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  • What to do in the event of a wreck. Right to the City Lab Notes

    29/06/2020

    What to do in the event of a wreck. Right to the City Lab Notes

    The Spanish group underwent a drastic change with the arrival of the pandemic. Their aim was to mapping of the labor precariousness in the tourist sector hits an iceberg and we are about to collapse, but suddenly they found themselves shut away in a city without tourists. In this post, it is explained how they collectively addressed a change of direction in their project.

  • The project reacts

    06/06/2020

    The project reacts

    Although the virus has penetrated to different extents, all partners are working from home and continuing to work away from their offices. As well as practical difficulties, there are conceptual ones too: post-COVID, right to the city issues aren’t quite the same.

  • After the Pandemic We Went for Doughnuts: Amsterdam Knows How to Eat Through the Crisis

    12/05/2020

    After the Pandemic We Went for Doughnuts: Amsterdam Knows How to Eat Through the Crisis

    The Dutch did it again, they went ahead the rest of us. Four centuries ago they were one of the first nations in Europe to opt for capitalism when facing the General Crisis. Nowadays, when we all keep wondering whether the coronavirus and a recession that follows in its footsteps spell the apocalypse, the Dutch capital looks forward to the future: ready to abandon well-trodden paths and well-known narratives of perpetual economic growth and try out a new strategy of sustainable eco-growth, i.e. doughnut economics.

  • This Could Be the Space - Kurziv's Hackcamp in Zagreb

    03/04/2020

    This Could Be the Space - Kurziv's Hackcamp in Zagreb

    Recognizing the importance of citizen participation in creating a social fabric that brings cities back into their own hands, Kurziv’s hackcamp This Could Be the Space focused on reimagining the city and the processes of collective decision-making in their future development.

  • "Marseille still exists" - Hackcamp by Les Têtes de l'Art

    02/04/2020

    "Marseille still exists" - Hackcamp by Les Têtes de l'Art

    During 3 days, 70 young people, local media and specialist of the Right to the city as Alain Barlatier, anthropologists of the blog "After the "collapse" or the "Museum Street" operation, architects and artists have been exchanging point of view, experiences and ideas around one purpose: generate proposals for actions that could change their right to the city.

  • Climate and the City: Warsaw Hackcamp Experience

    02/04/2020

    Climate and the City: Warsaw Hackcamp Experience

    Climate change has a global dimension, and therefore countering its effects should also take the shape of an effort at the planet-wide level. Does this mean, however, that right to the city activists should remain passive regarding climate issues? Urban activists cannot imagine not taking a fight on such an important matter that would significantly affect the future of us all.

  • Hackcamp in Botkyrka by Fanzingo

    23/03/2020

    Hackcamp in Botkyrka by Fanzingo

    Fanzingo chose to have the Hackcamp together with 20 young people from Botkyrka during their culture summer job given to them by the municipality. It usually means that we make a magazine from scratch and about four films during the three weeks they are with us at Fanzingo. This time we made “Right to the city” the theme of the whole period and incorporated the Hack Camp into the process, the development, production and presentation of the works the youth created.

  • Hackcamp «The city is ours» in Seville, by ZEMOS98

    22/03/2020

    Hackcamp «The city is ours» in Seville, by ZEMOS98

    In October 2019 our partners ZEMOS98 organized “The city is ours”, a meeting held in Seville with thirty local, national and international participants working the city in areas related to memory, identity, folklore and tourism from artistic, audiovisual, journalistic, statistical and academic fields.

  • Welcome to Mediactivism.eu

    13/03/2020

    Welcome to Mediactivism.eu

    The movements for the right to the city are flourishing in different cities of the world as a response to the life conditions imposed by neoliberal politics. Civil society is organising to claim for politics about housing, struggling against those who privatize territories and worsen the living conditions of citizens. Added to that, most of the local councils are failing at their attempts to implement public policies to protect public space and material and immaterial heritage of the cities.