Posts By: Max Dovey
videos from MoneyLab LDN now online
All Images from MoneyLab: Art, Culture & Financial Activism can be viewed at our Flickr Playing to Lose: Gameplay in Art and Finance Artists are increasingly adopting game design as a methodology to interrogate and subvert complex financial and political systems. From simulations of fictional companies to live action role-play games, a diverse range [...]
MoneyLab#4 Program announced!
MoneyLab: Art, Culture and Financial Activism 10.00-18.00 Saturday 20 January 2018 River Rooms, New Wing Somerset House, London Full day £15.00/ £12.00 conc Buy tickets here A day-long programme of workshops, discussions and artistic experimentation exploring the relationship between financial technologies, artistic practice and contemporary culture. MoneyLab is a programme of critical research and artistic [...]
Politics of the Cyphersphere: After the Blockchain Revolution
Politics of the Cyphersphere: After the Blockchain Revolution Featuring Riat + Fiber + Brett Scott + Richard Kohl + Martijn van Boven: By Max Hampshire The Vienna-based Research Institute for Arts and Technology (RIAT) hosted ‘The Politics of the Cyphersphere – After the Blockchain Revolution’ and offered the audience an opportunity to openly discuss ideas, [...]
How Can Accountants Save the World?
How Can Accountants Save the World? By Baha Görkem Yalım The workshop How can Accountants Save the World? alternated between collective reimagining exercises and presentations, and dwelled into the social constructivist nature of accounting and the effects and pervasive roles its language plays in our everyday lives. Nick McGuigan started by saying that the workshop [...]
Global Finance: Failing Better?
“Can the proletariat make a difference in macro economics?” By Georgina Ustik This was one of the questions that arose during MoneyLab #3’s first panel, “Global Finance: Failing Better?” moderated by Geert Lovink. The panel touched on ways that activists, artists and economists are engaging in large scale issues through localized and grassroots efforts. The [...]
Blockchain. Fact. Future. Fiction
Over Friday 4th and Saturday 5th November Imal – center for digital culture and technology in Brussels – showcased a series of presentations and invited a large number of artists and designers to discuss, workshop and present projects that implement or reflect on blockchain, de-centralized technology and digital currencies. The programme was populated and was [...]
Upcoming Blockchain Event
Open Source the Economy OS! Blockchain, Co-Creation, Abundance & Beyond Creating the first economic space In 2012, a collective of radical economists, activists, geeks, artists, and beyond gathereid in Finland to create a new economic space — the world’s first activist hedge fund, Robin Hood Coop “minor assets management”. The cooperatively-run fund united the “minor assets” [...]
Program Booklet now available
We are pleased to share the program booklet for Moneylab #3 Failing Better Printed copies will be available on the day.
Blockchain & Bureaucracy
Report from ‘blockchain for social good‘ workshop at European Commission in June 2016 On 21st June the Digital Single Market Council (a division of EU parliament) invited the full cavalry of blockchain and bitcoin advocates to Brussels to discuss the future of distributed ledger technology (DLT). The room was packed full of entrepreneurs, business [...]
Fully Automated Luxury Communism
Fully Automated Luxury Communism or Full Employment for the Creative Class? A diverse selection of artists, designers and entrepreneurs spent two days in Weimar last week imagining how to use design, software and networks can permeate or alter existing political and social structures. For anyone unsure of the meaning of ‘luxury communism’: it is a [...]