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digital cartographers, narrative realization. image workers & pixel [re]searchers. emographers. memetic mappers. space cadets. polytopians.
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    Interacting Arts
    Project: Start your own revolution
    INTERACTING ARTS is one or all of the following: a group of cross-disciplinary
    artists, media critics, an activist network, a conspiracy, a brand,
    a think-tank and a magazine which is circulated both on the web and in
    print. We aim to inspire and activate people into becoming our fellow
    creators of fully lived and experienced lives. Our theories are nothing
    other than the theories of our real life and of the possibilities experienced
    or perceived in it. We strive to coordinate our refusal of existential poverty
    through affirmation of creativity, co-operation, solidarity, play and
    our blistering desire for freedom.


    Two issues of the Interacting Arts magazine. Find them also here: IA05, IA06

    EDIT: seems like only the first 5 pages are showing up, so either visit the scribd links or the links above for the full versions

    Ia International 05 A

    During a live role-play we construct a new reality together. As children
    of a post-modern paradigm we have been taught that “everyone experiences
    the world in a different way” and that “no way of looking at the
    world is less valuable than any other”. Ergo, if we create a reality, it has
    the same value as the “real” reality. The only difference is that we have
    the power over our collectively created reality. We can disappear – live
    beyond sheepish politicians, invasive corporations, a troubled past, a fatassed
    patriarchy and a state monopoly of violence. Together we write
    new social protocols, find an aesthetic, develop a rhythm of life and allow
    our bodies to become tools for new, interesting ways to interact.


    MIDDLE GROUND
    Of course it must be possible to find tools for interaction between collective realities and consensus reality. Why not be satisfied with temporary zones? Perhaps this is what we should do, and what we, in a way, are doing. That means we can pause a while, rethink, and start fresh. Another path is to make collective re-interpretations of consensus reality in order to break free from its constraints.



    Ia International 06

    There is nothing to stop us from forming many alternative bubbles which
    can cooperate within federative structures. They can communicate and
    trade in some fitting manner. Perhaps through potlatch, after all. Imagine
    being a vagabond of realities – what if a biking trip between Stockholm
    and the suburb Södertälje could offer as diverse cultural shifts as between
    Wall Street and Mecca? Imagine a network of people and groups with
    a common approach – the creation of new worlds.



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