I’ve just seen this on the Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) mail list, and though it might be useful, Rob.
Dear all, The videos of the Respublika! seminar, that took place on 24 November
2017 at the NAC in Limassol, Cyprus, are now available at http://respublika.neme.org/seminars/
The title of the Seminar was “Community media, Community art production and Democratic knowledge”, and this was its abstract:
The artistic-democratic capacities of communities and their organisations are often underestimated and neglected, pushed aside by traditional top-down structures, and leadership, expertise and professional models. This seminar aims to critically explore the artistic-democratic capacities of communities and their organisations, identify problems, obstacles and restrictions, and look ahead at the conditions of possibility for the continued democratisation of the social and its many fields.
We had four great speakers:
Vuk Ćosić (SI) - From Nettime via Syndicate to 7-11
Pascal Gielen (BE) - Community Art, A Neoliberal Solution for the Deconstruction of the Welfare State?
Helen Hahmann (DE) - Highjacking Radio Art. Artistic practice in Community Radio
Nicos Trimikliniotis (CY) - Beyond austerity citizenship and nationalistic communalism in Cypriot ‘community media’: social media, digitalities and emancipation – towards a mobile commons
Moderation and introduction: Nico Carpentier (BE/SE), Respublika! curator
With kind regards,