posted 2013-10-25 | by: Jon Brunberg | in:
Another batch of UWC documents is now on its way trough the mail system to two to Heads of State!
posted 2013-09-20 | by: Jon Brunberg | in:
utopian thinking is a practical matter
WELCOME TO THE SUMMIT OF PRACTICAL UTOPIAS
A fine group of participants representing a wide cross-section of contemporary utopian practices, has been selected to come to the beautifully bizarre Brioni Islands in Croatia. For four days they will engage in a reality game with its goal to share and play with practical ideas that have a potential to change the way we live together.
posted 2012-01-19 | by: | in:
Exactly ten years ago, on January 19, 2002, the first Utopian World Championship Gala was held at Gallery Enkehuset in Stockholm. At this event an american who posted his entry under the pesudonym T.R.O.Y. was announced as the first champion and handed a check for 1000 USD. This is a short docuentation video from the gala night.
The video is featuring
The members of SOC.Stockholm: Jon Brunberg, Annika Drougge, Pernilla Carlsson, Anna-Lena Lundmark, Johan Malmström, Tobias Sjödin and Karin Willen.
Two of the jury members: Sverker Sörlin and Bo Södersten.
The special guest: Sven Olof Wallenstein
And the first UWC champion: T.R.O.Y.
posted 2010-10-03 | by: Jon Brunberg | in:
A short report from Göteborg Book Fair 2010, where the Utopian World Championship participated with the new editions of the winning essays and invited the first winner, T.R.O.Y. to speak about his views on Utopia today, almost ten years after he wrote the essay that won the U.W.C. in 2001, and his current activities.
posted 2010-09-24 | by: Jon Brunberg | in:
We are proud to present a new, revised, and re-designed, edition of the two winning essays in the Utopian World Championship at Göteborg Book Fair 2010. The books are published by Raketa Press with support from The Foundation for the Culture of the Future. The first volume includes the essay ´The New Word Disorder´, by the pseudonym T.R.O.Y., and the second volume has the title ´From Youth Maturity to Global Government - The Utopian Tapestry´ - and was written by the Professor Emeritus in anthropology, Mr Cyril Belshaw. You´ll find Raketa Press in booth B07:27. Read more at http://utopianwc.com. Welcome!
Saturday, September 25 at 4-5pm
Göteborg Book Fair 2010, booth B07:27
Jon Brunberg, one of the initiators of the Utopian World Championship, talks to the winner of the first U.W.C. in 2001, Anthony T. Fiscella, about his essay "The New World Disorder," and his view on utopianism and politics and the role of Utopias in contemporary society. Anthony T. Fiscella is a researcher in the field of history of religion at the University of Lund and has recently written a book on anarchy and Islam.