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Project (2022-)

The kn/own/able Project: Communicating the Unity of Knowledge and Ownership

A communications project around knowledge ownership that seeks to challenge the mechanisms of inequality in modern society

“Knowing” and “owning” seem like two separate things in our modern globalized world. But are they really? In the kn/own/able project, we contend that this division is artificial and exacerbates social inequalities. Because, in fact, both are mutually conditioning. 

This issue spans academic and wider social spheres, with impacts across (de)colonialism, heritage, law, environmental change, science development and more. 

The goal of the kn/own/able project is to demonstrate through multimedia and novel communications how “knowing” and “owning” are indivisible, or kn/own/able. From here, we seek to spark further discussion, empower researchers with new interdisciplinary methods, and instigate social change around the unity of knowledge and ownership.

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