Today’s call for the occupation of major junctions and public spaces in London (and around the world) saw protesters flood the streets. The possibility was opened, the crack was made, for individuals to make history – to allow for a new category of public space to emerge: a category that describes public space not as
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.
JOURNAL Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou will be guest editors of the forthcoming TESTING-GROUND journal issue 02: Other Sides TESTING-GROUND: journal of landscapes, cities and territories, published at the University of Greenwich, is open for contributions for its second issue, Other Sides. ‘What resides on the other side can cause fear, concern, intrigue, delight and fascination. Neighbouring and
LINKED EXPLORATION A surreal adventure had by @gawanmac that entangles you with its fantastic photography and language! Follow the link below! I saw this on an OS map and couldn't not investigate. A place of worship symbol in the middle of bloody nowhere on the edge of a wood. It was a foggy, atmospheric day up
PROJECT IN THE BOOKS “Thin places,” the Celts call this space, Both seen and unseen, Where the door between the world And the next is cracked open for a moment And the light is not all on the other side. God shaped space. Holy. 1 1 Sharlande Sledge, “Thin Places.” Nonpublished TEAM MEMBERS Alex Ioannou Jens
CONCEPTUAL PROJECT “Psychologists call ‘liminal space’, a place where boundaries dissolve and we stand there, on the threshold, getting ourselves ready to move across limits of what we were into what we are to be.” “This space is betwixt and between”
CONCEPTUAL PROJECT ‘NKL 524’ aspires to formulate an urban intervention that produces a new form of public space using the Ioannou landscape architectural model.
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.