Urban Knights

Urban Knights

Tuesday  29.05.2014, 19:00

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Urban Knights is a programme of events, which provokes and promotes practical approaches to urban change. The programme brings together people who are actively creating alternatives, which reflect or produce disruptions to our given city infrastructures, norms and perceptions.

The April edition will focus on themes relating to home, displacement, relocation, community activism and empowerment.

Michelle Teran [CA/DE]
Canadian born artist, living and working in Berlin discusses the processes and interdisciplinary understandings which emerge from collaborative research into the current eviction crisis and right to housing movement in Spain

Rosario Talevi [AR/DE]
Architect who presents a selection of case studies from Berlin, which illustrate how community lead groups can give rise to ‘informal urbanism’ which is challenging how we manage and implement new urban developments within our city

G Beaudin [US/DE]
Actor, director and producer discusses his current project WALK! an autobiographical documentary and investigation, which takes his indigenous Cherokee family history as a starting point to discuss wider issues of forced relocation, heritage and identity

Urban Knights is curated and moderated by Teresa Dillon. The programme is produced in partnership with Transmediale, Denkerei, LEAP & Studio Weise7, Berlin & Science Gallery, Dublin with support from Dublin City Council.

For April and May, 2014 Urban Knights will be taking place at LEAP.

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