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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM A BAD USER AGREEMENT?

bad user agreement flier describing the call for submissions

ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM A BAD USER AGREEMENT?

METROPOLARITY is seeking participants for an upcoming inquiry to be published in the Journal of Speculative Vision & Critical Liberation Technologies.

Are You Experiencing Feelings Of:
√ Guilt or Shame
√ Anxiety
√ Nameless Frustration
√ Fininacial Doom
√ Self Harming Ideation
√ Truancy
√ Murderous Raging
√ Near-Total Dissociation
√ Forgetfullness
√ Compulsive Scrolling
√ Hypervigilance
√ Forced or Pressured Speech
√ Paranoia
√ Nihilism or Not Caring
√ Losing Time

These may be symptoms of living under one or more Bad User Agreements. Common examples of predisposing factors that increase the risk of experiencing a Bad User Agreement include:
√ Filling a prescription
√ Attending an appointment with a medical profesional
√ Enrolling in post secondary educational programs
√ Getting married
√ Paying into your social security fund
√ Existing as Black, Indigenous, Poor, Trans, Disabled, etc.
√ Opening a bank account
√ Searching for housing
√ Leaving your cell phone on for extended periods of time

DUE BY FEBRUARY 14th, 2018
Send experiential materials, dreams, memories, premonitions, cautionary tales, fantasies, and any supplementary self surveillance materials to METROPOLARITY at GMAIL dot COM with subject line “BAD USER AGREEMENT” and any of the following attachments:

.otf .rtf .doc .docx .txt .wav .mp3 .mp4 .jpg .gif .png .pdf .html URL

Participants will receive at no cost:
$$ • 2 copies of the published inquiry
$$ • Financial compensation as determined by number of eligible participants.

Disclaimer: For safety purposes, participation in this inquiry will not require genetic, bio-political, or social mediated data. Participants maintain the right to manipulate any of their own identifying data as they see fit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originally posted here 30 December 2017
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Bad user agreements are those that our societies are built upon. The promises we are taught are true and real and our continued existence in spite of the lies. These are stories of people surviving bad user agreements & ways to game the system.

Philly based sci-fi & other atemporal fantastic tales from accomplices & kin.


• 124 pages
• 6" x 9" linen softcover, cream paper
• partial color
• ISBN: 978-0-9981138-1-4
• 16.00 USD

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STYLE OF ATTACK REPORT

METROPOLARITY is a DIY sci-fi collective based, bred, and tested in the colliding future-present of Philadelphia. This Style of Attack Report contains select work from METROPOLARITY's four founding members, who contribute theory, practice, and experience of home grown speculative visioning for both historical documentation as well as personal and collective survival. The collection serves as a model and a record of how Black, brown, queer, low-resource, working, ill and in-recovery people can project themselves into the future, conjuring resources, technology, and magic that aid us in the present.

Also this sci-fi is FIRE cuz the crew don't play.


2017 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in LGBTQ SF/F/Horror

• 122 pages
• 4.25" x 7" linen softcover
• black & white
• ISBN: 978-0-9981138-0-7
• 13.00 USD

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Performance: Sent(a)Mental Project

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Our Church LASER LIFE: a video recap
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Previously at the Laser Life . . .

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