2019-09-17 by pirate
"Who cares? How to Reshape a Democratic Politics" by Joan C. Tronto Introduction Usually we think of the worlds of care and of politics as far apart. This is partly because we wrongly think that care is all about compassion and kindness, and that politics is all about one-upmanship. Indeed, what world seems less caring than the rough-and-tumble one of backstabbing competition that we think of as politics? This way of thinking has a long pedigree in political thought; even Aristotle believed that first you are cared for, and then you are ready to enter politics. To Aristotle, caring is a... Β»read_moreΒ»
2019-09-16 by pirate
Starting September 2019 in Rijeka β€œWe have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit.” – Audre Lorde In an informal gathering, we will read together texts that were written in the context of past & present pirate care practices or that are important resources for reflecting on the ethcis and politics of civil disobedience, custodianship and self-care as political self-defence. Newcomers and drop-ins are welcome to join at any point. No booking is required and no previous knowledge is necessary. Most texts will be in English and they will be made... Β»read_moreΒ»
2019-08-20 by pirate
Pirate Care researches, gathers & nourishes those care initiatives which are taking risks by operating in the narrow grey zones left open between different technologies, institutions and laws, inviting all to participate in a exploration of the mutual implications of care and technology that dare questioning the ideology of property, work and metrics. Hosted by the cultural centre Drugo More, within the program Dopolavoro, Pirate Care will facilitate the following activities: Starting September 2019: Pirate Care Reading Group We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other... Β»read_moreΒ»
2019-05-19 by pirate
Pirate Care Centre for Postdigital Cultures 2nd Annual Conference 19 & 20 June 2019 Square One, Coventry University This event is free and open to all, but places are limited. Please register at the link below. The Centre for Postdigital Cultures, Coventry University, UK invites you to its second annual conference, which will explore the phenomenon of 'Pirate Care'. The term Pirate Care condenses two processes that are particularly visible at present. On the one hand, basic care provisions that were previously considered cornerstones of social life are now being pushed towards illegality,... Β»read_moreΒ»