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Queering Maps – Roundtable Discussion

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, 08 May 2019

Colour map of the world

A roundtable discussion on how we can communicate knowledge of LGBTQ+ spaces.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All

Availability

Yes

Cost

Free

Organiser

Ben Campkin

Location

G.12
The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment
22 Gordon Street
London
WC1H 0QB
United Kingdom

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About

How are maps being used to generate knowledge about queer histories and spaces in different contexts? Is it possible to queer the map? What are the practices that might allow this to happen?

This roundtable brings together researchers, artists, and activists who are using maps to generate and communicate knowledge about historical and contemporary spaces identified with LGBTQ+ individuals and communities.

Co-organised by Ben Campkin and Claire Tunnacliffe, this event coincides with the Whitechapel Gallery’s exhibition Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today, which features research and archives from Urban Laboratory researchers Ben Campkin, Lo Marshall, Sebastian Buser and Chris Storey.

There will be short presentations from invited speakers followed by discussion and Q&A.


Speakers

  • (Chair) Claire Tunnacliffe, UCL The Bartlett School of Architecture
  • Justin Bengry, Pride of Place (UK)
  • Ben Campkin, UCL Urban Laboratory
  • Carla Ecola, The Outside Project
  • Lucca Ferrarese, The Bartlett School of Architecture
  • Evan Ifekoya, Artist
  • Lucas LaRochelle, Queering the Map
  • Lo Marshall, UCL Urban Laboratory
  • Rebecca Ross, UCL Urban Laboratory
  • Chris Storey, UCL Urban Laboratory

Access

All our event spaces are accessible. For any additional support or information, please email or call 020 3108 7337.