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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

Towards Mutual Aid Flashmobs ?

Flashmobs have been used for artistic events or for giant drinks, could they be used for creative and productive action ? That’s what Occupy Founder Micah White (@BeingMicahWhite) believes: Inspired by the success of Occupy Sandy organizing efforts, The After Party also seeks to turn communities into self-sufficient hotbeds of . . . 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


twangout integrates live video stream and twitter questions

Interactive online discussion between a distributed audience and a guest speaker. A Twangout integrates the dialogue of Twitter with the live video stream from Google Hangout. While the audience questions are on Twitter (using a hashtag for the event), the answers are given through a live video where the moderator . . . Read more


Simply, a projection of live tweets during a conference or gathering. It can be used to create more interact and feedback from both a group in the same physical space and people following from a distance.

Thunderclap campaign

Thunderclap is the a crowd-speaking platform that helps people be heard online by saying something together. If enough people support a campaign, Thunderclap will blast out a timed Facebook Post or Tweet from all the campaign’s supporters, creating a wave of attention.

Smart Mob

A smart mob is a group that, contrary to the usual connotations of a mob, behaves intelligently or efficiently because of its exponentially increasing network links, enabling people to connect to information and others, allowing a form of social coordination

Saint Stupid’s Day Parade

Author: 48states 
Licence: CC-BY-SA

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 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

Protest by bitcoin payment

In Bitcoin, anyone can transfer money into a public bitcoin address, and when you transfer, you can post a message that’s as public as the transact. Transfering micropayment to a bitcoin account can be used a way to send protest message. After the FBI took down the Silk Road, Reddit . . . Read more