Today Yazid Anani brought about 30 students of his students (Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture program at Birzeit University) to the former military base of Oush Grab (Beit Sahur). They will develop projects that deal with the decolonization of this site.
A preview of the project will be shown at this year’s Architecture Biennale. More info soon.
There will be a preview of Decolonizing Architecture within the project Islands + Ghettos taking place at the Heidelberger Kunstverein in Heidelberg from February to September 2008.
The stereoscopic videos by Armin Linke and Francesco Mattuzzi will be shown during the exhibition (from 06.06. to 31.08.2008) and Alessandro Petti will give a lecture about the project on the 18th of June.
Tonight ^^^Brave New Alps^^^^^ are presenting their alternative travel guide Decode Jerusalem.
Tonight at 8:00 PM Alessandro Petti is giving a lecture about Decolonizing Architecture at the Alternative Information Center. The audio of the event will be recorded and put as a podcast on the AIC website.
Tomorrow, from 4:30 to 6:00 PM, Alessandro petti will hold a lecture about Decolonizing Architecture in Beirut at Ashkal Alwan – The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts. The lecture will be part of Home Works IV: A Forum on Cultural Practices, with exhibitions, lectures, panels, dance, performances, film and video screenings, and publications (April 12 to 20, 2008). See the whole program here.
The web platform for Decolonizing Architecture is going to be ready soon.