2014 OPEN CALL > 2014 FESTIVAL THEMATICS AND QUESTIONS (15 entries)

  • Deutsche Bank LSE Urban Age 2012​ We start from the position that universities are overwhelmingly (though not always!) spaces where inequalities and hierarchies are systematically perpetuated. What are ...
  • Keys to the City, TINAG Research, 2008 White Supremacy and White Privilege are two fundamental facts that have been voluntarily ignored in almost all areas of globalised ...
  • Israel continues its savage assault on the civilians of Lebanon, Issandr El Amrani A number of cities in the world are currently being demolished as a ...
  • Lexicon Books, TINAG This Is Not A Gateway will bring the public and linguists together in a series of workshops to co-produce a new lexicon critical of The ...
  • The Rockerfeller Foundation 'Transforming Cities' Since the 1500’s there has been a process of people being pushed off their lands and into urban areas. Today we live on ...
  • Mohen Jo daro, Sindh, Pakistan Due to white supremacy and its dominance in academia many would believe cities evolved in 18 th century Europe. It may be ...
  • Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2011, TINAG This strand investigates the urban landscape conceived, designed and built to accommodate a property owner’s desire to create separate entrances for domestic servants ...
  • Laborers in the Al Sajaa camp chat with each other as they sit on a bed in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates in this September 4, 2010, AP Images​  ...
  • ‘Who Dares Wins’ ( Qui audet adipiscitur ) is the motto for at least nine ‘Special Forces’. Who Dares Wins propels notions of opportunism, expedience, realpolitik, advantage, high risk, even recklessness ...
  • Chip as Brain, Brain as Chip With the militarisation of the police, undercover policing, the removal of civil and human rights and detailed observation of our meta-data what ...
  • PINK: The Art Of Confidence in Critical Cities Volume 3 Since the decline of European communism twenty years ago Financial Districts have been built with rapid speed and ...
  • Tuca Vieira, São Paulo Swimming pools that overlook streets with no sewers. Endless City (2008) There is much ado about cities being unrivalled ...
  • Fair Immigration The holocausts, land and resource theft, cultural undermining by the intercontinental European empires have resulted in the majority world being destabilised and also made vulnerable to ...
  • ‘Security measures’ have become pervasive, supposedly to protect the public from threats such as ‘terrorism’ and ‘extremism’ and ‘anti-social behaviour’. These threats are defined so broadly as to encompass potentially any ...
  • Photo of 'Assemble' ‘City Making’ is without a doubt, a serious endeavour, and every serious endeavour needs the best possible opportunity and platform for self-critique and parody. This ...