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
WORKSHOP WORKSHOP: ARTISTIC PRACTICE – WORKING WITH DISPLACED AND PERIPHERAL COMMUNITIES Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou participated in a workshop to facilitate conversations around artistic and cultural practices that explore and work with communities affected by peripheralisation and marginalisation at Arts Catalyst. http://www.artscatalyst.org/workshop-artistic-practice-working-displaced-and-peripheral-communities Processes of peripheralisation and marginalisation are consequences of an imbalance of power.
PRESENTATION 27.03.2017 – Presentation at the University of Westminster: International Relations and Politics This Monday Alex Ioannou and Jens Haendeler had the chance to present some of their fieldwork to students of international relations and politics at the University of Westminster as part of a course coordinated by Dr. Elisabetta Brighi. The workshop featured of a
Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou will be guest editors of the forthcoming TESTING-GROUND journal issue no. 2: 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
PRESENTATION Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou presented their work-in-progress maps and analysis of weaponised landscapes at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster last week, inviting architects, landscape architects and students in politics and international relations to debate the ongoing militarisation of Europe’s ubiquitous borders, both at the border and
PRESENTATION Date: Wednesday 26/10/2016 6pm to 8pm Title: Weaponised Landscapes: Mapping ‘the Jungle’ – research seminar at Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), University of Westminster Description: Anushka Athique, Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou of landscape research design collective PNEVMA [and recent MA Landscape Architecture graduates at the university of Greenwich] have carried out
PROJECT IN PROGRESS Jens Ruben Haendeler and Alex John Ioannou have been awarded a Whole Earth Fellowship in 2015, granting them funds in order to develop a prototype of their intertidal living river wall panel in order to mitigate the negative effects of urbanisation onto river systems. The prototype has been exhibited in the Siemens
BOOK This book has its origins in conversations between Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou. They have regularly sat, with cups of coffee in hand, asking each other their opinions of the space in which they found themselves. One opening question would lead them down a rabbit hole of thoughts, ideas and queries which quite often