Upgrade! Berlin and transmediale presents eXgae from Barcelona

Upgrade! Berlin and transmediale presents eXgae from Barcelona

Date: 
04.06.2009 18:00
Festival edition: 
2010
Format: 
Workshop

Upgrade! Berlin and transmediale presents eXgae from Barcelona:

Multiply and share forth. For the free sharing of knowledge and culture. A workshop night on free culture.

Klubraum Podewil,
Klosterstraße 68, 10479 Berlin
June 4th 2009, 18:00 - 24:00
Free entry

The Internet allows the horizontal exchange of information and culture between everyone. Over the course of the last decades we have reached a level of equality between original and reproduction. Because of this, mediums of production need to adapt themselves to this new type of democracy and not the other way around.

Nowadays, new ways of protecting and promoting creative outcomes emerge and need to be investigated.

The goal of this workshop is ...

Upgrade! Berlin and transmediale presents eXgae from Barcelona:

Multiply and share forth. For the free sharing of knowledge and culture. A workshop night on free culture.

Klubraum Podewil,
Klosterstraße 68, 10479 Berlin
June 4th 2009, 18:00 - 24:00
Free entry

The Internet allows the horizontal exchange of information and culture between everyone. Over the course of the last decades we have reached a level of equality between original and reproduction. Because of this, mediums of production need to adapt themselves to this new type of democracy and not the other way around.

Nowadays, new ways of protecting and promoting creative outcomes emerge and need to be investigated.

The goal of this workshop is to familiarize a public (not expert but interested) with the new possibilities of cultural diffusion that is offered by the digital era and its collaborative culture.

What the workshop will be about:

  • Practical examples: viral events, attitudes, DIY, nets|networks, P2P.
  • Answers to the most recurrent questions on copyrights, licenses, canon and entities of management for artists, producers, stores, bars, cultural spaces, etc.
  • Tools of self-defense: legal perspectives on our rights.

Addressed to: creators, trades, artists, programming cultural producers, distributing commissioners, cultural centers and citizens in general.

From 20:00 on, there will be a film screening:
Presentation of the documentary "The oXcars: the movie" on the great event of free culture that has been carried out in Barcelona with over 100 participants.
> http://exgae.net/exgae-multiply-and-share-forth/theoxcars

This workshop night is organized in collaboration with Upgrade! Berlin, transmediale, eXgae and the Institut Ramon Llull.

The programme:

18:00 - 20:00 Workshop
20:00 - 21:00 Presentation of the documentary movie “the oXcars”
21:00 - 22:00 Debate
22:00 - 24:00 DJ set

Biographies and further links

  • Simona Levi, 1966

Multidisciplinary artist born in Italy and established in Barcelona since 1990. She is the Director of Conservas, a cultural activity centre. She has worked as an actress in reputed physical and performance theatre groups all over Europe. Her multidisciplinary creations are currently on tour with festivals around Europe. Since 2000, she has directed the scenic and visual arts festival IN MOTION which takes place at the CCCB during the Grec festival. She is an outstanding activist in European social movements in the area of free circulation of knowledge, the right to housing and the use of public areas. She is also involved in several artistic and activity platforms.

  • Miguel Gozalbo, 1981, Spain

is a member of La Màquina de Turing, a live band music that composes experimental electronic music  with a critical sense in addition to audiovisual elements. He also participates in telenoika, a platform for artistic and experimental interventions related to new technologies in the digital era. Miguel is part of the citizens movement of eXgae and an activist for defending civil rights in the network. He also works as a technician in the audio-visual sphere.

  • Gala Pin, 1981, Spain

has studied philosophy in Barcelona. Galia is involved in different citizens initiatives for defending civil rights in the public sphere. She also works on the intersection of rights in the public space and free access to culture. Her artistic work is based on the correlation between specific technical aspects and the mainstream language.

> www.exgae.net
> www.conservas.tk
> www.upgrade-berlin.net

share