Rethinking the role of the ABC in the midst of a culture war may appear a radical step, but it’s nowhere near as radical as outsourcing our civic connections to a global corporation that has demonstrated its contempt for the welfare of its audience.
The Internet is for End Users
This is a year old, as I'm tidying up my bookmarks, but worth sharing I thought. I wonder if any others have stumbled across this.
We are living through a moment where all the cracks in the labor market are showing and people are starting to realize it's not just their job or their boss that's making them miserable, and there's a concerted effort not to explore any of this
This time last week I was [nervously] presenting an online presentation about photobook making, I wrote a blog post about it. https://stunik.com/blog/2021/10/the-shape-of-a-photobook-project-bifb-2021/
Following in the footsteps of Microsoft and the RIAA, NFTs are fundamentally about creating the illusion of limited availability for digital goods that in reality are unlimited because they can be freely duplicated. Combined with the environmental impacts, you can see the perversion of reality that drives NFTs: they burn through finite natural resources as if they were infinite in order to create an artificial sense of scarcity for digital goods which can be easily produced in abundance.
I'm honoured and pleased to announce I am particpating in a Ballarat Foto Bienalle online event this weekend. It's entitled, Panel Conversation: The shape of a photobook project. It is running from Sunday 17 October, 10.30am. You can book online at :-
"street" it's a tough genre but worth it when it works.
Trainee Library Tech, wannabe GLAM worker, photographer, artist, servant to 2 devonrex kittens, spike & smudge
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