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Chain Re: Action

12 Jun 2019
12 noon - 6pm
All ages
pay what you can afford

Chain Re: Action is a knowledge exchange day, following a series of crypto-knitting workshops looking at how we can combine feminist thinking and community economies with blockchain technologies.

We’ll be asking: do new digital technologies offer the potential to create fairer grass roots exchange networks?

Throughout the afternoon we will be presenting a range of talks, conversations, workshops and fun interactive artworks; inviting local residents, artists, academics and activists to exchange ideas on how we can use new technologies to create a different type of economy, designed for and by the people who would use it. If a cashless society is inevitable how do we create one that works for us?

The event will feature talks from Swap Market, The Wellbeing Economy Alliance and Ubuntu Women’s Shelter looking at how we put feminist economics into practice in the real world. We’ll have artworks and film from Vishwanath Pasumarthi, Ailie Rutherford, Padmini Ray-Murray, El Cambalache and Libby Odai & Chrissie Ardill. There’ll also be discussions on tech for social good with Common Good Awareness Project, Andy Garbett (Newcastle University) and Ella Tallyn (Edinburgh University).

Additional info

This event is ticketed - pay what you can afford – sliding scale of £0 to £5 (£0 for unwaged and £5 for academic/professional)
You can book your place via Platform Box Office, in person or online via this link here.
Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

If you need help with booking this event, please email info@platform-online.co.uk or call Platform Box Office: 0141 276 9696 (option 1)

Free transport will be provided from Swap Market, 423 Victoria Road, Govanhill, G42 8RW to Platform.
To book a space, please email info@platform-online.co.uk
The bus will leave at 11am.

We can assist with childcare - please let us know if we can help.

Funded by Creative Scotland and University of Edinburgh

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