This is Not Art

October 2, 2014

Slacktivism vs Street Protests

What does the future of civil disobedience look like for Gen Y and future generations? What works and what doesn't? Are we just lazy online slackers, or innovative, new world thinkers?


Ben Jenkins

Ben Jenkins is the co-founder and host of Story Club, a live storytelling show, which is currently being filmed for broadcast on ABC2. He writes about politics and media for Junkee and works on ABC's The Checkout as a presenter and a writer.

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Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a writer, engineer, and founder of Youth Without Borders. In 2012 she was named Young Leader in the inaugural 100 Women of Influence Awards. In 2007, she was Young Australian Muslim of the Year and in 2010 Young Queenslander of the Year.

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Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford is a writer, feminist and troublemaker living in Melbourne. She is a columnist for Fairfax’s Daily Life.

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James Colley

James Colley writes for A Rational Fear, FBi's Backchat and Junkee among others. He hosted the TEDxYOUTH conference and has performed solo shows in festivals around Australia. He is proudest of his starring role as a 'waste of time' in an Australian ...

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