The community land trust, Stadtbodenstiftung, in Berlin on turning land into commons
with Andre Sacharow
By getting hold of the land through the CLT model, city dwellers can make sure that local initiatives do not get gentrified out due to spiking rental costs.
Unceded territory and the lawspace of the settler colonial state
– Seraphine Appel
The iconic fountain at the entrance to the parliament building in Victoria, British Columbia (BC), Canada bleeds red. Since January 2020, an Indige…
Al-Manshiyya: Bordering and spatializations of difference on the vanishing Palestinian coastline
– Taylor Kathryn Miller
Walking north along the Homat HaYam Promenade in Jaffa, the entire Tel Aviv skyline comes into view with Mediterranean waves crashing against the o…
Value in the empty city: Findings from New Zealand’s Urban Dream Brokerage
– Sophie C. R. Jerram
The Urban Dream Brokerage (UBD) ran as a platform in New Zealand, liaising between creative producers and private property owners, to place community and arts projects in vacant city sites.
A walk from Vesuvius to Pompeii
– Klemens Czurda and Lucija Matić
It is a five-hour hike from the peak of Mount Vesuvius to the Roman ruins of Pompeii, following the flow of the lava that burned its way to the anc…
Sold (– A Letter from Ahmedabad)
– Vidisha Barwal
And here I am, amidst the puffs
Of smoke, flying dust.
For the future’s lure,
My breath is sold.
Two Souls at Sarkhej
– Tejashrii Shankarraman
As I follow my shadow towards her,
I feel the cool stone beneath my feet.
Light creeps in through her traceries
And her presence dawns on me.
Turning into guirilandia: Experiencing gentrification in Valencia, Spain
– Jonna Tolonen
It is the sixth consecutive day that I am photographing here. After so many long hours of shooting, the neighbourhood finally starts to feel famili…
Rooftop of the Total Palace
– Sonja Jankov
Total palaces were built all over socialist countries mostly during the 1980s, although examples can be found in prior decades. Originating from sp…