alt.econ.cult at Kiasma: Video Footage

The alt.econ.cult Seminar of Pixelache’s morning KEYNOTE session chaired by Perpetuum Mobilε:


Michael Albert (US) : Alternative Economy Cultures PART 1


Michel Bauwens (BE/TH): Alternative Economy Cultures PART 2

PART 3: General discussion with keynote speakers

Alternative Economy Cultures PART 3

After the keynote session of the morning, above, the afternoon session included:

Geraldine Juárez (MX), Tapani Köppä (FI),Kristoffer Lawson of Scred (FI), Wojtek Mejor (PL), Saija-Riitta Sadeoja of Porkkanamafia (FI), Oliver Ressler (AT), Sara Sajjad of Piratbyrån (SE), Felix Stalder (AT), Tere Vadén (FI), and Eero Yli-Vakkuri of Uuva Project (FI).

For more videos and further information on the speakers,go to

The ‘Alternative Economy Cultures (alt.econ.cult) programme on April 3rd & 5th brought together leading international and Finnish thinkers, cultural practitioners and activists to present alternative economic visions.

The seminar aimed to tackle not just the financial, but the social, cultural, institutional, human, material, emotional and intellectual forms of capital. It focussed on approaches focussed not just on individual gain, boosting, balancing or bail-outs, but common good, peer-to-peer methods, based on shared wealth and appropriate reward for effort involved.

Bridging the gap between presentations, reflections and things-to-be-done, a later discussion-based workshop was held about peer-fundraising. The issue was: Can the crowd-sourcing phenomena be applied to support alternative cultural events in Finland?

alt.econ.cult was part of the PixelAche Festival. Here the programme of the whole festival: