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  1. The #FREEBASSEL Conversation Game; an introduction

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    Video introduction to The #FREEBASSEL Conversation Game, a tool for framing and documenting collaborative activity and conversation around and within the movement to free Bassel Khartabil, open Internet…

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    • Creative Commons talks about Bassel pt. 1

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      Catherine Casserly, CEO of Creative Commons shows a poster of Bassel and all reflect on how we are waiting for him to come back to our community. Sound by Tim Kahn on Freesound.org

    • Creative Commons talks about Bassel pt. 2

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      Elliot Harmon of Creative Commons theorizes about why Bassel's detainment has received scant coverage by major media. Sound "Thriller-Dramatic" by Toam on Freesound.org

    • A Conversation with Kate Short's Oculus

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      A young woman and her camera engage in a conversation with The Oculus, an enigmatic installation consisting of approximately 275 speakers, 40 amplifiers, 3000 ft of speaker wire, Mac Mini, Motu Audio…

    • Eyewitness Report: SFAI Flashmob @ The Old Mint 17 May 2013

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      A flashmob is witnessed as it transforms into art. Said flashmob was organized and produced by MARY MA in collaboration with brethren of the San Francisco Art Institute at the 2013 SFAI MFA Exhibition…

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      • The Big Conversation Game Teaser

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        *THE BIG CONVERSATION GAME IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PLAY IN PARIS AND SAN FRANCISCO* write to: postmaster@thebigconversationspace.org to arrange a session ABOUT THE GAME The Big Conversation Game…

      • A New World Beginning to Emerge: Danny of EFF says a few words on #Freebassel Day 2013; Pt.1

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        Danny O'Brien, international director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (https://www.eff.org/) discusses his work protecting and defending journalists and free culture advocates. As Bassel's…

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        • Right of Knowledge - Oussama discusses Bassel's belief system as it relates to ways of knowing

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          Bassel's uncle Oussama talks about the high value Bassel placed on knowledge, in particular as a human right. Read Oussama's interview with #freebassel campaign here: http://freebassel.org/campaign/stories/2012/09/03/oussamaalrifai/

        • Oussama describes the scene of Bassel's arrest, as he heard it

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          **NOTE - This account is from a third party. Bassel has recently sent a letter from his jail cell providing a primary account of this story, the story of the circumstances surrounding his arrest:…

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          • Jon talks about first meeting Bassel through development of Openclipart

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            Jon talks about how he first worked with Bassel and how the software Bassel wrote for Openclipart (http://openclipart.org/) built a framework that not only accelerated the site's growth, but…

          • Phoenix Hotel, 2012

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            These conversations were hosted within Niki Korth's Graduate Show at San Francisco Art Institute, Phoenix Hotel, San Francisco, May 2012. At various moments of undocumented duration, the spirit…

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            • Bassel Safadi discusses 3D reconstruction project of the ancient city of Palmyra

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              Bassel Safadi (Khartabil) briefly describes a project of his involving a 3D reconstruction of the ancient city whose first mention in tablets dates back to the 19th century BCE and which gained prominence…

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