Athens

Upside down Athens

Open Democracy. For a split second the setting – in which the action unfolding before my eyes – feels entirely unfamiliar. There I am, standing in the middle of one of the busiest streets surrounding Victoria square, an area that I would ...

Transcapes.net goes live

Our research project, Transcapes, has now launched. In the following months, our collective (Anna Papoutsi, Yannis Christodoulou, Joe Painter, Evie Papada, myself – and possibly more!) will be exploring how the transient populations arriving in ...

Crisis-scapes suspended

CITY 18:4-5, 498-501 What may a major global financial crisis actually look like? How may it feel, what kind of form and shape may it take in the mundane and in the common, in the spaces of our everyday coexistence? These questions had been tormenting the ...

Metronome – the video

Metronome. from Ross Domoney on Vimeo. Metronome is the first short video in Mass Transient, a research strand of the project The City at a Time of Crisis, which can be viewed here www.crisis-scape.net. Mass Transient is an ethnographic study of spaces of ...

Still?

I want to begin, and I even want to title my intervention today with a single word. The word is still—and for my intervention title I will add a question-mark next to it, for reasons that I will explain in a second. Those of you acquainted with Paul ...