Monday, 23rd March, 7.15-9.15 PM “The rule by nobody is not necessarily no-rule; it may indeed … even turn out to be one of its cruelest and most tyrannical versions.” – Hannah Arendt This month’s reading group is not only a follow-up to our conversations about the state’s new counter terrorism strategies and the expectations placed…Read More RadEd Reading Group in March: “Hannah Arendt & the Pedagogy of Politics”, 23/3/15
This is ATF’s first fundraiser party at the Common House. Come, enjoy music, drinks, and celebrate the fight against data surveillance and for autonomous technical futures. Bring your electrical fetishes, your technical turn-ons and your most machine-like dance moves. Proceeds go towards supporting the Common House’s rent and ATF’s co-educational workshops. Autonomous Tech Fetish probes…Read More Autonomous Tech Fetish – fundraiser party
At this Common House Open Meeting we will be mapping the local political community and its different spaces, groups and resources. How does the Common House fit into this, what links can we make, etc. All welcome!Read More Common House open meeting, 1 March 2015, 4-6pm: Mapping the Common House
For our next RadEd Reading group, we will be a collaborating with the Common House’s own Autonomous Tech Fetish (ATF), to explore where Hack culture and analysis meet with radical pedagogies and analysis. When: Monday, 23rd of February, 7.15-9.15pm The first aspect we want to discuss is the relation between hacking and pedagogy. Hacking is a practice widely…Read More RadEd Reading Group meets ATF: Reading on Hack culture and Data gathering in schools, 23 Feb, 7.15 – 9.15pm
UPATE (21 Feb): PROTEST AT SOTHEBY’S IS CANCELLED. WE HAVE WON!!!!! We have officially resolved our collective dispute with CCML, the cleaning contractor at Sotheby’s and there will be no protest tomorrow. We have won every single demand we made. This is an inspiring victory and a true David v Goliath triumph! On the eve of…Read More Cleaners and porters protest at Sotheby’s for backdated Living Wage, proper sick pay and respect!
Granito de Arena (Grain of Sand), (2005, ca 60 min, Spanish with subtitles) Trailer: http://www.corrugate.org/trailer.html For over 20 years, global economic forces have been dismantling public education in Mexico, but always in the constant shadow of popular resistance… Granito de Arena is the story of that resistance – the story of hundreds of thousands of…Read More RadEd Film Club: ‘Granito de Arena’ (Grain of Sand), 11 Feb, 7-9pm