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The Graffiti Sessions

Start: Dec 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM
End: Dec 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM

The Graffiti Sessions
Hosted by UCL Urban Laboratory, the Graffiti Dialogues Network at Central Saint Martins (University of the Arts London), and London’s Southbank Centre, the Graffiti Sessions will gather a wide group of experts to debate how to advance issues surrounding graffiti. We aim to identify new horizons for future city strategies on graffiti and opportunities and challenges for evolving creative practice, towards places that are both safe and sociable.

Deconstructing Demolition: Scrap and Salvage

Start: Nov 27, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Nov 27, 2014 3:00:00 PM

Deconstructing Demolition: Scrap and Salvage
Join Hilary Powell (AHRC Fellow at the Bartlett and UCL Urban Lab Steering Committee member) on a scrap and salvage demolition tour in East London. Hilary collaborates with the materials and sites of demolition in the city to create images of their transformation. Come and learn how to explore and scavenge to develop your own sustainable artistic practice.

Cities Imaginaries lecture: Amit Chaudhuri, 'The New Provinces'

Start: Oct 31, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Oct 31, 2014 8:00:00 PM

Cities Imaginaries Poster
We are pleased to be hosting the acclaimed author and academic, Amit Chaudhuri, to mark the merger of the UCL Department of English's City Centre into the Urban Lab's Cities Imaginaries programme.

The archive in the city: Reading space into written sources at Cities Methodologies 2014

Start: Oct 31, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 31, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Archive in the City
Join us for this informal discussion on 'The archive in the city: Reading space into written sources', an attempt to move beyond the study of history through its traditional preoccupation with time, and instead thinking about ways in which historians can talk about space.

Concrete Heart Land at Cities Methodologies 2014

Start: Oct 31, 2014 3:00:00 PM
End: Oct 31, 2014 4:30:00 PM

Concrete Heart Land / Cities Methodologies 2014
Join us for a screening of the film Concrete Heart Land followed by a Q&A session with the directors, Steven Ball and Rastko Novaković.

Ethnographic Conceptualism in the City at Cities Methodologies 2014

Start: Oct 31, 2014 12:00:00 PM
End: Oct 31, 2014 2:00:00 PM

Ethnographic Conceptualism
‘Ethnographic Conceptualism’ is an experimental methodological approach, which deploys conceptual art as an anthropological research tool.

100 Days of Leake Street at Cities Methodologies 2014

Start: Oct 31, 2014 10:00:00 AM
End: Oct 31, 2014 12:00:00 PM

100 Days of Leake Street
Get your hands dirty on our tour of Leake Street in Central London, known as the "training ground” for London's graffiti writers. Leake Street's spatial identity has been continually shaped by graffiti since 2008, when it became legal to paint there.

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