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reading notes from "Grassroots - a field guide for feminist activism" by Jennifer Baumgardner & Amy Richards

Today I read "Grassroots - a field guide for feminist activism" by Jennifer Baumgardner & Amy Richards. It's a DIY feminist activism book that gives examples of how everyday women can perform activist activities without having to be too radical. Examples are from high school, university students, women at work and in their local communities. Baumgardner and Richards speak about and provide contact details for many organisations performing and supporting feminist activism projects. I've included some links in the feminism and activism links on this site if you are interested in finding out more, otherwise track down the book from your local bookstore..

The authors, who also co-wrote "Manifesta", define activism (page xix, Prologue) as:

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KISSS exhibition @ Concial Gallery, Melbourne

KISSS - Kinship International Strategy on Surveillance and Suppression, is a touring exhibition of products, process and residues from the meta-performance project KISSS. A Conical Exchange Project with Elastic Residency (UK) : Responding to political, social and personal issues around surveillance and suppression, KISSS incorporates the individual and collaborative practices of artists, writers and curators. OPENING FRIDAY 28 from 6 - 8.30pm, KISSS will be held from OCTOBER 28 - NOVEMBER 13. A free forum will take place on Saturday 29 October with Joanna Callaghan & Deej Fabyc in collaboration with local artists. All welcome. Interested parties are invited to participate - please contact Conical at info@conical.org.au. Read more or visit http://www.elastic.org.uk or http://www.conical.org.au for more information

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eco action & dead trees publishing

eco-action.org website contains information on eco-tourism - places to go, squatters resources, gatherings; solidarity south pacific - information about West Papuan ecological and social issues; as well as an online publishing arm - Dead Trees Publishing which aims to produce background information for people doing direct action. The site also has Ecological Direct Action Online Magazines and publications

freeNRG : notes from the edge of the dance floor

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freeNRG : notes from the edge of the dance floor - AliaK

AliaK spoke with Graham St John regarding his new book about Australian electronic music community, travelling sound systems and DiY party culture.

GRAHAM ST JOHN : EDITOR AND COMPILER OF "freeNRG : notes from the edge of the dance floor" @ FRIGID (HOPETOUN HOTEL, SYDNEY)
SUNDAY 17 MARCH

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