Having crossed the Line and disembarked in Indonesia, Lars Hayer will speak about the recent Wasteland Twinning Network Forum in Berlin and share on his current trip across India and South East Asia to Australia visiting the WT Network partners and sites. At KUNCI Cultural Studies Center Yogyakarta on Friday 11th January at 4pm.
Dovetailing nicely with Lars Hayer’s Presentation in Kuala Lumpur, Alex Head will be presenting Vague Terrain a talk on the Wasteland Twinning Network first delivered in Poland, 2012 with Will Foster. It will be held at 365 space in Bermondsey, London, Monday 7th January. All welcome. Venue address: 395 Southwark Park Rd SE16 2JH Beginning at 6pm
‘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…’
Here in Nottingham we’ve got lots planned for the first quarter of 2013, including a series of public discussions at Nottingham Contemporary and a ‘residency’ in Sneinton Library (close to The Island wasteland site). Talk at University of Nottingham Our first event of the year is a talk I’m giving at the Centre of the Study of Social and Global Justice’s seminar series on Monday 21st January. Entitled ‘The Eastside Island: ... more »
Tin Sheds Gallery Sydney, Australia Lena Obergfell from the Wasteland Twinning Network Sydney will be presenting at the Third Landscape Forum. Concurrently to The Third Landscape exhibition (October 18 – November 17) at Tin Sheds Gallery, a public program will encourage participatory discussion around industrial heritage, urban planning and sustainability. This will be an opportunity for the audience to engage with local problems and discuss future directions and opportunities. Taking ... more »
Discussion on art, regeneration, gentrification, land use and temporary usership in Nottingham. The debate will be led by writer, musician, film maker and contributing editor to Mute Magazine Benedict Seymour. Contributing participants include researchers from Wasteland Twinning Nottingham; designer, historian and lecturer Chris Matthews; developer and lecturer Nick Ebbs; journalist and writer Owen Hatherley; blogger, planner and urban designer Adrian Jones and cultural geographer Alex Vasudevan.
An exploration of urban wastelands and networked transdisciplinary practice The Forum brings together the international project partners of the Wasteland Twinning Network from Europe, Asia and Australia.
Hosted at the Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, the Forum features presentations, guest speakers, critical debates, Twinning Ceremonies, wasteland interventions and workshops.
Visit Forum website at http://wasteland-twinning.net/forum
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 »