[zina lf-ro’05] The ghost in the shell

Emma Goldman spunea ca doar femeile insele se pot elibera de opresia lor “interioara”. (in “Living my life”) Cred ca multe femei nu iau in considerare ca aceasta opresie exista. Personal ma intalnesc cu foarte multe femei care considera ca eu exagerez vorbind despre feminism si lupta impotriva sexismului si a patriarhatului, ce sa mai spun despre abolirea capitalismului si exploatarii. Si de fapt ce inseamna opresia “interioara”? Mai intai, trebuie sa te descoperi pe tine ca femeie in interiorul tau, privindu-te cu ochii tai, si nu prin filtrul moralitatii si al culturii in care traiesti, nu prin intermediul mediei Continue reading

Talibanism in Technology by Deepa Kandaswamy

text from: BRIDGING THE GAP The article examines the global phenomenon of “technological talibanism” and seven reasons why women in science and technology have remained invisible through out the ages. Seven reasons why women in technology remain invisible… Most of us have heard of the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the modern world. We also know it was built in memory of Mumtaz Mahal. But how many of us know of her aunt, Nor Mahal? She invented the device to perform attar distillation from flowers to make perfumes. Despite 4,000 years of contribution, we do not know Continue reading

Despre Eden

de Nita Mocanu septembrie 2006 Odata cu proiectul “Made in Italy”, o colaborare intre Candida Tv (un grup de video activisti din Roma, Italia http://candidatv.tv) si grupul din care fac parte, D Media din Cluj (asociatie pentru media alternativa http://www.dmedia.ro), am inceput discutiile despre delocalizarea firmelor italiene spre estul Europei si cum afecteaza aceasta situatie viata femeilor. “The reality of foreign investment was very different from the initial promise: labor rules were not respected, working conditions were poor, the unions were absent, and many companies delocalized further east when wages began to increase, leaving the workers without a job from Continue reading

Eclectic Tech Carnival – about

WHAT ==== Eclectic Tech Carnival 2006, a carnival of exchanging computer-related skills, ideas and art. By women and for women. /etc2006, 4-8 September, Timisoara, Romania HISTORY ======= Since 2001, the network of women who help organize the Eclectic Tech Carnival or /etc has grown both far and wide. We are geographically some-what diverse and we have varied experiences and expertise in computing, technology, art and activism. We are an eclectic bunch. Since the northern summer of 2002, we (or some subset there of) have successfully organized an annual Eclectic Tech Carnival. To connect, to network in real life. The global Continue reading

The Traveling Zines

Colectia de zine care a fost adunata pana acuma a fost scanata, merci Elena, urmeaza sa fie tradusa in romana (o parte din texte). Am construit un blog pentru zine, si o pagina pe myspace.com, unde se poate comenta, discuta, lua legatura, ar mai trebui adaugat un text despre istoria zinelor in general, riot girls, in romana. http://blog.myspace.com/travelingzine http://www.myspace.com/travelingzine Zinele ar trebui sa se plimbe intre grupuri de prieteni, sa ajunga la cat mai multe persoane. Blogul este un fel de inventar a ceea ce este si pe unde este, plus cateva referinte legate de istoria si continutul lor… Cineva Continue reading