There is no content on the web!

My one-minute rant for the Open Spectrum Quality/Control symposium held at the Melbourne State Library today. I lined up with 10 others and raced the clock to open the event. Documentation was done using a live blogging tool Cover it Live. There is no content on the web! on the web, content is a king Read more about There is no content on the web![…]

The Whole World

Tank TV have brought together with the curator Ian White, The Whole World exhibition. A selection of artists’ film and video that feature lists or different kinds of taxonomies – visual, audio or textual – are presented as an online exhibition of extracts. Works by Dalia Neis, Uriel Orlow, Jean-Gabirel Périot, Michael Robinson and Valerie Read more about The Whole World[…]

EngageMedia updates

EngageMedia emailed out some updates to the FOSS video codecs they are working on. It is a review of available tools for the creation, playback and embedding of online video using FOSS codecs, and a look at the most pressing areas for development to enhance their adoption by social change video projects on the web. Read more about EngageMedia updates[…]

VX:mission gathering

The transmission network put out their final publicity for their event VX:transmission that coincides with the VV conference. VX:mission will look at how distribution of Social Justice Video is happening using Free and Open Source technology. It is a chance to find out about existing distribution projects, get feedback for your own projects or ideas, Read more about VX:mission gathering[…]

24/7 DIY video clip

I also had a close look at the opening 24/7 a DIY Video Summit, video clip (that ironically has no poster/thumbnail/preview image as it downloads when the web page is opened). The clip a vox-pox of grabs from speakers and artists attending the event provides an insight into what to expect. Following is links to Read more about 24/7 DIY video clip[…]

Palabras tagged video archive

Not long after getting up the first prototype version of videodefunct published, the Palabras project appeared on the video vortex mailing list: Palabras, which means “words” in Spanish, is a set of software tools and interfaces designed to facilitate collective self-representation, and promote social inclusion through participatory media production. Typically, in workshops at local cultural Read more about Palabras tagged video archive[…]

Beppe Grillo and YouTube

Beppe Grillo a well known Italian satirist utilises the full functionality of a blog to create dialogue and conversation with his audience. He also uses a blog as a powerful autonomous political platform in terms of distribution and spreading his perspective. Equally he ties in other sharing websites and social software resources. For example video Read more about Beppe Grillo and YouTube[…]

bootlab independent media projects

Bootlab Bootlab is a non-profit organisation for the advancement of independent projects. Founded in 2000 and located in the historic Telegrafenamt in Berlin-Mitte, bootlab provides studio, production and office space for groups and individuals (activists, artists, curators, engineers, filmmakers, programmers, publishers, writers etc.) working with old and/or new media technology.