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ecobasa at Move Utopia

written by Arne Bollinger on July 6, 2017, 11:07 p.m. in ecobasa

From the 21 - 25. June we were part of an utopian world, where we designed the present and future together with 1000 other utopians. This moneyfree, vegan, co-created encounter was full of workshops, open-spaces, permaculture, healing, creativity and art.

Living utopia means also that new relationships could come into being by transparently sharing needs and talents. This can be called moneyfree(er)-living, ecommony, commonism, gift economy or unconditional sharing. But beyond the terminology, this encounter was about experiencing this ...

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ZEGG meets Berlin

written by Arne Bollinger on March 13, 2015, 2:30 p.m. in ecobasa

Last weekend, the ecovillage ZEGG was inviting to meet people of the city in Berlin. 
As their community is located quite closely to Berlin this makes sense in many ways.

We thought that this might be the perfect occasion to bond them even stronger with the city and we offered to host a gift-economy auction on their event to pair up wishes from people with offers.
That way strong relationships are build and perhaps they could also benefit from beeing ...

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The gift-economy auction or gift-circle

written by Arne Bollinger on Dec. 8, 2014, 4:44 p.m. in ecobasa

During the communities-convergences and several presentations I, Arne, came up with this concept. 
Feel free to use it and if you have better ideas and inspirations how to do it, please share them with us! It is very easy, powerful and inspiring, you don't have to do much..

We started calling them gift-auctions and made a funny playful show, to encourage people to attend. But after a while, people start taking over the concept and they come up with ...

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