Month / May 2016

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  • Spending warm sunny days indoors

    ‘Resilience’ is one of those austerity/ scarcity buzzwords. Our cities and communities must learn resilience and self-sufficiency! We must learn how to cope with and absorb the ‘shocks’ of an inherently dysfunctional economic system so that it may continue to expand and accumulate. I worry about using resilience to talk about the social practice of…

  • History, History, History / Thinking in Public

    In my book Feminism, Digital Culture and the Politics of Transmission I used the symbol P <– P –> F to demarcate how our the invocation of the ‘past’, ‘present’ or ‘future’ spatially encloses the unruly everywhere of historicity. P <– P –> F is shorthand for how the past can only be accessed backwards, while the future is…

  • Wages for Digital Labour

    The text below was written for Wages for Digital Labour Day which is taking place as part of Emergenc(i)es on Saturday 11 June at the Trinity Centre, Bristol. *** Wages for Digital Labour re-appropriates the rallying cry and theoretical backbone of Wages for Housework, an important 20th century, internationalist feminist movement. Wages for Housework wrote…

  • Emergenc(i)es – Info

    Emergenc(i)es   6-17 June 2016, Trinity Centre, Trinity Rd, Bristol, BS2 0NW.   Two weeks of workshops, screenings, performances, thinking, art and discussions will create time and space to diagnose, explore and understand the world we live in. The full, and up to date programme, can be accessed here.   All sessions at Emergenc(i)es are free to attend,…