Collective landscape futures

During March, the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism programmes at University of Greenwich are organising a series of events to explore future landscape and urban practice. COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE FUTURES will be three roundtable conversations – with students, graduates, tutors, and guests – discussing prevailing challenges in the design of landscapes and cities and how our collective voices can inform future programmes and practices. We are delighted … Continue reading Collective landscape futures

Call for proposals: Project Anywhere

Submission deadline: September 1, 2021 http://www.projectanywhere.netInstagram / Twitter / Facebook Project Anywhere is an innovative global exhibition program specifically designed to promote art at the outermost limits of location-specificity. Using a blind peer review model to replace the role of curator, Project Anywhere provides artists and artistic researchers working outside traditional exhibition systems with peer-validation, community support, and global dissemination of their work. Extending upon our core global exhibition program, … Continue reading Call for proposals: Project Anywhere

Landscape Citizenships

Landscape Citizenships, edited by Tim Waterman, Jane Wolff, and Ed Wall, is to be published by Routledge in June 2021. The edited book has been developed from the Landscape Citizenships symposium, a collaboration between University of Greenwich, University of Toronto, UCL, and NMBU Centre for Landscape Democracy, funded by the Landscape Research Group and University of Greenwich. Landscape Citizenships, featuring work by academics from North … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships

Saturday Sojourns – India – LEAF curates a series of seminars

LEAF (Landscape Environment Advancement Foundation) is curating a series of webinars – Saturday Sojourns – Modern Landscape Architecture India. It is a step towards creating avenues in India that allow designers to engage in conversations with one-another; conversations that pertain to an evolution of ethics, processes, and pursuits, and in so doing – mapping trajectories that the design profession may take moving forward.The Seminars begin on the 13th … Continue reading Saturday Sojourns – India – LEAF curates a series of seminars

Reciprocal Landscapes – Jane Hutton lecture – Monday 15 February, 1pm

Register here The question of LAND. What do climate emergencies, Covid-19 & racism have in common? The crises we are living through are interconnected, the prevalent political/economic models and dominant western mentalities have been shaping the planet and the relations between humans and nature for hundreds of years. They are at the root of the worlds crises and have fuelled a model of planetary urbanisation … Continue reading Reciprocal Landscapes – Jane Hutton lecture – Monday 15 February, 1pm

5pm today – Shannon Mattern gives Urban Ecologies lecture

Places joins the Urban Ecologies: City Sensing Beyond the Human project at ROM for Art and Architecture in Oslo to co-sponsor a lecture by Shannon Mattern on Thursday 4 February. In her lecture, “How to Map Nothing: Geographies of Suspension,” Mattern will explore the urban infrastructural ecologies of pandemic retreat. The event will take place at 5pm (UK time) and is free and open to all. Registration is required to … Continue reading 5pm today – Shannon Mattern gives Urban Ecologies lecture

Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom

Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom: The African diaspora and the American built environmentHarvard Graduate School of Design, November 5-7, 2021 Histories of the Atlantic world have focused both on the adaptation of ideas from the Old Continent to the new and on the material and cultural exchanges occurring throughout the centuries. To complement this scholarship, studies have been conducted on the slave trade between … Continue reading Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom

Monsoonal Multiplicities

A Programme of Events by Monsoon Assemblages from March 04 – March 29, 2021 About this Event In March 2021, the European Research Council funded project, Monsoon Assemblages will host a programme of online events and an artists’ residency in London. The programme will coincide with the opening of the online exhibition Monsoonal Multiplicities, a platform that presents the project’s five-year long research engagement with … Continue reading Monsoonal Multiplicities

To Green Or Not To Green: Four stories of urban (in)justice in Barcelona

To Green or Not To Green, produced by Alberto Bougleux, promoted by Ana Cañizares, and coordinated by the BCNUEJ lab, shares the tales of 4 working-class neighborhood struggles for environmental justice through the city. Those either feature gentrifying green spaces in post-industrial and tourism-driven neighborhoods OR neighborhoods not being greened at all despite long-time community demands. The city responses to neighborhood organization is now shaping opportunities … Continue reading To Green Or Not To Green: Four stories of urban (in)justice in Barcelona

Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory

Check out Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory, an online series of film programs and discussions on e-flux Video & Film: https://www.e-flux.com/video/series/343049/ecology-after-nature/ With films by David Kelley and Patty Chang; Daniel Mann and Eitan Efrat; Sasha Litvintseva and Graeme Arnfield; Jorge Jácome; Beatriz Santiago Muñoz; Sasha Litvintseva and Daniel Mann; Emilija Škarnulytė; Susana de Sousa Dias; Su Yu Hsin; Nguyễn Trinh Thi; The Otolith Group; Toby Lee, Ernst Karel, and Pawel Wojtasik; Malena Szlam; Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva; Zlatko Ćosić; Misho Antadze; Ivar Veermäe; Dinh Q. Lê; Tomonari Nishikawa; Thirza Cuthand; and Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė; and discussions with T.J. Demos, Heather … Continue reading Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory