The organisation conference
swarm potential, September 2013
(not realised)

Was worked out in close in collaboration with MOTI, Museum of The Image and inhabitants, corporations and other cultural organisations in the Breda area. Expert team; Mieke Gerritzen, Renée Frissen, Loek Grootjans, Sarah Sluimer, Robbert van Heuven.

#theorganisation is founded in 2011 and aims to stimulate collaboration between individuals. Where corporate control strives for economic profits for their shareholders, #theorganisation tries to stimulate active citizenship for direct control over their shared and lived surroundings.

#theorganisation conference with the theme swarm potential was visually based on the appearance of the Bilderberg conferences, a yearly meeting of politicians, CEO's of big companies, scientists and other influential people. The outcome of these meetings is always surrounded by secrecy and the selection procedure of guests far from democratic.

MOTI museum would be turned in a first class, three day conference location realized with the support of local entrepreneurs. A large nation wide campaign would call for citizen's submissions of innovative ideas. A local board (citizens from Breda) would select 147 participants, the amount of Bilderberg conference in 2012, who would receive their personal invitation to attend this secret meeting. Police will carefully and radically protect the conference location while inside a formal as well as informal program connects the potential of the swarm. Outside sympathisers appear and protesters against the new world order.

After almost a year of hard work this project was unfortunately cancelled by the director of the museum in February 2013 due to a lack of financial support.


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