Blockchain Possibilities | Decentralizing Everything

Indy Art | Media Co-opAsset Sharing, Collaborative Media, FLOSS, News

Reportback: COALA at NYU 2-Day “Blockchain Workshop” Conference Contributed by xander gieryn | @coopchange In the spirit of FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open/Source/Systems), I would like to share a big write-up I just completed on blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin and perhaps a significant key towards decentralized governance & ownership.   You can edit, comment, and share my ~36 page document (hackpad) using … Read More

“14 Women Dominated SXSW Film” as Tonight’s Reminder: 14 Women #SocialScreening

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“14 Women” Screens Tonight Just a quick reminder if you hadn’t seen it! Celebrating Female Leadership & National Women’s History Month: Tuesday, March 8 Doors: 6:30PM, Film: 7:00PM 1734 W. Washington St. 46222 ^ Look for the Carpenter’s hall emblem Free Admission, All Ages Some snacks provided, pitch-ins welcome. Discussion will be rich, with National Organization of Women and The … Read More

iTooLL Wins the Indy 5×5 $10,000 Award!

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iTooLL won the Indy 5x5 10000 dollar award. Photo of Sukie Conley with the judge panel of Indy 5x5

Wow guys! We did it! Thank you to everyone who came out to the 5×5 last night and voted for iTooLL. This award is only the beginning, but guarantees a full grand opening in early 2016!! Many people have asked, “How can I get involved?” Right now, we have 3 simple ways you can support iTooLL to ensure that this … Read More

Grassroots Action Networking

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Summer Series: 3 Workshops #CoOpShop Building Human Relationships | Empowering Community Online | Connecting Shared Values 2D-draw Night + Instagram 101 Facilitators: @Dioooop,  @Theolicism, and @KathySipple (of CoThrive) When: Final Monday, June 29th // 6:30-8:30pm: Drawing // 7-8pm: Instagram 101 Where: Kheprw Institute Social :: Theon’s Indy renowned 2’s-D Drawing prompt. Hang-out, make art, share space. Instagram 101 :: Instagram … Read More

7 Fests & Cons to Transform Your Summer

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Please comment below if we missed other important regional gatherings, this is the 1st of many to come! Refresh Mind & Spirit with Social, Summer Gatherings April 23-25 ~ Morrel Festival ~ Brown County, IN: 3rd Annual Morel & Music Fest; cooking demos and workshops with Mycology experts. May 9 ~ UPRSNG ~ Indianapolis, IN: “Where creativity breeds”. Local one-day … Read More

Tool Lending Library to Empower Your Work

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Have you ever scrambled to find last-minute supplies or tools for a project or event? Have you ever needed a projector screen and had to use a shower curtain instead? Have you ever used a bullhorn from [insert box store name here] instead of a proper PA? Have you thrown an event, and due to lack of resources, felt the … Read More

Ground Floor

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Just in case you missed it, here is video of the Building Media Alliances workshop last week with Tracy Rosenberg of media-alliance.org. It was an inspiring time in meeting with and receiving real life experience from many of community leaders from the city. In the coming months, Indy Art | Media CO-OP will continue to hold public meetings as we further … Read More