Author Archives: James Stevens

Outside in

Whilst sheltering from the harsh wintry weather of recent days it has been possible to prepare for a string of activities and events in March and April 2018. Mazi partners at Napier University in Edinburgh have scheduled a free hands … Continue reading

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Faultline

On the way into two days of meetings with Mazi partners in Brussels, we made a visit to the print department of La Cambre to meet with professor of lettering, Pierre Huyghebaert and colleagues. Their recent investigations into legacy state … Continue reading

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Mind blown

Today, YT began gathering together the many computer shells and scratched screens out of Bitspace, ready for recycling at ECO pick-up point in Crofton Library. A car load of relic iMac, TFT and legacy network hardware now awaits dispatch for … Continue reading

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Deckspace sunset

Yesterday when I took this image to send to our Garry of Redraw Internet I had just no idea today we would hear bad news.. After 17 years we got just two days to clear out of Deckspace notice to … Continue reading

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Supersense

This week YT returned from a trip to Sao Paulo, Brazil with staff from CSM 3D, which included a concussion of visits to suburban favelas, occupied houses and the downtown city centre over eight days. Whilst the density of this … Continue reading

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Doomchained

Imagine a scenario where centralised silos of information from this era have disappeared in a calamity. When future historians uncover records in the widely distributed crypto currency ledgers they reassemble an image of lives lived. A ‘Doomsday Blockchain’. “It is … Continue reading

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Subtle ties

‘SPC offers shared access to physical workspaces and networked resources by subscription.’ That’s a line written a decade ago that we believe still explains our offer and invitation to join us as we collaborate to keep the spaces accessible, delegate … Continue reading

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On offline

SELCE is the renewable energy coop based in Greenwich and this year TB joined their board of directors to extend support for their great work promoting energy awareness and action on fuel poverty. We traveled to MIlton Keynes with the … Continue reading

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Ready reverso

YT is currently arranging details with Central St Martins 3D department of Fine Arts, for a trip to Sao Paulo early in December and trying to gather together the supporting materials for workshops and publish information about those visiting from … Continue reading

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Tsepelovo test

YT is visiting the Unmonastery test lab in Tsepelovo near Ioannina for a week – 26th Oct till 2nd Nov. A small group of Greek and English speaking unmonks are here to support villagers building a Mazizone for the Platanos, … Continue reading

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Ringoround

The summer rolled into autumn with a surge of energy and enthusiasm for creative practices and collective interests of many friends in the area. Deptford X offered a reminder of numerous artist  studios and activities of local initiatives that continue … Continue reading

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Pearled two

We enjoyed some splendid weather throughout June and July, not least during the two very hot days of the Creekside Symposium held over midsummer in locations along Deptford Creek. Mazi partners from Greece, Switzerland and Germany met with local artists, … Continue reading

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Realignment

The app is now available! Please download and install for Android phones and tablets. During the recent dash to pretotype the Anchorholds app for Creeknet, we have been chopping up html and processing images to retrofit our fork of Open University … Continue reading

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Creeknet XF Symposium

Its been a very hectic few weeks at SPC as we bring focus onto DIY networks of Deptford Creek at the first Creeknet Symposium on 20th and 21st June. The poster here for you to print and put up in … Continue reading

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Picknmix

April swept by without more than a drop of rain, leaving gardens struggling for fuel at a point in the year when plants push out the most growth.. still, the restored Queens orchard in Greenwich Park looking lush! YT rushed … Continue reading

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Creakynet

We visited the Hoy Steps again today to view the condition of the street level area inside the gates and assess the clean up task. After 20 years of restricted access, an accumulation of old wheels, wooden pallets and tangle … Continue reading

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