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Commoners Unite – Pixelache Camp 2014

We were kindly invited to Camp Pixelache 2014 in Helsinki and we could not have missed this opportunity. 
The 3 day unconference started at the University of Helsinki in the city centre with the two keynotes by Alain Ambrosi and Markus Schmidt on “Co-inveting the art of commoning” and on Bio-Commons respectevly. 

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2014 Report


CommonsFest was held for the second consecutive year in Heraklion, Crete on May 9th ,10th  and 11th. In this celebration of collaboration, solidarity and sharing took part members from eco-communities, natural farmers, seed preservationists, cooperatives and solidarity economy productive ventures and associates, participants of free software and digital rights fighters, members of community-run open wireless networks, lawyers, sociologists and political economists, scientists and academics, social activists and ordinary citizens interested in the sustainable management of the Commons.

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Last minute surprises

With great pleasure we announce some last minute surprises of the marvelous world of the Commons.

  • We will be having livestream of all the talks thanks to the Heraklion Wireless Metropolitan Network group, giving you the option to watch the talks live from anywhere in the world.
  • The new ebook “Beyond the state and the market: The peer to peer perspective” Πέρα από το κράτος και την αγορά: Η ομότιμη προοπτική” will be available during the festival from the  Βορειοδυτικές εκδόσεις under Creative Commons license.
  • The  campaign has reached 87%, at the moment of writing this, which means we are very close to make it 100% with your help.
  • the labaki hackerspace will be constructing a 3D printer as part of the exhibition.

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