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    October 9th, 2012BarryConference

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    Louder Than War and Incendiary magazine. Journalist Roy Wilkinson will start proceedings with a reading from his book Do It For Your Mum, an acclaimed account of family life, rock music and forestry and the first publication from Rough Trade Books (The Guardian: “The year's finest memoir”). This willswiftly lead into a panel discussion on the current relationship between music and the written word – websites, books, magazines, hand-détourned serviettes – with Roy, John Doran of the Quietus website and John Robb of The Membranes and the Louder Than War website. The talk will be hosted by Richard Foster of incendiarymag.com website, with live flute (and conversation) from musician and BBC documentary maker Clare Tavernor. Expect lively debate on whether the internet is murdering mags and music as we have known them, plus psychotropic dreams of Ruud Gullit, the Haldern Bulb Riot and the good old days when you could see Eddie & The Hotrods at Central London Polytechnic for £1.20.

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    August 9th, 2011BarryConference

    Besides different lectures and

    speeches at the DIY Conference, we’ll also have the Dutch premiere of the documentary, a film about hope, fear and digital culture. The question that PressPausePlay addresses: does democratized culture mean better art, film, music and literature? Is it cultural democracy or mediocrity? The film contains interviews with some of the world’s most influential creators of the digital era like Seth Godin, Moby, Andrew Keen, Sean Parker and Bill Drummond.

    After the screening of the film, we’ll do a panel with the makers of the film (Philip Marthinsen, producer of PressPausePlay and Dwight Witherspoon of Ericsson Sweden, who made the film possible). Also Arnold de Boer, since long the guy behind Zea and since two and a half years singer and guitarist in The Ex will take seat in the panel. Zea is self made and the way of doing may be best described as grass-roots, as is The Ex. The panel will be moderated by Erwin Blom.

    The last addition to the panel is hip-hop and electronica producer Daedelus (a.o. Ninja Tune, Stones Throw, Brainfeeder and Warp). At the panel, Daedelus will share his

    insights in the topics addressed by the film. During the Incubate festival, he will work with students from the Fontys Rock Academy and the Conservatory in Tilburg as well

    as do a DJ set on Friday evening.

    We’re really pleased to have Daedelus participate in the conference. Catch the whole program of the conference here. Pay What You Want-tickets for the conference are still available. Get them right here. Watch a live DJ set by Daedelus at KEXP Radio after the break:

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    September 29th, 2010BarryConference

    After the videos of Charles Leadbeater at Incubate Festival 2010 and Matt Mason”s keynote at the Incubate Pirate Conference, here is the video for the panel discussion following Matt Mason”s keynote speech at the Incubate Pirate Conference.

    The Pirate Conference offered reflection on the comprehensive piracy-program of Incubate Festival and on the value of creation in society. What do artists think about the current state of issues? How can they best react to the current operation of copyright? What strategies, tactics and interventions can be used? How do

    we shape creativity and innovation as a society, and what could businesses learn from these tactics?

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    September 24th, 2010BarryInnovation

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    On September 12, Charles Leadbeater opened

    the Incubate festival week with a lecture on social innovation and the role the arts can play in this process. What’s the role of a changing arts practice in a changing society? Watch Charles Leadbeater”s innovation lecture above.

    Charles Leadbeater is a

    leading authority on innovation and creativity. He is Tony

    Blair”s favorite corporate thinker. He has advised companies, cities and governments on innovation strategy and drew on that experience in writing his latest book We-think: the power of mass creativity. This book charts the rise of mass, participative approaches to innovation from science and open source software, to computer games and political campaigning.

    After Charles’ keynote lecture, a panel of experts from the fields of arts, economy and politics took place. The panelists in the discussion were Wim van de Donk, Dick Rijken, Bas van Heur and Wout Withagen. Roy van Dalm moderated the panel. Watch the panel discussion below.

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    September 15th, 2010BarryConference

    Here”s a quick update on the panel following Matt Mason”s keynote speech at the Incubate Pirate Conference this Friday. Paul Keller will replace Martijn Arnoldus as Creative Commons panel member.

    Paul Keller is copyright and social media expert. He is the national project lead for Creative Commons Netherlands, and he coordinates Knowledgeland’s copyright activities through the project Images for the Future. Paul also runs the license framework for the European culture portal Europeana.eu. Finally, and just as excitingly, Paul is the project

    manager for Digital Pioneers.

    Outside Knowledgeland, Paul is a member of the iCommons board, an international organisation that strives for a free, open access culture, open software and open education.

    Furthermore, Paul

    coordinates the contacts between Creative Commons and collective management organisations and is a member of the advice committee of Virtual Platform.

