In the end, they could only remove his installation by high-pressure hosing the whole tunnel from end to end; but they didn’t stop there, they continued onto every other tunnel in the city, cleaning them all!
Clément Bommel

It is here now, and it is here no longer. There is something quite profound in this. Several questions crossed my mind. Would this particular community have a strong sense of mission to change the world, to paint every empty wall in the city, and leave many traces before they are all erased from sight, [...]

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"...there’s no online communities, there’s only communities with their local contexts, live events, which in turn can fuel online interactions."
Martin Pasquier

Wonder how true this is?

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There are different ways of seeing the world, and the critical task is to differentiate between the social effects of those different visions.
Rose, Gillian (2007:6)

Should you like to add to this or comment, please do so using the comment facility provided by Voicethread. Rose, Gillian, (2007) “Researching visual materials: towards a critical visual methodology” from Rose, Gillian, Visual methodologies : an introduction to the interpretation of visual materials pp.1-27, London: Sage

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Where critique unsettled, design shapes, or has the potential always to shape
Gunther Kress

This quote from Kress (2005:20) places the agent, in the context of this course, the teacher, in a challenging but critical position.

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“A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing. And when Humanity lands there, it looks out, and, seeing a better country, sets sail. Progress is the realisation of Utopias.”
Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man under Socialism

I went in search of what utopia means, and I found the above.  I think it gives a positive spin to the meaning of utopia.  Over the course of the week, I will try to apply this to digital cultures, and see how well this fits (or not). Below I have also posted the Utopia [...]

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