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    We thought it would be interesting
    to start a network of spaces
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    And to draw on existing models that
    seem to be working, like hackerspaces
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    but also by borrowing in some ways
    from the communes
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    and thinking about why they failed.
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    And that's kind of the idea
    where the unMonastery comes from
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    unMonastery is a pilot project,
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    and, as all prototypes,
    needs to be evaluated
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    so it's good to take a break at some point
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    and run an important event,
    the one on July 22nd
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    That is not going to be a closing event
    of the unMonastery
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    but a time to build
    what future scenarios might look like.
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    How do I feel about
    the unMonastery staying in Matera?
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    Oh, I would love
    for the unMonastery to stay in Matera,
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    I think it's a wonderful place.
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    What I imagine for the unMonastery is
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    I think it's going to spread, at least in Europe
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    Just as Matera could be a hub
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    for all these different
    social innovation projects,
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    and technological innovation projects.
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    it could be a hub for unMonastery
    to nurture its own growth.
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    When people from a local community
    meet people from the outside world,
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    Their encounter enables seeing
    that local place through new eyes.
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    So, the idea of the unMonastery
    as a local development policy is this:
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    you reach out to people in Sweden,
    UK, USA, Poland and so on,
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    You bring them here,
    and they are going to say:
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    "Neat! Here we can do this thing.
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    Or That other thing might be
    interpreted in this way."
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    Local people will say
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    "I don't know, you might be right ...
    or you might be wrong",
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    so they discuss, they argue,
    they work together, try stuff out,
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    and with a bit of luck,
    a few real innovations will emerge
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    We ran a first workshop
    to test [CoderDojo],
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    here at the unMonastery,
    in late May, with 15 children.
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    It worked really well,
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    so we decided
    to run a second one
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    There is a school here in Matera,
    called Pascoli
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    Headmaster and teachers
    are very active
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    they want to change things
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    So, together, we decided to organize
    a day for the childern of Matera.
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    It happened in late June,
    with 60 children.
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    It worked really, really well.
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    The last 2 months have been
    significantly different from the first 4
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    And we were able to continue
    to develop our projects
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    And think more about how we approach them,
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    And how we might be able to improve them
    in the future
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    And it also gave us an opportunity
    to invite new people,
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    with different projects and ideas,
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    to also be here with us in Matera,
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    and develop their own projects
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    as well as collaborating with us.
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    What our unMonasterian friends gave us
    when they came here
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    is some of their time
    to build some of their own space
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    And to bring us new ideas,
    and share them with us.
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    They've given us the gift of their ideas.
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    No doubt, a very important experience
    for Comitato [Matera 2019],
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    very meaningful
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    But it needs to be shared,
    and analysed
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    and we need to figure out
    how to take it further
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    Because the unMonastery will be
    one of our flagship projects,
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    So we are committed to keep working
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    along this path of social innovation
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    Following the unMonastery model and others
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    I think the process has already started,
    and it is irreversible.
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    It is like a clockwork set in motion,
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    And it is not something that will
    change the city ...
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    it is something that has already
    changed the city.
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    When we talk about impact,
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    Are we talking about the impact in 1 year,
    or the impact over 200 years?
Title:
unClosing special content (unDocumentary)
Description:

video about unOpening event in July 22nd. It's our latest day of reflection and we want to make it a present to unMonastery and to Matera2019.
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Video Language:
Italian
Duration:
05:17

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