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Sequoia India’s Designathon 2016

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Sep 17, 2016 01:39 PM
September 17, 2016

Along with their annual hackathon, Sequoia India organised a designathon in Bangalore on September 10-11, 2016. The participants picked one of three tracks - gamification, information visualisation, and smart acceleration - and developed an interface design or clickable prototype or a demo video. Sumandro Chattapadhyay was invited to participate as a mentor for the information visualisation track.

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7 Ways to Con/fuse the Internet with Analogy (Intergalactic Mix) - Talk by Surfatial

Sep 26, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Sneha PP
September 16, 2016

Surfatial, a trans-local collective that works with text and sound will talk about their essay which was recently published. The talk will also address concerns on how the internet can be used in alternate contexts including presenting work in alternative formats and using the internet for synchronous collaborative cultural production.

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Creativity, Politics, and Internet Censorship

Creativity, Politics, and Internet Censorship

by P.P. Sneha — last modified Jun 17, 2016 07:07 AM

In collaboration with Karnataka for Kashmir, we organised a discussion on 'Creativity, Politics and Internet Censorship' on May 25, 2016. Mahum Shabir, a legal activist and artist, Mir Suhail, political cartoonist with Kashmir Reader and Rising Kashmir, and Habeel Iqbal, a lawyer who has worked with several justice groups in Kashmir, shared some of their work and experiences. This discussion was organised as part of Port of Kashmir 2016, a series of events bringing together a small collective of people using different modes of art and activism to address crucial challenges to free speech and democracy in the state.

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The Zen of Pad.ma: 10 Lessons Learned from Running Open Access Online Video Archives in India and beyond

Feb 03, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by P.P. Sneha

Sebastian Lütgert and Jan Gerber, the co-initiators of, and the artists/programmers behind the pad.ma (Public Access Digital Media Archive) project will deliver a lecture at CIS on Wednesday, February 03, 6 pm, on their experiences of learnings from running open access online video archives in Germany, India, and Turkey. Please join us for coffee and vada at 5:30 pm.

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A.I. Hype Cycles and Artistic Subversions

Jan 22, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near to TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Sharath Chandra Ram

Gene Kogan will give a talk on "A.I. hype cycles and artistic subversions" on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Centre for Internet and Society office, 6 pm - 8 pm.

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Silicon Plateau Vol-1

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Nov 28, 2015 09:00 AM

This book marks the beginning of an interdisciplinary artistic project, Silicon Plateau, the scope of which is to observe how the arts, technology and society intersect in the city of Bangalore. Silicon Plateau is a collaboration between T.A.J. Residency & SKE Projects and the Researchers at Work (RAW) programme of the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore, India. Volume 1 has been developed in collaboration with or-bits.com.

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Launch of Silicon Plateau Vol-1

Nov 27, 2015 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM T.A.J. Residency, No. 21 (New No. 53), 2nd Cross, Wheeler Road Extension, Cooke Town, Bangalore, 560084, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

Please join us on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 6.30 pm for the book launch of Silicon Plateau Vol-1.

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Where's My Data? Submission for Knight News Challenge 2015

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:00 PM

We are very excited to be contribute to a join submission with DataMeet and Oorvani for the Knight News Challenge 2015. We are proposing "an application for users to search for locally-relevant data, discuss missing data, demand data, explore and respond to data demands by others, and start data crowd-sourcing exercises." Please go to the submission page and support our project. The text of the proposal is available below. It was prepared by Nisha Thompson of DataMeet, Meera K of Oorvani, and I. The 'Where's My Data' banner is created by Nisha using icons from the Noun Project.

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Announcing Silicon Plateau #01

Announcing Silicon Plateau #01

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:00 PM

We are very pleased to announce that the RAW programme is supporting a new collaborative publishing project led by T.A.J. Residency / SKE Projects and or-bits.com. The first volume of the series titled 'Silicon Plateau' will feature contributions by a group of artists, researchers, and writers, including IOCOSE, Tara Kelton, Anil Menon, Sunita Prasad, Achal Prabhala and Sreshta Rit Premnath, along with contextual writing and documentation material. Here is an excerpt from the editorial note written by Marialaura Ghidini, the co-editor of the volume.

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An Artist's Hunt for Lost Stepwells

An Artist's Hunt for Lost Stepwells

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:05 PM

As part of the Maps for Making Change project, Kakoli Sen has brought to light some facts which she stumbled upon while mapping the stepwells in Vadodara. She mapped these and also discovered 14 such architectural heritage structures. The news was covered in the Times of India.

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