacomputer Very interesting. One thing I've also found with the NFT-based art galleries is that their approach to moderating content is basically non-existent. It's one of the reasons I quickly moved away from there (alongside with environmental concerns).

When on Knownorigin I noticed some alt-right content, which was pretty obviously racist. Posted it in their group chat and the entire community there was pretty much ok with it, defending it even. Knownorigin mods did nothing about it. Same with Superrare. Really makes it the ideal vehicle for the alt-right as they really seemed to be flourishing on there.

@shibacomputer Yeah definitely. Have a whole archive of screenshots and the like.

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