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Happening

A happening is a performance, event or situation meant to be considered art, usually as performance art. Happenings occur anywhere and are often multi-disciplinary, with a nonlinear narrative and the active participation of the audience. Key elements of happenings are planned but artists sometimes retain room for improvisation. This new . . . Read more

Co-Creation as Culture Hacking tool

Serendipity works beautifully, that’s how thanks to Twitter, I stumbled upon Co-Creating as Disruption to the Dominant Cultural Framework a great article from Jon Husband (@jonhusband) which say a lot of thing I wanted to say for a long time. Excerpts: Participative processes like Open Space, World Cafes, Unconferences, Peer Circles . . . Read more

Festival As Lab

Festival As Lab and the Festival As Lab Toolkit (FALT) are a method and set of tools for developing living lab research projects and for a new kind of relationship between a festival and its partners and host city. Festival as Lab is a living lab method. A city-wide festival . . . Read more

Deep Sensing Interviews

Deep sensing interviews are one of the tools highlighted in the Sensing phase of Theory U,  where we begin to see how we see the world.  Once we become aware of our seeing, then we have the opportunity to focus our attention in more intentional ways. The beauty of a deep . . . Read more

World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR)

The World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) is an international clothing-optional bike ride in which participants plan, meet and ride together en masse on human-powered transport , to “deliver a vision of a cleaner, safer, body-positive world.” Full or partial nudity is encouraged, but not mandatory. Creative expression is also encouraged . . . Read more

YesLab

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

Saint Stupid’s Day Parade

The Saint Stupid’s Day Parade is an annual parade that takes place in San Francisco on April 1st. Participation in the parade is open to the public and silly costumes are encouraged.

SantaCon

SantaCon is an annual mass gathering of people dressed in Santa Claus costumes parading publicly on streets and in bars in cities around the world. The focus is on spontaneity and creativity, while having a good time and spreading cheer and goodwill. Sometimes known as Naughty Santas, Cheapsuit Santas, Santarchy, . . . Read more

Presencing-Theory U

U-procedure and Theory U is a change management method to change unproductive patterns of behavior.  It has been used in organization development and social development since that time. The method has also been explicitly developed to handle to the consciousness and process issues associated with relational dynamics and conflict resolution Theory U proposes that the quality of . . . Read more

Pastry Storm

Pieing is the act of throwing a pie at a person or people. This can be a political act when the target is an authority figure, politician, or celebrity and can be used as a means of protesting against the target’s political beliefs, or against perceived arrogance or vanity. Perpetrators . . . Read more