Wasteland Sydney is happy to announce a new project: Wasteland Sydney Satellites: Wasteland Satellite Beaconsfield As mentioned earlier http://wasteland-twinning.net/blog/fenced-off/ the Wasteland in Surry Hills will be inaccessible for the next two years. In order to reflect on the fast changeing cityscape of Sydney I have nominated the first sibling wasteland to the Albion St land. The first wasteland satellite is in the tiny inner-city suburb of Beaconsfield. It is located ... more »
With the tourist season heating up there have been some crucial developments concerning the Koepi Brache. A new owner has taken the lease for the site and our adjoining studio building. This reflects the proposed developments for the remaining plots of real estate along Koepenicker Strasse which is being framed as a ‘party mile’ littered with luxury flats. As many of the apartment buildings in the surrounding area near completion ... more »
‘When the Boot’s factories were demolished the City Council were going through the land reclamation process and they found this underground reservoir of white, gooey, gloopy stuff which sparked a lot of worry that it might be dangerous. They sent some guys in chemical suits to take samples and when they got the results back it turned out that it was toothpaste…’
On my way from Bangalore to Guwahati, I stopped over in Delhi for a few days of sightseeing in India’s capital. Sabih from Asian Arts Archive was so kind to put me in touch we Delhi based artist and environmental activist Ravi Agarwal. Ravi has been doing various projects with and on urban wastelands, one of which was the ‘Yamuna-Elbe’ (www.yamuna-elbe.de) in 2011, a public art project (and sort of ... more »
Your are cordially invited to the ‘Wasteland Sydney – KL Twining Ceremony’ which is to take place on Tuesday September 11th 2012 3pm at Tanah Lapang Segitigga site at Jalan Danau Saujana, off Jalan Genting Klang, Setapak KL. Time: 3pm to 430 pm September 11th 2012. Meeting Point : New Black Coffee Lab Jalan Danu Saujana, Off Jalak Genting Klang, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur. 1. Wasteland Ambassador Lena Obergfell from Sydney ... more »
A presentation on the Wasteland Twinning Project and the upcoming Wasteland KL mapping project. 8pm Friday June 29th 2012 New Black Coffee Lab, Kuala Lumpur https://www.facebook.com/events/388646857848999/ It’s simple. Tell us about a space, a piece of land, building which is empty, vacant, left-over, laid waste – tell us what you know about it? Share with us sketches, pictures, notes what you would like or imagine it to become. How would ... more »
Yup! And we’ll be using it to live tweet the rounders tournament this Saturday. Come follow us here. We’ll be preserving all tweets and they’ll become part of the Wasteland Twinning archive.