So she was hacked. There dawns the realisation that it was a matter of time, one way or another. When we recently talked about the possibility of her being targeted in this way, in advance of all this, she ended the conversation with 'μάνα μου εν έσιει τίποτε.' Her sense that there's nothing to hide… Continue reading 4 points of frustration around the Eleni Loizidou ‘corruption scandal’ / My mom got hacked and they say she’s really dodgy!
What follows should, eventually, lead into a piece discussing conflict-resolution in open communities, and the handling of authoritative mentalities. The sheer power of hierarchy-assuming or hierarchy-constructing exclamations of 'no' is always surprising to me. As is the arrogance, the injustice, the power-plays it contains, as is the speed, the insensitivity, and the ease with which… Continue reading openness, democracy, hack66, Phygital, and ellak.org.cy
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I wrote this for NeMe, mid-2016 It's one of my free-est texts, and it connects my thinking about art, tech, and openness into a kind of politics of civic participation, locating experimental comments on this in the Cypriot arts. Here it is in full / to be occasionally updated. Caption: A piece by Natalie Yiaxi,… Continue reading not(es) on participation [on writing (on art) in the first person]
OR “This is (the other) Aphrodite's fault”: Resolving the Dawn and the Sunset Issue (2017) Coming from a great interest in controversy, especially when it has to do with political memory, or the discursive overlap of politics and aesthetics, I conclude that the danger here isn't one of censorship. The issue is the idea that… Continue reading love for Nurtane: “Jaded historian of Makarios’ memory across media also thinks this is quite interesting for Pafos17” [draft]
Ο κ. Μ. Σαρρής στο συμβάν του Γραφείου Προγραμματισμού στις 12 Μαΐου 2007. Το Σαββατοκύριακο 11 και 12 Μαΐου 2007 εξελίχτηκε σε ξενοδοχείο ένα πρωτόγνωρο για την Δημόσια Υπηρεσία συμβάν. Το προσωπικό του Γραφείου Προγραμματισμού, Γενικός Διευθυντής, Διευθυντές και Λειτουργοί, κάτω από έναν εμψυχωτή αναζητούσαν την πορεία που έπρεπε να πάρει το Γραφείο ενόψει σημαντικών… Continue reading Ευάγγελος Λοϊζίδης: ΜΙΑ ΜΑΚΡΟΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΘΕΩΡΗΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΚΡΙΣΗΣ