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2021.04.20  Scanlines Birthday Showcase



On April 20th, we had a community screening to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the founding of scanlines.xyz!

Last year, I teamed up with Andrei Jay, Cyberboy666, and Olivia Jack to create a new forum to discuss diy video and audio projects. Over the past year, the community has evolved in unexpected ways, and we now maintain a chat platform, a custom livestreaming service, and a peertube video hosting setup, all on our own infrastructure. I really value having this community around experimental video art that’s outside of the advertising-ridden hellscape of corporate social media.

It was great to everyone’s work at the screening! See the link below for more info about the event:
scanlines.xyz/t/scanlines-birthday-community-showcase-open-call-for-participation

On a related note, I’ve been hanging out on Mastodon more lately. Mastodon is an open source social network that is made up of many small servers which all share data with each other.

I helped my friend Wakest set up a small mastodon server called Autonomous.zone. Find my profile at this link:
autonomous.zone/@palomakop