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AMP projects featured at "Potential in Proximity: Exploring Displacement & Arts Education in Community Spaces"
Detroiters will have a chance to interact with several of Allied Media Projects' partners on November 3 and 4 in a weekend-long presentation at the Detroit Public Library-Main Library. The goal of the program is to help cultivate civic engagement through artistic expression.
In a recent blog post, the Open Technology Institute reports on their test deployment of the Commotion wireless networking tool at last year's Allied Media Conference. Commotion is an open-source communication tool that uses mobile phones, computers, and other wireless devices to create decentralized mesh networks.
Why do organizers love science metaphors so much? Rhizomes, dandelions, "grassroots." Maybe it’s our conscious or subconscious desire to realign human social organization with the organization of the natural world.
Detroit Future Media launched it’s third round of community media trainings (DFM3), with an orientation for new students on January 15th and 16th. The DFM3 class of 55 Detroiters represent a variety of communities, experiences, neighborhoods and identities throughout the city.