Moneylab #2 Economies of Dissent

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Talks, art & workshops on economic empowerment
Pakhuis de Zwijger 3 – 4 December 2015, Amsterdam

The Institute of Network Cultures presents MONEYLAB#2: ECONOMIES OF DISSENT – an international symposium hosting artists, activists, programmers and academics who probe, challenge and hack today’s global economy.

What political imperatives shape the economy of dissent? What are the different views on the redistribution of wealth and the exchange of value out there? How can we re-design our financial infrastructure?

Beyond moral outrage, important first steps are being taken towards systemic interventions in the global austerity economy. We witness an impressive amount of financial counter-concepts, works of art, digital currencies, tools and hacks which give shape to an emerging economy of dissent. This new economy operates across borders, on different scales, from sole acts of defiance to a collective ‘oxi’ in Greece. It is expressed variously as: strategy, circumvention, innovation, visualization, and making-do.

Two days of talks, performances and workshops unfurl a raft of financial interventions like visualizations of shadow economies, a guidebook on how to extort money from banks, Robin Hood-style financial hacks, peer-to-peer insurance companies, financial leak platforms, and blockchain initiatives for the commons.

Speakers: Robert van Boeschoten / Paolo Cirio / Enric Duran / Primavera De Filippi / David Golumbia / Núria Güell / Max Haiven / Femke Herregraven / Eduard de Jong / Scott Kildall / Cecile Landman / Silvio Lorusso / Rachel O’Dwyer / Paul Radu / Jip de Ridder / Robin Hood Minor Asset Management / Lena Rethel / Stephanie Rothenberg / Brett Scott

Topics: Bringing the Dark Side of Money to Light | Financial Literacy | Artistic Interventions in Finance | Digital Revenue Models in the Arts | Crypto-Currencies and their Future | Tactics for Economic Dissent | Blockchain Technologies and Initiatives | Decentralized Insurance | Digital Currencies | Financial Leak Platforms | Hacking Global Finance | Bank Extortion | Web-based offshore corruption games | Sharia Banking | Ethereum | Exposing Shadow Economies | and much more…

Partners: Robin Hood Minor Asset Management // CommonEasy

More information, tickets and program updates:

Tickets: € 30 per day incl. lunch / € 60 passe-partout incl. lunch / Students 50% discount, incl. lunch

MoneyLab is an initiative of the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, CREATE-IT, Amsterdam Center of Expertise, and the Amsterdam Creative Industries Network.
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