Respublika! – Experiments in the Performance of Participation and Democracy

The catalogue for “Respublika! – Experiments in the Performance of Participation and Democracy” (2019), edited by Nico Carpentier and published by NeMe, reports on the Respublika! project, initiated and curated by Nico Carpentier and co-organised with NeMe and CCMC. The catalogue highlights the 18 Respublika! art projects, through project narratives, artist interviews and more than 200 photographs and can be accessed freely here.It also

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BFR challenges the regulator’s decision for berlin frequency

The German Federal Association of Free Radios (BFR) has expressed their disappointment at the decision of the Media Council of the Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg granting broadcasting licenses for non-commercial radio operations on the 88.4 MHz VHF frequencies in Berlin and 90.7 MHz in Potsdam in a way that the members of BFR feel gives preference to the Berlin broadcasters at the

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Galicia’s Government forces the closure of CUAC’s FM broadcasting

The members of CUAC FM decided on Thursday 28 September 2017 to cease their FM broadcasting after receiving a notification of sanction by the Xunta de Galicia, that threatens to fine the radio station with between 100 thousand and 200 thousand euros for broadcasting “without having the corresponding license “. The assembly that manages the radio decided to keep only

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Der Garten ruft! The Garden is Calling!

Open Call Datscha Radio: Plots & Prophecies Yes, we need gardens. And more gardens. We need more idle land and more bees. In the cities, and everywhere. And we need gardening knowledge. And more knowledge. In a changing world, definitely. And we need radio. Because the world is made of frequencies. Plants know that. With those flicker movies of a post-human future at the

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The Discursive-Material Knot. Cyprus in Conflict and Community Media Participation

One of the friends of community media in the academic world, Nico Carpentier, has just published a new book looking into the role and experience of Community Media in conflict resolution in Cyprus. Innumerous scholars—Cypriots and non-Cypriots alike—have taken on the study of the Cyprus conflict and the attempts of its transformation into a more peaceful and nonmilitarized situation. But never before

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