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Free Home University: Experimenting with Learning

by Musagetes A project of Loop House (Lecce, IT) and Musagetes, curated by Alissa Firth-Eagland, Luigi Negro, and Alessandra Pomarico, Free Home University (FHU) is a pedagogical experiment grounded in experiencing life and creativity in common. FHU is a response to the need to generate new ways of sharing and creating knowledge. Created in collaboration with a...
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Nunavut in Venice

by cheyanne turions Fifteen years ago now, the territory of Nunavut was formed, the result of an arduous land claims negotiation that stands as a laudable attempt to reckon the practice of settler colonialism with the reality of Aboriginal title. The expanse of Nunavut—nearly two million square kilometres—is now under Indigenous rule while maintaining federation...
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Manifesta 10

by cheyanne turions This June, the 10th edition of the Manifesta Biennale opened in St. Petersburg, Russia. Since its beginning, the Biennale has been itinerant, typically unfolding in peripheral European cities or contested regions. Prioritizing processes of research as a tool for embedding the event in specific local contexts, the concept of each edition reflects upon...
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Touch, Material, Change: A Week in Alberta

By Alissa Firth-Eagland   "The neglect of touch, smell, and taste (and to some extent, hearing) in visual culture descends particularly, of course, from art history, and generally, from the tendency to dismiss the proximal senses as inferior that underpins Western thought. To include sense experience in our cultural analysis, we need to revisit the...
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From our Blog

Voices of New Economies: Sean Geobey

This blog is part of the 'Voices of New Economies' series within Cities for People - an experiment in advancing the movement toward urban resilience and livability through connecting innovation networks. This Voices series is collectively curated by One Earth and The Canadian CED Network. We are launching Voices of New Economies as part of New...
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Voices of New Economies: Marianne Jurzyniec

This blog is part of the 'Voices of New Economies' series within Cities for People - an experiment in advancing the movement toward urban resilience and livability through connecting innovation networks. This Voices series is collectively curated by One Earth and The Canadian CED Network. We are launching Voices of New Economies as part of...
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Voices of New Economies: Lucy Gao

This blog is part of the 'Voices of New Economies' series within Cities for People - an experiment in advancing the movement toward urban resilience and livability through connecting innovation networks. This Voices series is collectively curated by One Earth and The Canadian CED Network. We are launching Voices of New Economies as part of...
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SIRC webinar #2: The 100in1Day movement and Active Citizenship

100in1Day has been dubbed many things, from the heart of active citizenship to the prototyping of the co-created city. The global, citizen-led movement was born in Bogota, Colombia in 2012. The one-day event featuring 100+ interventions from citizens all over the city has since spread to 14 cities across four continents. The movement, which empowers individuals...
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Articles from SPACING

Aquaponics: urban growers gaining ground

A generator resting on wood planks sits shut off in a corner and large metal racks line otherwise bare walls at Aqua Greens’ warehouse during a recent visit. Yet in just a couple months’ time, co-owners Pablo Alvarez and Craig Petten hope the place will be green with fresh heads of bib lettuce, arugula, basil, […]

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Why cycling advocacy matters, and how you can help

Most cities in North America are making some effort to fit bikes in, but given the huge interest in transportation cycling, and the mobility needs of increasingly large populations, they’re not doing it nearly fast enough. Which is why your trusty local cycling advocates and political champions are so important. Every inch of bicycle facilities […]

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Moving Millennials: the future of mobility in the dispersed city

As I wrote in Part One of this series, Millennials are currently playing a significant role in how cities adapt to moving large numbers of citizens efficiently. Urban and transit planners are working quickly to respond to the growing need for more diverse transportation options in city centres, creating more complete public transit networks, bicycle […]

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Moving Millennials: how a generation is changing mobility

In the past decade, a term has been tossed around to describe a generation who began coming of age in the early 2000s. Called the “Millennials”, this group is comprised of those born between 1981 and 1999, many of which grew up in the age of technology, with little or no memory of a time […]

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