Pirate Care is convened by Valeria Graziano, Marcell Mars and Tomislav Medak and researchers at the Centre for Postdigital Cultures, Coventry University.
Graziano’s research explores organizational forms and cultural practices that foster the refusal of work, the redistribution of social reproduction and the possibility of political pleasure. Recently, she co-edited Repair Matters, a special issue of Ephemera (2019) and Rebelling with Care. Exploring Open Technologies for Commoning Healthcare’ (2019).
Mars is co-founder of Multimedia Institute/MAMA in Zagreb. His research Ruling Class Studies examines state-of-the-art digital innovation, adaptation and intelligence created by corporations such as Google, Amazon, Facebook and eBay. He is writing his doctoral thesis on Foreshadowed Libraries. Together with Tomislav Medak he founded Memory of the World/Public Library, for which he develops and maintains software infrastructure.
Medak is a member of the theory and publishing team of the Multimedia Institute/MAMA in Zagreb. His research focuses on technologies, capitalist development and postcapitalist transition and is writing his doctoral thesis on technological development and planetary ecological crisis. Together with Marcell Mars he has co-edited Public Library (2016) and Guerrilla Open Access (2019).
As of July 2020
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