MoneyLab considers interventions in and experiments with digital economy. MoneyLab is a network of artists, activists, and geeks experimenting with forms of financial democratization.
ML#7: The Artennae of Finance: What’s on the Radar?
Art was the protagonist of this fifth session of MoneyLab #7 offering new and exciting perspectives for the potential futures for our digitized world. Presentations and bios are here. First, Stephanie Rothenberg explored the not-so-subtle links between environmental issues, transnational finance and alternative forms of digital economy. The interdisciplinary artist Stephanie Rothenberg started her presentation [...]
ML#7: How Will The Tooth Fairy Pay You On Planet Cashless?
Outside of Finance Workshop: “How Will The Tooth Fairy Pay You On Planet Cashless?” by Ruth Catlow and Martin Zeilinger. In addition to a series of interesting speakers and Q&A’s, MoneyLab #7 Outside of Finance gave visitors the opportunity to attend workshops and further explore issues related to global finance, payment systems and the social [...]
ML#7: New Horizons and Counter Narratives
Session 1 Speakers: Micky Lee, Brett Scott, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Reijer Pieter Hendrikse Moderator: Geert Lovink Presentations and bios here. —— MoneyLab #7 kicked off with a session of fireworks. Micky Lee, Brett Scott, Ana Teixeira Pinto, and Reijer Pieter Hendrikse delivered four spectacularly specialized yet wildly varying talks to the crowd in Tolhuistuin. As [...]
ML#7: The Great Offshore: VFA
This workshop by RYBN was based on the understanding, similar to Rijer Pieter Hendrikse’s, of offshore as a global structure. What is the relation between offshore and culture? The Great Offshore Methodology The workshop is based on the simple methodology of The Great Offshore, designed for the rybn.org-platform. During every trip abroad, RYBN gathers a [...]
Cryptorave-an interview with Omsk Social Club + !Mediengruppe Bitnik by Maisa Imamović
Filter mainstream, which eventually applies to monetized human experiences, calls for the imagination to design new narratives for being together. Some commodified experiences wear out faster than others, and some expand to become their different (perhaps better?) version. Clubbing too, is a part of experience economy, where feelings of boredom started to emerge (when exactly? [...]
Come to the closing night of MoneyLab; Pumpin’ and Dumpin’ on November 15th !
When? 15 November 2019 Where? Mike’s Badhuisthatre, Amsterdam What time? 20:00pm – 01:00am Why? To let loose, say goodbye, and dance.
Please join the first MoneyLab General Assembly on November 15 at Tolhuistuin
Please join the first MoneyLab General Assembly When? 15 November 2019 Where? Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam What time? 5:30pm – 7:00pm Why? To identify key issues and urgent additions and set up collaborations MoneyLab is dedicated to understanding the socio-political implications of and developments in digital economy and financial technologies and to experiment with forms of financial [...]
Silvia Díaz Molina (Madrid) on P2PModels
Silvia Díaz Molina is one of the presenters at MoneyLab #7. She is part of the European Research Council starter grant group in Madrid called P2PModels. Silvia Díaz Molina will speak in the AltFin: Experiments from Prototype to Pilot workshop on Friday afternoon. /Geert — P2PModels is a research project born from a ERC and [...]
MoneyLab #7 program booklet now available
Download the full program here. or get your program info here: TIMETABLE SESSIONS — Tickets: Regular tickets: Day ticket 30 euro, passe-partout 60 euro. Students (other then HvA): 50% discount. You can get your tickets here. HvA employees and students can get a free ticket by sending an e-mail (from your HvA e-mail address) to [...]
In a Cashless Future, How Will the Tooth Fairy Pay You?
By: Ruth Catlow and Martin Zeilinger Amidst our struggles to understand and critique each new wave of sophisticated fintech, it’s easy to lose track of the deceptively simple things: cash has been falling out of favour. Financial institutions and many governments are pushing hard to sell us on electronic banking and transaction services. And regardless [...]