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
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
* 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
Open lecture series April 2019 with international scholars, film-makers, architects and artists.
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
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
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.
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.
PHYSICAL PROJECT FCPS* examines the spatiality of fish in Deptford, revealing the reciprocal nature of the city, and proposes a series of urban interventions that lead to a portion of Fish & Chips near Deptford Creek, encouraging the reproduction and re-imagining of social space. The journey starts with a newspaper mapping the way to a
On the 5th of March 2018 we will enter into an open conversation with Léopold Lambert, a licensed architect, writer and the editor-in-chief of The Funambulist, a cross-disciplinary bimestrial magazine that discusses the politics of space and bodies. He has lived in Honkong, New York and Bombay. Currently being based in between Paris and Philadelphia, he