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Internet history is a history of friendships, the history of friendships is a history of meetings “@monki

The place where Piratbyrån and F.A.T met was of course IRC and then the groups overlapped basically because of kopimi, like everything else does in the internet and AFK.

Fatties Evan, Geraldine and Magnus were last week in London hanging out in Harringay with the Piratbyrån bunch and setting up the exhibition “Piratbyrån and Friends”, that opened in Furtherfield last saturday.

The exhibition traces  stories and affinities behind the swedish group of friends from which the most resilient cultural project on the planet emerged a decade ago.  The gallery exhibition features a collection of archival material, t-shirts, films, comissioned artworks-networks and oddities- together with a vast and complex digital archive available in the Commons of Furtherfield and inside the Kopimi Totem, ready for you to explore and copy.

Piratbyrån’s stack

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Don’t miss the show if you are around Finsbury Park, it runs until June 8th! Otherwise here is a preview:

Kopimi Totem by Evan Roth

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How to dig the Piratbyrån archive by Magnus Eriksson

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Kopimi s23 Suit by Lina Persdotter Carlsson and Torrent by Geraldine Juárez [s23m film, The KLF: Chaos, Magic and the Band who Burned a Million Pounds and new Tapecasts by Piratbyrån]

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Police Riot shields by James Cauty

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Polymarchs posters by Jaime Ruelas

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Riot Chat by Palle Torsson

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S23m (system 23 modified) by Piratbyrån, Geraldine Juárez and Simon Klose.

In 2008 Pratbyrån had grown tired of the file-sharing debate and its endless repetitions of for-or-against, legal-or-illegal, payment-or-gratis, so they loaded a bus with 23 people and head over south in Sweden in a bus: S23M (System 23 Modified), The bus became one of the most significant undertakings of Piratbyrån and shaped their thoughts on the tensions between digital abundance and crowded space, collective decisions and freedom of choice, and that which can be copied and that which can’t.

Moar pics here!

Much thanks to Marc, Ruth and Rachel at Furtherfield for an inspiring time and great exhibition. Plus extra love to Ale and Rich for being so excellent with us.   Shout out to our friends Palle, Rasmus, Danny, Kugg, Samira and Jimmy for being such great inspiration. data<3

Maintain Hardline Kopimi!

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J3DILLA will be presented at Flossie 2013: women and software libre, this week in London.

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Flossie 2013 brings together FLOSS women developers, entrepreneurs, researchers and policy-makers, digital artists and social innovators for an exciting mix of talks, spontaneous discussions and open workshops. Flossie 2013 brings the benefits of open thinking to artist and entrepreneurs and the insights of diverse innovators to FLOSS development.

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Posted on November 5, 2013

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Opening (for one night only): 12 June 2012, 4.30–9.00pm
Living Space Internet Café
1 Coral Street
London SE1 7BE

Public Access is an exhibition of Internet-based works by a group of artists originating from the Americas. The exhibition is presented as a ‘Speed Show’, which has become popular exhibition format in the US, but is the first of its kind in the UK. Conceived by artist Aram Bartholl in 2010, a speed show entails creating a gallery private view for browser based Internet art in a public cyber-café for one night. The exhibition format is free and can be applied by anyone, anywhere, any time.

Artists:
Eduardo Navas
Jon Rafman
Parker Ito
Double Happiness
Geraldine Juárez
River of the Net
Natalie Bookchin
Kristin Lucas
Caleb Larsen
Gustavo Romano
B.Troemel and J.Vingiano

With contributions of: Kenneth Goldsmith, Marialaura Ghidini, Marc Garrett
Curated by Rachel Falconer, Ruth Hogan, Augustina Matuseviciute and Youna Shin from the Curating Contemporary Art programme at the Royal College of Art.

http://public-access.org.uk/
http://speedshow.net/

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Posted on May 15, 2009

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