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Play / Space: innovation in the 21st century metropolis

Urban space, rethinking childhood, active play, urban farms, cultural ownership, participation and appropriation


The vision of the independent series is to discuss and define culture, who owns it, who creates it, who follows it, and we are using the potential re-visioning for Crystal Palace as a case study. The group is organising a programme of debates featuring free-thinkers, academics, doers and designers. The series is to promote awareness of Crystal Palace heritage and to create a forward vision for the local community which could engage, encourage and support social well-being. There are also plans to include local residents in a visioning exercise.

Guest Chair
Katharine Heron, Professor of Architecture, University of Westminster

David Burchett, operations manager, Learning through Landscapes
Carlos Cortes, visual and movement artist whose practice involves public space and communities
Tim Gill, writer and consultant, Rethinking Childhood
Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University, Co-Chair, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University
Ben Stringer, academic, trustee Oxford City Farm


Speaker(s):

Pofessor Katharine Heron | talks | www
Mr, David Burchett | talks | www
Mr. Carlos Cortes | talks | www
Mr. Tim Gill | talks | www
Professor Saskia Sassen | talks | www
Mr. Ben Stringer | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

28 May 2014 at 7:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

The Information Project (London)
The Salvation Army
58 Westow Street
London
SE19 3AF

http://www.theinformationproject.com
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Organised by:

The Information Project
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Tickets:

Free

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