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

Launch Event / TESTING_GROUND: Issue 02

JOURNAL  Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou have been guest editors and contributors of the forthcoming TESTING-GROUND journal issue 02: Other Sides. The second issue of TESTING-GROUND journal will be launched on Thursday 27 June at the University of Greenwich as part of the London Festival of Architecture.  To find out more details about the event follow the link

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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

EXTINCTION REBELLION: Laws of Space

In a podcast with Leopold Lambert, Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos talked about the idea that the law is always present in a space to a matter of degree. “There are some environments where the law is absolutely thick, the presence of the law is so dense,like the court room as you probably know… In English courts you