“… stoves were labor-saving devices, but the labor they saved was male. The important activity that was radically altered by the presence of a stove was fuel gathering […] The labor involved in cooking, which was the female share of the work, seems barely to have been affected at all.”
📙 Ruth Schwartz Cowan, More Work For Mother. The Ironies of Household Technologies from the Open Hearth to the Microwave, 1983
📻 International Women's Day on Refuge Worldwide. BLACK WOMXN'S LIVES MATTER – 8th March, in collaboration with female:pressure. https://refugeworldwide.com/news/international-womens-day
Curated by Lerato Khathi aka Lakuti. “… the line-up will feature a particular emphasis on DJs in the Global South; Mari Boaventura, Thuli Majozi, Madame Vacile, Bonolo Mafoyane, Jana Falcon and Atiyyah Kahn from Future Nostalgia, an arts collective based in Cape Town.”
Feminist Hack Meetings - Feminist Servers
Backups, migrations, and other painful stories
Join us online, Saturday 13/03/2021
11:00-13:00 CET: workshop (sign up required)
13:00-14:30 CET: lunch break (open 'bar')
14:30-16:00 CET: discussion (public)
more info: https://varia.zone/en/fhm-servers-migrations.html
Some screenshots from the visuals we made for an online show with DJ Lady Maru, in collaboration with Female Pressure
Female:Pressure is an international network of female, transgender and non-binary artists in the fields of electronic music and digital arts. Check it out!
📙 Aesthetics of the Commons (ed. by Shusha Niederberger, Cornelia Sollfrank & Felix Stalder), 2020, Open Access PDF https://www.diaphanes.net/titel/aesthetics-of-the-commons-6419
“What do a feminist server, an art space located in a public park in North London, a ‘pirate’ library of high cultural value yet dubious legal status, and an art school that emphasizes collectivity have in common? They all demonstrate that art can play an important role in imagining and producing a real quite different from what is currently hegemonic …”
When I first saw the word ‘CryptoArt’ I thought it means something like making a drawing or writing a novel with an old Enigma, lol. That was probably too much 20th century thinking. No, it means “Grimes beats Elon Musk at his own game as she nets $5.8m in 20 minutes …” and greenwashing blockchain transactions that needed hundreds of kWh by donating “a percentage of the proceeds” to Carbon 180, a non-profit organization which aims to reduce global carbon emissions.
📙 Malte Pelleter, Futurhythmaschinen – Drum-Machines und die Zukünfte auditiver Kulturen, 2020 (Open Access) https://hildok.bsz-bw.de/frontdoor/index/index/docId/1182
A friend wrote his dissertation about drum machines (in German). Gerade als Buch erschienen, auch online Open Access.
„Hier werden erstmals nicht nur die verwobenen Technik- und Kulturgeschichte(n) dieser Maschinen skizziert, sondern die Geräte selbst werden als Wissensobjekte ernst genommen.“
Hi Fediverse, we are an #anarchafeminist #squat in Cronenbourg (#Strasbourg, France) held by a collective of racialized and white queer people. Nice to be here and join you all, dear witches/bitches/sisters/comrades
As we host exiled women/queer people and their children in our big house, and support them within our queer community, feel free to contact us or to get us in touch with close mutant people
Autonomy, solidarity and revolution !
"A catalog of formats for digital
discomfort… and other ways to resist totalitarian zoomification."
By Jara Rocha and Seda Gürses
SoNoMu (Sound Noise Music) is a mastodon instance for musicians, sound-artists, producers of any kind of aural noise, songwriters, bedroom producers, sonic manglers and algorave livecoders. -> more...