Two workshops at Common House from Autonomous Tech Fetish on December 13th! 12.00-2.00pm Bodily Bureacracies (with OSA) – an exploration of data, power and bodies. Bring your own bureaucratic monster! 3.00-5.00pm Betty Cipher’s Cryptoschool – an introductory-level workshop on internet security and portable cryptotools.Read More Autonomous Tech Fetish double bill – 13 December
A Mask if Always Active, (2014) By Ines Doujak and John Barker and Sweet Sugar Rage (1985) By The Sistren Theatre Collective A Mask if Always Active, (2014) By Ines Doujak and John Barker, 28 mins. A musical on the themes of carnival/utopia and rebellion. The filmmakers will introduce the film. Sweet Sugar Rage (1985)…Read More Full Unemployment Cinema screening November 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Radical Education Reading Forum This month’s topic: critically reading the government’s ‘Preventing Violent Extremism programme’ (for more info + texts: radicaleducationforum.tumblr.com) November 24 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm. All welcome!Read More Join our monthly reading group discussing texts or practices on radical education.
“Too Tough To Teach’ – documentary about the Ian Mikardo High School in East London. “The documentaries, filmed by producer/director Isabel Cook over six months earlier this year, showed the struggles boys go through when they join the school, and how, supported by calm and committed staff, they make progress. Ian Mikardo is unconventional because…Read More Rad Ed Film Club, ‘Too Tough To Teach’, 12 Nov
The East London Strippers Collective fundraiser! Get your tickets at www.common-as-muck.eventbrite.com p.s. read an article published in VICE about us here: http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/east-london-strippers-collective-is-standing-up-for-strippers-rights-250Read More East London Strippers Collective party, 8 Nov
This month we are going to read about ‘place based education’ and the amazing Grace Lee Boggs’s thoughts on it! ‘In her book, The Next American Revolution, longtime community activist Grace Lee Boggs, presents a radically different vision of education, of schools as part of a community and as part of social development: Just imagine how…Read More Radical Education Forum monthly reading group, 29 Sept, 7.15pm – 9.15pm
Dear Friends, there will be NO ACUPUNCTURE CLINIC THIS MONDAY 22 Sept. as I am on holiday this week. It will be back on as normal 12 – 6pm the following Monday 29th. Apologies for the disruption. x AliceRead More No Acupuncture Clinic on Monday Sept 22
Free to Learn, 68 min, by Jeff Root & Bhawin Suchak Free to Learn is a 70 minute documentary that offers a “fly on the wall” perspective of the daily happenings at The Free School in Albany, New York. Like many of today’s radical and democratic schools, The Free School expects children to decide for themselves how to…Read More Radical Education Forum Film Club screens ‘Free To Learn’ + Q+A with former intern teacher at the school, 17 Sept, 7-9pm