great that Marlon was in town (is he traveling anywhere else in the UK while here?) -- we at CRUMB are also fans of his work, and lessons which can be learned about new media collaboration through salsa dancing!
Will you be able to post online anywhere documentation of the discussion you had?
On 14 Mar 2012, at 15:30, Johannes Birringer wrote:
> dear all
> i was just going to distract you all when Sarah's message came that Newcastle was a slow down event. I am glad to hear that (having moderated a month-long debate last year on "deceleration"), and did not mean to rush anyone, i had just wondered aloud.
> Meanwhile (and that might be an indirect response to the posting this morning), I'd like to mention that in my Digital Technologies Lab last night (for MA students) we welcomed as visitor the producer/developer of www.dance-tech.net,
> and for a few hours Marlon Barrios Solano worked with us, and gave a talk on how he created the platform (which, he mentioned, now is a hub/spider web of several platforms underlying dance-tech.net and on one, for example, runs the Live Streaming channels, on another the community forum, on another the video interviews with artists, and so on and on) – http://www.dance-tech.net/ – and then we discussed some consequences for collaborative working methods and pegadogies, bottom up, p2p, distributed, DIY and Do it Wth Others, generous, open source, open.
> Marlon was inspiring, and i think the evening left a mark on everyone, and of course it encourages to see how Marlon (who once studied for a dance/tech MA at Ohio State when I taught there) developed an independent career as a platform developer and producer and researcher, and thus also a distributor of media.