Constructions
 for the Cultural

 Cornucopia
Alek Tarkowski
Fot. Epoznan.pl
Kornukopia
Fot. future15pic@Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND
Fot. MSN
Fot. Londonist.com
Map: OpenStreetmap, CC BY-SA
Map: OpenStreetmap, CC BY-SA
Governments of the Industrial
  World, you weary giants
      of flesh and steel,
 I come from Cyberspace,
   the new home...
Since we lack access to the
  sea, we lack this experience
         of vastness [...].
    Instead, we had to have
      a...
Parallelpolis
Fot. OliBac@Flickr, CC BY
The download doesn’t look
      like anything because
  it physically does not exist.
           It is nothing.


Owen Ash...
Nothing
Fot. Magicicada@Flickr, CC BY
Fot. warszawa.gazeta.pl
Fot. MSN
Immutable, mobile
Mutable, immobile
The internet turns our
   cultural institutions from
        nouns to verbs.



To paraphrase Cory Doctorow
Collaboration
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Communication
Fot.   a   @Flickr, CC BY-SA
Openness
Fot. minciusodas@Flickr, CC BY
Sharing
Fot. adactio@Flickr, CC BY
Sustainability
Durability
Fot. Corey Leopold@Flickr, CC BY
Heritage
Fot. kevindooley@Flickr, CC BY
Curation
Fot. DominusVobiscum@Flickr, CC BY-SA
Craft
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Places
Fot. wwward0@flickr, CC BY-NC-SA
If it isn’t digital, it’s dead!
     But if it isn’t analogue,
        then it’s not alive.



Christopher Adams
Fot. Matt Jones / Kamil Sliwowski
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Slides for my presentation at TedxWarsaw (on 5th of March 2010), about the types of cultural institutions we need at a time when our culture is becoming a cornucopia, due to the internet.

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Constructions for the Cultural Cornucopia

  1. 1. Constructions for the Cultural Cornucopia Alek Tarkowski
  2. 2. Fot. Epoznan.pl
  3. 3. Kornukopia Fot. future15pic@Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND
  4. 4. Fot. MSN
  5. 5. Fot. Londonist.com
  6. 6. Map: OpenStreetmap, CC BY-SA
  7. 7. Map: OpenStreetmap, CC BY-SA
  8. 8. Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. John Perry Barlow
  9. 9. Since we lack access to the sea, we lack this experience of vastness [...]. Instead, we had to have a sea of information. Bohumil Hrabal
  10. 10. Parallelpolis Fot. OliBac@Flickr, CC BY
  11. 11. The download doesn’t look like anything because it physically does not exist. It is nothing. Owen Ashforth (CFTPA)
  12. 12. Nothing Fot. Magicicada@Flickr, CC BY
  13. 13. Fot. warszawa.gazeta.pl
  14. 14. Fot. MSN
  15. 15. Immutable, mobile
  16. 16. Mutable, immobile
  17. 17. The internet turns our cultural institutions from nouns to verbs. To paraphrase Cory Doctorow
  18. 18. Collaboration Fot. Crug06@Flickr, CC BY
  19. 19. Communication Fot. a @Flickr, CC BY-SA
  20. 20. Openness Fot. minciusodas@Flickr, CC BY
  21. 21. Sharing Fot. adactio@Flickr, CC BY
  22. 22. Sustainability
  23. 23. Durability Fot. Corey Leopold@Flickr, CC BY
  24. 24. Heritage Fot. kevindooley@Flickr, CC BY
  25. 25. Curation Fot. DominusVobiscum@Flickr, CC BY-SA
  26. 26. Craft Fot. twicepix@Flickr, CC BY-SA
  27. 27. Places Fot. wwward0@flickr, CC BY-NC-SA
  28. 28. If it isn’t digital, it’s dead! But if it isn’t analogue, then it’s not alive. Christopher Adams
  29. 29. Fot. Matt Jones / Kamil Sliwowski

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