mixtapes of migration was an hour-long radio edit of student work that aired in 2020 on radio al-hara; having come across it again recently, we are sharing it here again (simply because it’s so good!); have a listen…
midnight readings / قراءة منتصف الليل
Wednesday night at Midnight: Join us for a 30-minute flash reading from across languages and literatures! more info here: https://rasif48.github.io/midnight-readings/ The midnight readings are a series of shared online reading sessions of 30 minutes each, in which we collectiveley share literature in all its forms in a multi-lingual setting (arabic to other languages/other-languages to arabic).
Journal / Testing-Ground #2
The full issue of TESTING-GOUND is available online and in bookshops in London. excerpt from: Wall, Ed, and Alex Malaescu. “Editorial.” Testing Ground, no. 2 (2019). “What resides on the other side can cause fear, concern, intrigue, delight and fascination. Neighbouring and distant lands are destinations to visit, invade, occupy and separate ourselves from. Many national borders are marked
Report / Weaponised Landscapes: Mapping the Calais 'Jungle'
Haendeler, Jens, Alex Ioannou, and Anushka Athique. “Weaponised Landscapes: Mapping the Calais ‘Jungle.’” Edited by Ed Wall and Alex Malaescu. Testing Ground, no. 2 (2019): 16–23. [download full article as pdf] This article traces the socio-spatial transformation of the landscape in which the Calais ‘Jungle’ sat. Through mapping the endo- and exogenic forces that shaped the
Settimana di Unlearning | A Week of Unlearning
* Interventi pedagogici e di ‘decolonalizzazione’ a Palermo, Sicilia * * Pedagogical and de-colonial interventions in Palermo, Sicily * download public programme (EN/ IT) EN: Building on the fruitful experience of the 2018 Manifesta12 5x5x5, scholars, students, legal theorists, community activists, filmmakers, artists and other practitioners are gathering in Palermo to discuss and lay the grounds for
LECTURE SERIES: jesse weaver shipley / léopold lambert / pelin tan / lieven de cauter
Open lecture series April 2019 with international scholars, film-makers, architects and artists.
COURSE: Public Space, Culture & Identity
Course: Public Space, Culture & Identity art, architecture & activism as public power This course is designed to study the notion of public space and its importance in crystallizing collective cultural identity and citizenship and will work through the creation of a podcast and an activista’ project. Very firstly, the goal is to engage critically
MICRO EXHIBITION: Forensic, Space & Law
This student exhibition offers theoretical and practical reflections on the relations between the study of the space of architecture/built environments within the area of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights (HR). It deals with the evidentiary and epistemological role of architecture as an instrument to investigate legal controversies within their distinct spatial dimensions. In
برنامج سلسلة فعاليات “تذكّر، تفكّر، عودة | Recall-Reflect-Return Program
Pnevma will participate in the Recall-Reflect-Return Performance Symposium which provides a platform for the exchange of expertise and embodied practices of Palestinians and international artists and academics in the in the field of Performance Art, through the lens of performance art, experimental theatre, sound art, moving image, architecture, public space, theoretical discourse.
PUBLIC SPACE AS CAPABILITY: The Openings are at the Margins
ESSAY The essay ‘Public Space as Capability’ argues that it is at the margins of the global city – in places like Deptford – where openings occur that allow for a new form of public space to be produced.