Manufacturing the Future: Cultures of Production for the Anthropocene
Professor Katherine Gibson (Western Sydney University) presents the 2017 annual Wheelwright memorial lecture, on invitation of the department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney.
The talk considers Professor Gibson's academic career, her pioneering action-research methodology, and her most recent work with the Community Economies Collective, exploring the diverse experimental interventions into ethical manufacturing practices by Australian enterprises.
This is an interview with Katherine Gibson, co-author of Post-Capitalist Politics.
Questions by Samuel Alexander. Produced by Jordan Osmond of Happen Films.
To mark the launch of Katherine Gibson's new collaborative book, Deborah Rose sat down with her to talk about taking back the economy. This interview was conducted in September 2013 in Sydney, Australia.
Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities was written by J.K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy and published by the University of Minnesota Press.
A social enterprise is a business that puts social and environmental objectives on the agenda as well as profit making; it is undertaken to provide community benefit directly. via employment. profit sharing and care of the environment. In many parts of the world social enterprises are being supported by communities and governments because they are helping to address social and economic marginalization of people and places.
This film looks at how some social entrepreneurs and social enterprises are pursuing new development pathways in the Philippines. It showcases social enterprises created by community groups in the provinces of Surigao del Norte. Bukidnon. Bohol and Lanao del Norte. It contains interviews with social entrepreneurs and community members who are spearheading social enterprise development that: provides purposeful work; generates cash income: mobilizes local assets: services community needs: builds organizational capacity and strengthens the resilience of local economies.
Produced by Katherine Gibson, Maria Angela Villaba, Ann Hill, and Paul Macklay.