I have been working on developing the scenario and programme in response to the existing conditions that I analysed with my previous drawings (see previous post). Preliminary programme and scenario It’s only the very beginnings, so I will be developing it further before Thursday.
Chora’s book ‘Public Spaces‘ follows the preceding tome ‘Urban Flotsam’, and is a self stated application of the notions developed in that book… “The proliferation of the use of public space increasingly gives form to society…a search for a combination of form andoperational device that together create architectural space and quality. This combination provides a link between architectural space and urban, social dynamics.” ‘Public … Continue reading
Pre-Christmas intervention task: My work focused on Hackney Wick’s feeling of ‘otherness.’ As a place, it is full of ‘other’ spaces; marginal land where ownership, rights and appropriation are manifest in ambiguous and multiple ways. These places include some of the yards, derelict factories and left-over strips of land next to the canal, railway and … Continue reading
Alex Villar, Craig Balwin, The Biotic Baking Brigade, God Bless Graffiti Coalition, The Reverend Billy and Valerie Tevere are amongst artists that has their work published in the book ‘The interventionists’ which Sam V mentioned on thursday. The book showcases several provocative artists that created a series of intervention and actions to challenge/react to different level … Continue reading