I was looking for #CreativeCommons #solarpunk #art and I found this awesome CC-BY-SA-NC piece by David Revoy: http://www.davidrevoy.com/article201/fantasy-landscape
(thanks to <CalimeroTeknik> for showing me that!)
Coming back home from #35C3 I wanted to introduce an awesome Creative Commons artist to you: Lisa "Mullana" Schmidt to you!
The picture below is CC-BY-SA-NC 4.0 :)
European colonialism left Africa with a lot of standards unadjusted to local needs.
Dress codes of schools all around Sub-Saharan Africa require young girls to have straight hair. The problem is that Africans have naturally curly hair, requiring lengthy and expensive straightening, putting a burden on poor families and enforcing white beauty standards.
Mugethi Gitau gave a great talk about it: https://re-publica.com/en/session/politics-natural-hair
I just found out that most of the youtube radio animation loops I kept seeing in the last months are a work of one brilliant artist: Juan Pablo Machado - http://jpmachado.art/en/about/
Coincidentally, they would be absolutely perfect for #GliderInk
Added to moodboards.
Image copyright by jpmachado
As probably the most socially experienced member of the 'space she loves communities and working together. Sadly, some of the hackers refuse to respect non-programmers, and she's "only" a competent sound engineer.
Amanda fights for #feminism and wants to show people the regenerative anarchism.
She's emotionally mature, sex-positive and open to talk about it. She wants to be a protective "big sis" for Suz and introduce her to adult life.
#Monopoly for millenials
"Forget real estate: you can't afford it anyway."
It's a real thing. #capitalism pretending it's aware of itself.
They are working on open hardware gynaecological tools and emergency kits, trying to decolonize a medical field which wasn't created _for_ women.
Their blog: http://gynepunk.tumblr.com/
There's a scientific paper about them: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14680777.2016.1218353
Photo: Paula Pin / Creative Commons
While I'd like to limit how much visually dark themes there are, this one is marvellous.
For more, check out the moodboards: https://pl.pinterest.com/alxd7156/glider-ink-comic-inspirations/
CC-BY-SA Alicja Wilkowska
She was born without a hand and wants people to perceive her as whole. She doesn't want to wear a useless prosthesis just to fit in! Instead she modifies all the technology around her to be able to use it naturally.
That's a story which shows humanity behind the tech, real needs and struggles. It helps people understand hacker culture much better than a "tech whizz".
art CC-BY-SA Kimiooon
Programmer, hacker, educator, activist and a wannabe writer fascinated by how technology is portrayed in culture - and how that affects human lives.
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