Friends.. In follow up to the original OWS conference on the commons (see the 1st workshop listed here: http://thefutureofoccupy.org/workshops/online-workshops/) March 29th to March 30th 2013 sees Making World’s the hosts of the original forum host this very exciting 2nd forum on the commons. For more about this conference see: makingworlds.org and find the FB page for the event here:https://www.facebook.com/events/608522195842808/ Re-posted [...]
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The Story of the School of Commoning
At a time when the Commons is being talked about more and more by the Occupy Movement and our latest ‘Occupying the Commons’ magazine has now been published we felt it would be a highly relevant time to present through a series of videos “The Story of the School of Commoning.” The School of Commoning is [...]
In his marvelous meditations, “Stanzas on Commoning,” poet, artists and architect Robert Kocik explores the commons as only an artist can: as simultaneously a historical phenomenon, a philosophical concept, and a collaborative art practice. Kocik’s “Stanzas” derive in part from his work with the group “Commoning,” which he describes as “a group of poets, performers and persons [...]
Can Occupy occupy strategy?
A strategy for and by the people? For the last couple of months I have joined in a variety of peaceful protests, celebrations and collaborative enterprises along with millions of other Occupiers rising up across the globe to usher in a new world. Passers by, media analysts and pundits, invariably asked us what was this [...]