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Why politics needs arts & crafts

By Dr Anna Feigenbaum, lecturer in Media & Politics and contributor to the ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Inflatable cobblestones, book blocs, musical pot lids. This week these objects joined the Victoria & Albert Museum’s collection, … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Urban Design: An interview with 123 Occupy

“Someone mentioned to me recently the popular union slogan “8 hours for work, 8 hours for sleep, 8 hours for what we will”.  I’ve been thinking over the course of my work with the occupy movement that people are really taking those extra 1-8 hours a day to … Continue reading

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Workshop Announcement: (Re)thinking Protest Camps: governance, spatiality, affect and media

Booking is now open for this free one day workshop, “(Re)thinking Protest Camps: governance, spatiality, affect and media” to be held on Tuesday 26 June 2012 at the University of Leicester, UK. Instructions and an online form to reserve a place … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location: Spatiality and Protest Camps

The issue of spatiality for protest camps is a big one, especially for someone who is not trained as a Geographer.  As my work usually deals with media representations, this is a daunting task. While media representation is a significant … Continue reading

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Protest Camps featured by the Canadian Centre for Architecture

CCA Says “The Protest Camps project, by Anna Feigenbaum, Fabian Frenzel, and Patrick McCurdy, looks at an increasingly visible typology of struggle in uprisings and social struggles around the world, from Tahrir Square to Syntagma Square, and from Puerta del Sol to … Continue reading

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Place-based Protest: A Theory-Slam on Occupy Wall St

This protest is place-based yet does not seek to claim place as property. It enacts a ‘reclamation of space’ yet not in the form of confrontation or taking back. It is not a means of defence against colonialist theft, damaging … Continue reading

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Protest Camps Presents at SKOL in Montreal

On June 29, 2011 Anna Feigenbaum gave a presentation at SKOL in Montreal as part of Artivistic‘s dialogues programme. In a talk that linked our research collective’s work on infrastructures with the idea of ‘promiscuous infrastructures’ explored in Artivisitic’s residency, … Continue reading

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