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Call: .dpi 28 / Call for Projects: Gender(ed) Cultures on the Internet (Deadline: 13 September 2013)

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Call for Submissions
.dpi issue 28 (fall 2013)
Deadline: 13 September 2013
Themed Section: Gender(ed) Cultures on the Internet
Guest Editor: Jennifer Chan

In the Themed Section of its 28th issue, .dpi is looking at the internet as a heterogenous space that allows for the deliberation and challenging of gender ideals.

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Calls & Submissions
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Art
Internet & digital divide
Queer feminism
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Studio XX

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Founded in 1996, Montreal-based Studio XX is a bilingual feminist artist-run centre for technological exploration, creation and critique.

Studio XX’s mandate focuses on enabling the creative actions and perspectives of women at the forefront of contemporary technological landscapes and the development of a digital democracy that values autonomy and collaboration.

Type of project: 
Art
Blog & Web 2.0
Festival
Group/Network
Radio
Workshop
Topic: 
Art
Do-It-Yourself
Education
Internet & digital divide
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Pikara (E-zine)

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Spain

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Spanish/Basque online magazine providing quality journalism with a gender and feminist perspective on culture and society; emphasis on arts, body politics, health, sexuality, ecology, global perspectives, solidarity, feminist (online) activism and networks, media, interviews, etc.

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Mujeres en Red. El periódico feminista (E-zine)

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Spain

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Spanish e-zine founded in 1997 (!) by Montserrat Boix; emphasis on feminist news, feminist theory, feminist networking, politics, education and empowerment, cyberfeminism, technology/communication, feminist blogosphere, women's rights, equality, violence etc. lot of links to other feminist and Women's blogs

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Radio Paca

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Barcelona
Spain
41° 23' 6.2304" N, 2° 10' 24.2544" E

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Radio Paca is a feminist and women's net-radio project based in Barcelona/Spain and was founded in 2004. The Radio Paca Association - which runs the project since 2007 - aims to support women in achieving competences in communication technologies and information technologies (ICT) through workshops about content management in audio, video and online media, e.g. various workshop and radio projects developed for and with women in prison.

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WAM! It Yourself (13 - 24 March 2013, USA/Canada)

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WAM! It Yourself takes place from 13 - 24 March 2013 in various cities in the US and Canada (Austin, Boston, Camden NJ, Washington DC, Los Angeles, NYC, Ottawa, Vancouver) and also encompasses two online events.

Announcement:
Do you care about creating gender justice in media? Want to connect with folks in your area who share your concerns, and join an international community of activists, journalists, academics, artists and media-makers, all taking action at the same time? Then you want WAM! It Yourself, a decentralized version of our annual Women, Action & the Media (WAM!) conference. This year, instead of everyone who cares about gender justice in media gathering in one place for WAM!, WAM! is happening exactly where you are.

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Conference
Festival
Video & Film
Workshop
Topic: 
Activism
Education
Internet & digital divide
Representation of women
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Woman Plus.../Женщина Плюс… (Magazine, 1994 - 2004)

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Moscow
Russia
55° 45' 4.4712" N, 37° 37' 6.3192" E

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Woman Plus…/Женщина Плюс… was a bilingual magazine by the Russian NGO East-West: ZiHP published between 1994 and 2004; all articles can be read on the website! Emphasis on feminist news, situation of women in Russia and worldwide, equality, women's rights, feminist theory/history, feminist activism, women's movement, violence, women and war, health/body/reproductive rights, culture, stereotypes/sexism, but the magazine also contained a ressource page "Internet for Women" with lot of links from Women's organisations, groups, etc.; East-West: ZiHP also published the web portal OWL - Open Women Line

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Les HTMlles 10: Affaires à Risques - Festival féministe d’arts médiatiques + de culture numérique / Risky Business - Feminist festival of media arts + digital culture (Montréal, 10 - 18 Nov 2012)

Location

Montréal
Canada
45° 30' 31.212" N, 73° 33' 14.3748" W

The HTMlles is a feminist festival of media arts and digital culture produced in Montreal by Studio XX, a bilingual feminist artist-run centre for technological exploration, creation and critique. Initiated in 1997, the HTMlles is an international platform dedicated to the presentation of women’s, trans and gender non- conforming artists’ independent media artworks from all facets of contemporary technological creation.

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Feminist Blog Camp (Italy)

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Hi queer activists and feminist folks,
The 2nd Feminist Blog Camp is coming!

This year we will be hosted in Livorno (Italy), at the ‘Ex Caserma Del Fante’, on the 28/29/30 September 2012. We will land in a free port as fearless queer pirates for three days of sharing, seminars, workshops, video projections, debates, music, art, theater, readings, culture, hacking, discussions on desire and sexuality, job insecurity, migrants issues and much more. The camp is entirely self-funded and realized by its own participants.

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Calls & Submissions
Networks
Topic: 
Activism
Art
Do-It-Yourself
Environment & animal rights
Gender studies
Grassroots media in Europe
Internet & digital divide
LGBT and queer issues
Migration & border issues
Networking & community building
Political participation
Queer feminism
Sex and sexualities
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Femgeeks ...rrrebooting gender (Blog)

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Germany

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German group blog about (feminist) geek culture, geek feminism, gender and net culture, technology and IT, science, gaming, science fiction, sexism/stereotypes, etc.

Statement:

Femgeeks ist ein deutschsprachiges Gemeinschaftsblog zu feministischen Geekthemen und geekigem Feminismus. Dieses Blog ist ein Ort, an dem sich Kreativität, Kritik, außergewöhnliche Interessen, Feminismus und Einblicke in Wissenschaft und Technologie treffen. Diskussionen, Ideen und Anregungen zum Thema sind erwünscht, Projekte außerhalb der Bloggerei bereits in Planung.

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