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socialmovements, alternative currencies, lo-
calization strategies and politics of climate change.
Katinka Weber lectures in Latin American Anthropology and Sociol-
ogy as University Teacher at the University of Liverpool. Her research
interests are in the fields of development studies and the state, social
change and resistance studies as well as governance studies and citi-
Hans-Martin Zademach is Professor of Economic Geography at the
Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. His current research focus-
es on transnational production networks
relationship between these process-
es and the emergence of collective identities embedded in socialmovements. These identities are multiple and make up an often
overlooked Amazonian socio-cultural diversity. The different
collective identities are held together through local denomina-
tions such as: riverside dwellers (ribeirinhos), rubber tappers (se-
ringueiros), maroons (quilombolas), indigenous peoples, piassa-
ba palm extractors (piaçabeiros), small-scale fishers (pescadores
artesanais), nut collectors (castanheiros), artisans (artesãos and
. Resources uploaded to the
web for reappropriation, reproduction and redefinition turn this
virtual means into a collective tool through which hierarchies are
dismantled and exchange is stimulated. In consequence, users be-
come producers recurring to liberated production.
Creating resources for their free circulation as well as their
particular drifts and reappropriations has transformed and broad-
ened our practice. Constant exchange with and relations to other
collectives, organizations and socialmovements has promoted a
reciprocal influence encouraging us to
ings as well as in open workshops. Teachers and educators use it
in schools, kindergartens or day-care centers. Activists use it in
workshops to explain protest forms and alternative approaches of
socialmovements. Some parents have put it on the walls of their
children's rooms in order to explain to them which great actions
and projects they have participated in (hopefully their children
don't find this boring).
But the best way to explore the picture is being at leisure and look-
ing at it on the wall of a restroom – or online where you can zoom