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Getting to Vartiosaari & info-desk
04 June 2014, Andrew Gryf Paterson
For those joining Camp Pixelache 2014 on Vartiosaari 7-8.6., please consult in advance the Practical Info pages, including how to get there, and the info desk opening hours.
09 February 2015 14:00, Andrew Gryf Paterson
In the summer of 2014, Pixelache Helsinki responded to the invitation to make a Case Study interview for the 'Agents of Alternatives: Re-designing our Realities'publication, edited byAlastair Fuad-Luke, Katharina Moebus and Anja-Lisa Hirscher. As an attendee of all Camp Pixelache events since they started in Pixelache Festival 2010 onwards, and facilitator in 2013, Andrew Gryf Patersonreflected upon the beginnings, acting & doing, reflecting & sustaining, outcomes and outputs, and lessons learned in the process of Camp Pixelache experience. The interview questions and answers can be...
24 January 2014 14:07, John W. Fail
Pixelache Helsinki 2014 will be an international 2-day trans-disciplinary event focusing on the theme of “The Commons”, including bio-, urban culture and knowledge commons topics. Adding a new island to its logbook afterSuomenlinna(2011) andNaissaar(2013), Camp Pixelache will take up residence inVartiosaari,a nature island surrounded by eastern suburbs of Helsinki, during6-8th June 2014. Read More >>
13 August 2014 19:35, Andrew Gryf Paterson
During Camp Pixelache 2014 in June, one of the thematics explored in a 2-day scenario thinking workshop/discussion was Bio-Commons, hosted by Finnish Society of Bioart, as part of the Synenergene EU programme. Coordinating collaborator Rüdiger Trojok has since compiled and published a white paper which summarizes the ambition of the days to identify the requirements and conditions of Open Source and Citizen Science concepts to realize Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in the Life Sciences. As Trojok prefaces, "In this whitepaper the results of the scenario thinking workshop and...
03 June 2014 09:17, Nathalie Aubret
Remix the Commons is a collaborative and evolutive multimedia project. It aims at documenting and illustrating key ideas and practices of the commons movement, including the creative process of the project itself. In collaboration with Remix the Commons & M-Cult, we would like to invite you for a short interview about the Commons during the Camp Pixelache week end (7-8.6). Camp Pixelache is bringing together a myriad of people from Northern Europe, the Baltic countries and beyond, who we hope could share their voices to the Remix the Commons platform. Interviews will be documented in...
30 May 2014 14:36, Nathalie Aubret
Exploring thethematic of the Bio-Commons, members of the biohacking scene from Europe and beyond will gather for a workshop at Camp Pixelache (6-8.6). With regards to biotechnology, society relies mainly on patents as means to enable and secure innovations. In recent years, the limits of this intellectual property regime has become increasingly evident. New approaches to biological knowledge and technology,such as the attempts to establish open access and open-source practices to key biotech methods and processes are currently being negotiated. A plenitude of licensing modes has been...