Art of Democracy

Here we explore projects and ideas that integrate art practice, theatre and documentary into political debate. How can we represent, visualise, animate and inform political concepts and their consequences. How we feed back this information to a Demos?

A voice comes to one in the dark. Imagine. - jennyholzer.com

The way art can contribute to political debate is not simply from the power of the illustration, but by the way it can afford us the ability to comprehend associations and interact with the material.

YOUTUBE AAXLRqFTJwU Jonas Staal explains the DiEM25 stars and symbolism, and the importance of art in DiEM25.

RSA Animate is one such example.

# People and Events Let's looks at some of the ingredients of a succesful performance:

Here we list spaces that are of interest, that we may be able to twin with, organise discussions, and research together:

Yanis Varoufakis; born 24 March 1961) is a Greek economist, academic and politician, who served as the Greek Minister of Finance from January to July 2015, when he resigned.

Kevin Adam Curtis (born 1955) is an English documentary film-maker. Curtis says that his favourite theme is "power and how it works in society", and his works explore areas of sociology, psychology, philosophy and political history.

Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (; born 15 May 1948 and originally christened Brian Peter George Eno) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.

Aral Balkan is an activist, designer, and software developer - ar.al

Rimini Protokoll works in the realm of theater, sound and radio plays, film and installation emerge in constellations of two or three and solo as well.

Augusto Boal was a Brazilian theatre director, writer and politician. He was the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, a theatrical form originally used in radical popular education movements - wikipedia

Small groups of four or five participants sit around a table and discuss an open-ended question for a structured amount of time.

Here we look at how we can use projection mapping and immersive sound to tell stories about the world.

Here we discuss how we will use internet radio to connect local communities globally.

Just came across this site which relates to the CCC and as an emaple here is a Podcast about Wikipedia (in German):

Mission: to capture and highlight global opinions so strongly that political leaders are better informed and motivated to solve global issues.

Bruno Latour is the philosopher behind the title of this wiki. On this wiki we Idea Mine a range of disciplines around the notion that science, law, media and politics can be remixed in new and potentially fruitful ways.

Here we need also to look at:

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record - wikipedia

Humour (British English) or humor (American English) is the tendency of particular cognitive experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement - wikipedia

It has not really been possible until very recently to represent large interactive graphs visually, and especially not on the web.

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