    Tickets for the Incubate Pirate Conference are still available but selling fast. Be quick, pay what you want!

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    August 24th, 2010BarryInnovation

    We are more than pleased to announce that

    Roy van Dalm will moderate the panel after Charles Leadbeater”s keynote speech at De NWE Vorst on September 12. Roy van Dalm helps cities and regions define economic and cultural strategies. Through workshops, seminars and dialogue tables Roy guides city and regional authorities,

    cultural institutions and development boards in defining an authentic and competitive identity.

    Roy worked with the Richard Florida Creativity Group for 3 years. Currently he is working with Charles Landry on the roll out of an in-depth creativity index for cities. Roy van Dalm is a senior lecturer at HAN University of Applied Sciences, a research fellow of ARCCI and guest lecturer at over

    10 universities and academies.

    Roy”s knowledge is based on over 15 years of work as an economic research journalist. With a team of seven Roy van Dalm worked on profiling 80 European cities for the weekly Slimme Steden (Smart Cities) series in Het Financieele Dagblad – the leading Dutch economic newspaper. 50 cities were selected for the bestselling book Slimme Steden.

    The panel will consist of of experts from the fields of arts, economy and politics. Panelmembers are: Charles Leadbeater, Prof. dr. Wim van de Donk, Dick Rijken, Wout Withagen and Bas van Heur. You can get tickets for this event at the Incubate website (Dayticket Charles Leadbeater). Let us know you will be attending at LinkedIn.

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    August 11th, 2010BarryInnovation

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    w.incubate.org/2010/” target=”_blank”>Incubate. Therefore Incubate and BKKC will organize the Incubate Innovation Lecture 2010, which will take place in De NWE Vorst on September 12. We’re very honored that Charles Leadbeater will hold this year’s lecture.

    Charles Leadbeater is a leading authority on innovation and creativity. He is Tony Blair”s favorite corporate thinker. He has advised companies, cities and governments on innovation strategy and drew on that experience in writing his latest book We-think: the power of mass creativity. This book charts the rise of mass, participative approaches to innovation from science and open source software, to computer games and political campaigning.

    In 2005 Charles was ranked by management consultancy Accenture as one of the top management thinkers in the world. He advised a wide range of organizations including the BBC, Vodafone, Microsoft, Ericsson, Channel Four Television and the Royal Shakespeare Company. As an associate editor of the Independent he helped Helen Fielding devise Bridget Jones”s Diary. He wrote the first British report on the rise of social entrepreneurship, which has since become a global movement. His report on the potential for the web to generate social change led to the creation of the Social Innovation Camp movement.

    Brabant Stad has the ambition to become cultural capital in 2018. To become cultural capital, cities also have to invest in innovation. Whereas, for instance, the Eindhoven region emphasizes technological innovations, Tilburg wants to invest more in social innovation as part

    of this ambition.

    The web is creating a more open, participative and collaborative approach to culture. In his keynote, Mr. Leadbeater will focus on the role the arts can play in this social innovation process. What’s the role of a changing arts practice in a changing society?

    After Charles’ keynote lecture, a panel of experts from the fields of arts, economy and politics will take place. The panelists in the discussion are Wim van de Donk, Dick Rijken, Bas van Heur and Wout Withagen.

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    July 21st, 2010BarrySocial Media

    We”ve just confirmed

ank”>Jiggy Djé to share his thoughts on copyright/piracy and the re-usage of culture

at the Incubate Pirate Conference. Jiggy Djé will take seat in the panel following Matt Mason”s keynote speech on piracy in the arts. Other members of the panel are: Matt Mason, Martijn Arnoldus (Creative Commons Netherlands), Sander van de Wiel (Pictoright), and DJ /rupture. Atze de Vrieze (VPRO 3voor12) will moderate the panel.

Jiggy Djé is a Dutch rapper that started making hip hop in 1997. Together with DAC (De Amersfoortse Coöperatie) he released two albums: diDACtici in 2002 and Professioneel Chillen in 2005. In 2006, he won the public price at the Heineken casino online Grand Prix, the oldest and most renowned Dutch music prize. The same year, Jiggy Djé released his debut album and founded his own record label; both titled Noah’s Ark. He signed artists like Hef, Önder and SpaceKees to this label. Follow Jiggy Djé on Twitter.

Tickets for the Pirate Conference can be bought trough the Pay What You Want principle. Through incubate.org and incubate-innovation.org visitors can indicate how many tickets they want to buy and what total amount of money

they would like to pay for them. The payment can then be made via Paypal or bank transfer. The Pay What You Want principle is not applicable to the normal day tickets and passepartouts of Incubate. Incubate tickets can be bought through the Incubate website.

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