Free culture events for March 2006

Free culture events for March 2006


Welcome to the first newsletter listing and reviewing free culture events around the world. Free culture is a movement that extends the logic of free software into the world of art, advocating free creativity, sharing and remixing. There will be thousands of events with this ethos going on around the world, but the listings below are brought to you by activists and advocates of the free culture movement. You can add your events and reviews to this newsletter on the Free Culture UK newsletter wiki.

Europe

Upcoming events

Node.l

  • What: A festival of open, collaborative media arts and infrastructure in London.
  • When: Throughout March 2006.
  • Where: Venues throughout London.
  • More information.

Book Competition!

This week we are giving away a copy of Running Linux, 5th Ed. by Matthias Kalle Dalheimer & Matt Welsh.

All you need to do to enter is check out the latest book competition announcement on our blogs page.

GOOD LUCK!

Thanks go to _O'Reilly for providing this fantastic prize._

Libre Graphics Meeting

  • What: Free graphic design meeting.
  • When: 17th-19th March 2006.
  • Where: Lyon, France.
  • More information.

Remix Reading open media lab

  • What: Come and learn how to use arty free software, or show off your skills to others, at our first open media lab. Just turn up with an open mind.
  • When: Saturday 18th March 2006, 11am-4pm.
  • Where: Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading.
  • More information.

Copyfighters’ Drunken Brunch and Talking Shop

  • What: Meet for a brunch and drinks with other free culture/digital rights/copyfighters activists, then walk across to Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park to bewilder passers by with your rhetoric.
  • When: Sunday 19th March 2006. Food from 11AM to 1PM; Speakers’ Corner excursion 1PM to ~2PM.
  • Where: Stanhope Centre (Stanhope Centre, Stanhope House, Stanhope Place, London W2 2HH).

Elephants Dream—Preview

  • What: Preview of the open source computer animated movie “Elephants Dream” (Creative Commons Attribution-only licenced).
  • When: Friday 24th March 2006, 6pm.
  • Where: Cinema Ketelhuis, Amsterdam.
  • More information.

Remix Reading open media lab

  • What: Come and learn how to use arty free software, or show off your skills to others, at our first open media lab. Just turn up with an open mind.
  • When: Saturday 1st April, 11am-4pm
  • Where: Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading
  • More information.

Event feedback

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Competitions

Remix Art Competition

  • What: A competition looking for the best visual remixes of Reading’s local area and of a selection of local art. The eleven best pieces will be in an exhibition in April.
  • When: Deadline is 6th April 2006.
  • Where: The show will be at Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock, Reading.
  • More information.

United States

Upcoming events

Creative Commons Art Show 2006

  • What: Free Culture @ NYU will be holding an art show featuring all CC-licensed works for the whole of March. Works will also be simultaneously released online.
  • When: All of March 2006
  • Where: 7th Floor of NYU’s Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012.
  • More information.

Sharing Is Daring—Boston’s Creative Commons Art Show

  • What: Harvard Free Culture seeks submission of artwork with a visual component, under at least a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Sharealike license. Send work to “freeculture” followed by the “at” symbol, then “hcs.harvard.edu”.
  • When: Please submit your work by March 22nd 2006. The show is tentatively scheduled for the week of April 10th 2006.
  • Where: Cambridge (USA), Location TBA.
  • More information.

CC Salon

  • What: A local informal gathering of individuals around Creative Commons licenses, standards, and technology.
  • When: March 8 2006, 6-9 PM.
  • Where: Shine, 1337 Mission St, San Francisco, CA.
  • More information.

International

Competitions

Copyright Criminals—Deadline Extended

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Biography

Tom Chance is a philosophy student, free software advocate and writer. He is the Project Lead of Remix Reading, the UK’s first localised Creative Commons project. You can contact him via his web site.