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Spatial Politics: On Commons and Public Spaces //Stavrides talk @Central Saint Martins

 Increasingly under neoliberal attack the urban public spaces become simultaneously the terrain of violent conflicts, the loci of urban movements, and testing grounds of critical political models. The notion and spatial materialisation of the commons, often springing from urban movements

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Spatial Politics: On Commons and Public Spaces //Stavrides talk @Central Saint Martins

 Increasingly under neoliberal attack the urban public spaces become simultaneously the terrain of violent conflicts, the loci of urban movements, and testing grounds of critical political models. The notion and spatial materialisation of the commons, often springing from urban movements

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IMAGINING THE COMMONS//workshop@ THE FIELD

This workshop, open to all CSM students, seek to investigate the role of designers in imagining the commons, setting common goals, resource sharing and participatory design. Space The project will take place at THE FIELD in New Cross  – “an experiment

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IMAGINING THE COMMONS//workshop@ THE FIELD

This workshop, open to all CSM students, seek to investigate the role of designers in imagining the commons, setting common goals, resource sharing and participatory design. Space The project will take place at THE FIELD in New Cross  – “an experiment

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Contested Squares and Social Uprising // @ Central Saint Martins

As part of the Contested Spaces forum taking place in the Crossing at Central Saint Martins during the CSM degree show; the round table discussion  “Contested Squares: Social Uprising and Political Imaginaries in the Age of Neoliberal Crisis” held on

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Contested Squares and Social Uprising // @ Central Saint Martins

As part of the Contested Spaces forum taking place in the Crossing at Central Saint Martins during the CSM degree show; the round table discussion  “Contested Squares: Social Uprising and Political Imaginaries in the Age of Neoliberal Crisis” held on

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Common grounds, common practices // @ Architectural Association

31 January 2014 – HCT Debates / Architecture Politics: Orsalia Dimitriou MA History and Critical Thinking Debates / Architecture Politics Term 2: Friday 1:00 / 36 Bedford Square, New Soft Room Orsalia Dimitriou: Common grounds, common practices Friday 31 January

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Common grounds, common practices // @ Architectural Association

31 January 2014 – HCT Debates / Architecture Politics: Orsalia Dimitriou MA History and Critical Thinking Debates / Architecture Politics Term 2: Friday 1:00 / 36 Bedford Square, New Soft Room Orsalia Dimitriou: Common grounds, common practices Friday 31 January

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DIAVATON // @ EMPROS THEATER

  Premier of our film DIAVATON at EMBROS theater! Embros is an occupied and self-managed historic theater in the centre of Athens. Since November 2011 the theater -that has been closed and inactive for many years- has been given a

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DIAVATON // @ EMPROS THEATER

  Premier of our film DIAVATON at EMBROS theater! Embros is an occupied and self-managed historic theater in the centre of Athens. Since November 2011 the theater -that has been closed and inactive for many years- has been given a

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DIAVATON [transversabe]

Synopsis ‘Diavaton’ is a short film ( 35min ) for the occupy moment in Syntagma (Constitution) square in the summer of 2011.Based on participants’ interviews the film negotiates issues of space management , the organization of the open assembly, the

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DIAVATON [transversabe]

Synopsis ‘Diavaton’ is a short film ( 35min ) for the occupy moment in Syntagma (Constitution) square in the summer of 2011.Based on participants’ interviews the film negotiates issues of space management , the organization of the open assembly, the