Posts Tagged ‘Activism’

Media & Activism Seminar

coveritMauj Media Collective Invites you to an evening on Media & Activism

Date: Tuesday, 07 April 2009,
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Goethe Institute, 2 Brunton Rd, Civil Lines, Karachi

Do media and activism always go together. How does an activist media fill the gaps. How do the new technologies fit in this picture. What does this increased access to information mean for our complex culture and society.

In a timely note Rob van Kranenburg observes the present age of acceleration. Concerning the role of the artist in an ever more complex world full of radicalism, he dares to ask: what does this mean for the disruptive qualities of art if disruption becomes the default?

Suzanne Hogendoorn presents her film on European activists at the G8 Summit 2007.

Awab Alvi gives us a behind-the-web look at citizens covering the Long March in March 2009 using internet & cellphones.

We hope to involve journalists in the discussion. Open discussion will follow.

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