Free And Open Culture Mind Map

My passion: to empower some free-culture advocating, network-neutrality loving, FLOSS using, empathy having, critical thinking art students. Today we did a bit of brainstorming about what influences/passions can guide us as a group toward a collaborative project. Keeping in mind the concepts of free and open culture, between now and the next session each individual […]

Making History: Free And Open Culture

“…essential lessons can be learned about the systems—about the world—from taking things apart, seeing how they work, and using this knowledge to create new and more interesting things.”
– Steven Levy

The Experience Economy

There are three main basics in economies of the past, let’s say 70 years ago (these are estimates scrawled on the back of an envelope paraphrased from The Experience Economy). 1. Commodity (3%) 2. Goods (17%) 3. Services (80%) Now there is a fourth. 4. Experience Here’s how it plays out with Starbucks (again estimated […]

Hirst hopes to revolutionise art market with ‘Golden Calf’

Hirst hopes to revolutionise art market with ‘Golden Calf’ – News, Art & Architecture – The Independent a collection of previously unseen work by Damien Hirst that will be auctioned off this summer in a move that could revolutionise the sale of contemporary art. A living artist has never before put a collection of brand […]