Mapping Dissent

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Important dates: April 12 from 330-445PM in the MCC Lounge. We will plan the next day’s performance.

Thursday, April 13: 1245-345PM, Meet in front of SRB and we will move along our route; 4-5, rally in front of Storke Tower.

To be a main player in this performance, which will take the seemingly banal form of walking, please attend this meeting on April 12. Even if you can’t you are welcome to come and we can see what’s what or you can spectate. Spectating will not be a passive activity (it never is), but in the event that we are met with any opposition, our supportive spectators will form a circle, holding hands, around the primary performance walkers/display mounters. We hope this will not be necessary, but our spectators, no matter what happens, play an important role.

For more information, see Facebook page.

Highlights from Beta Launch: A Guerrilla Open Mic

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On February 10, 2017, Wireframe Studio hosted its first public event in a beta launch as co-founding directors continue to prototype the studio virtually and in materiality. Leading an innovative form of humanities-based inquiry that explores digital media through critically informed collaborative design practices, UC Santa Barbara Film and Media Studies Professors Laila Shereen Sakr and Alenda Chang established Wireframe Studio in 2017. 

Thanks to everyone who came, supported, and participated. Highlights include moments with Janet Walker, Greg Siegel, Alexander Champlin, Alenda Chang, Cristina Venegas, David Novak, Bishnupriya Ghosh, Zaveeni Khan-Marcus, Ziyad Marcus, Jiahong (Melinda) Guo, and Felice Blake.

Wireframe Beta Launch: A Guerrilla Open Mic (TEASER)

Wireframe Beta Launch: A Guerrilla Open Mic (HIGHLIGHTS)

Open Mic Beta Launch

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Please join us Friday, February 10th from 3:30-5:30 as DC Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency (since 2003) co-founders Shahid Buttar and VJ Um Amel reunite to beta launch WIREFRAME!! (Located on the first floor of the Music Library). 

Bring your words
Bring your selves
Join us in Wireframe’s first event
An Open Mic and Open House
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Shahid Buttar from the Electronic Frontier Foundation is a civil rights lawyer concerned with digital rights and surveillance, a grassroots activist, hip-hop artist, and DJ/MC. See previous works together.

“A Resurgency at Nomadico” Feat. DJ Shahid and VJ Um Amel (2016)

“NSA vs USA” by Shahid Buttar (2014)

“Guerrilla Poets on the Couch” Feat. Shahid Buttar, Laila Shereen (VJ Um Amel), Laurie Blair, and more (2005)