Audrey Tang: I would like you to firmly resist your weakness

Audrey is a poetician and Taiwan’s first Digital Minister. She sees herself as a digital migrant, having moved into the internet when she was 12 years old. The early makers of digital democracy in the 21st century, she says, are like the makers of reflecting telescopes in the 17th century. They are building digital spaces that are transparent like glass and reflective like mirrors, helping us blend our individual feelings into shared reflections - the practice of democracy.  Audio is licensed under Creative Commons CC0 licence.  Made by Jo Barratt. Conceived by Jo Barratt and Gemma Mortensen, with Iris Andrews and Lily Piachaud. Discover more at http://newconstellations.co/, and join us on Instagram @newconstellations.co and Twitter @newconstells Music is made for New Constellations by Art School Girlfriend. The Audio uses a recording made by sonnyestufa in Yuanlin City, Taiwan, a recording made by LG beach in Taitung, Taiwan and a recording of a Market in Taipei, Taiwan  made by xserra.  All are licensed under a creative commons attribution licence.

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