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Commoners Unite – Pixelache Camp 2014

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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

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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.

A big THANK YOU to all who have helped in any way making the 2nd CommonsFest a reality.