identicon

P2P Foundation

Kevin Flanagan is an Irish artist and activist with 10 years experience in event management and film production. He has a special interest in collaborative and P2P cultural practices. As a P2P advocate he has lectured and sat on panel discussions on digital culture. He is a regular contributor to the P2P Foundation Blog.

He holds a Masters Degree in Fine Art from the University of Ulster in Belfast, Northern Ireland where he specialized in photography and film. As a member of 091 Labs he has been actively involved in the Irish Hackerspace community. Responding to Ireland’s economic crisis he co-organized Reset Ireland, a public forum for citizen dialogue on issues of Government Transparency, Employment, Environment and Health. In May 2011 he organized the Mindfield Hackerspace with a 3 day program of workshops, lectures and panel discussions as part of the Mindfield Festival of Ideas in Dublin. As a founding member of the Irish Artists Collective Enso, he organized regular cultural events in the city of Galway between 2004 and 2006, including visual arts exhibitions, film screenings and live music/performance events. As an independent artist and film maker he has exhibited in Ireland and internationally having his first solo exhibition at the Galway Arts Center in 2010. He has collaborated on a number of film productions, including short films and documentaries. His work has received the support of the Arts Council of Ireland.

Kevin is currently developing participatory video workshops for community
advocacy.

P2Pvalue report from HOPE X

I’ve been on the road quite a bit the past month but I thought I should share a little of where I’ve been and some of the inspiring CBPP projects I have come across. July 18th to 21 I attended HOPEX or Hackers on Planet Earth, one of the more grassroots and community oriented hacker […]

Read More

#P2PDataJam in Review

A quick review of last Wednesday 12th’s #P2PDataJam. David Rozas developer of the directory platform collected some interesting data from the day. In total 14 new users signed up and 25 additional cases were added to the directory. While this may not seem like a lot. Each additional case requires quite a lot of data […]

Read More

Studying Commons Based Peer Production, ‘an expanding new frontier’

CCCB LAB // P2Pvalue: Producció col·laborativa en xarxa. Mayo Fuster Morell (VO En) from CCCB on Vimeo. Review by Monica Garriga of IGOPnet   “This is a new frontier and this frontier is expanding in quite an impressive way”, Marco Berlinguer (IGOPnet) opened the roundtable discussion at the first public presentation of the P2Pvalue Project, […]

Read More

A busy week in Barcelona

It’s been a busy week for everyone involved in P2PValue. Before we begin our review I think I can speak for all involved in making a special thanks to Mònica Garriga Miret (IGOPnet), Chris Pinchen(P2PFoundation) and the staff at CCCB for all their work organising last weeks events. Last Wednesday Jan 22nd we had our […]

Read More

A busy week in Barcelona

It’s been a busy week for everyone involved in P2PValue. Before we begin our review I think I can speak for all involved in making a special thanks to Mònica Garriga Miret (IGOPnet), Chris Pinchen(P2PFoundation) and the staff at CCCB for all their work organising last weeks events. Last Wednesday Jan 22nd we had our […]

Read More

P2P Value in Context

At our previous meeting in November, I had the opportunity to interview Mayo Fuster Morell of IGOPnet part of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, one of the parters in the P2P Value project. With the first public presentation of the P2PValue project happening at the CCCB in Barcelona tomorrow, Wednesday 22nd, I thought it would […]

Read More