ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Working with Displaced and Peripheral Communities

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. Processes of peripheralisation and marginalisation are consequences of an imbalance of power.

CALAIS: Flooding as Spatial Control

In January 2016 the Eurotunnel group decided to flood the landscape surrounding the Eurotunnel tracks and check-in facilities. Since the group owns the ditches, drains and their vortex control valves they decided to intentionally shut those in order to accumulate water surrounding the terminal. The above Landsat 8 images, published by NASA and manipulated by