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7 October 2017

Piratensender, 2017

Radio station

Ahmet Ogüt during Propositions #1: What We Mean on 7 October 2017, photo: Tom Janssen

Piratensender, which means pirate station in German, is a project in which artist Ahmet Öğüt presents a series of interviews and dialogues with lawyers, immigration law experts, broadcasters, socio-cultural workers, musicians, urban subcultural groups, and feminist and LGBTQI+ activists on radical pedagogies, the concept of urban citizenship, self-proclaimed micronations, artists’ rights, alternative currencies, unconditional basic income, immaterial labor, precarious labor, domestic labor, and the necessity of self-initiative, participation, and autonomy as tools of resistance for marginalized communities, undocumented masses, and non-citizens. On this occasion, Öğüt realizes a new and broadcasts previous episodes through a collaboration with Utrecht-based online radio station Stranded.FM.

Part of Propositions #1: What We Mean.

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