Counter-mapping refers to efforts to map “against dominant power structures, to further seemingly progressive goals”. Mapping parties are efforts to map together in a convivial event. The term Counter-mapping was coined by Nancy Peluso in 1995 to describe the commissioning of maps by forest users in Kalimantan, Indonesia, as a . . . Read more
At the moment, the Yes Lab is mainly a series of brainstorms and trainings to help activist groups carry out media-getting creative acts, focused on their own campaign goals. It’s a way for social justice organizations to take advantage of all that we Yes Men have learned. General content includes: . . . Read more
Tactical frivolity is a form of public protest involving humour; often including peaceful non-compliance with authorities, carnival and whimsical antics. Humour has played a role in political protests at least as far back as the Classical period in ancient Greece. Yet it is only since the 1990s that the term . . . Read more
A protest where demonstrators occupy public space for several day, sometime with a very high levels of organization
act taken by decentralized online community acting anonymously in a coordinated manner, usually toward a loosely self-agreed goal, and primarily focused on entertainment.
a series of hackathons around the world in memory of hacktivist Aaron Swartz. Aaron Swartz memorial hackathons have been organized in more than 20 countries around the world to finish some of the work that Swartz started.