[Som La Marina] Presentació : Som La Marina
[Som La Marina] Presentació : Som La Marina 26 March, 2017 sarok

Després de sis mesos de debat, formació i treball, el grup de veïns i veïnes presentarà els primers vídeos resultants del projecte. Lloc: Sala [...]

MapLab #3 – Connecting Layers
MapLab #3 – Connecting Layers 15 March, 2017 lorenzo

Friday March 24 at 2 pm will take place the MapLab #3 “Connecting Layers” (postponed from March 3): We invited the social designers Jan [...]

Strategies for Change
Strategies for Change 15 March, 2017 lorenzo

How can we employ artistic practice to foster urban transformation and social empowerment? What languages can be used to involve marginalised social [...]

[Som La Marina?] Activitats Març 2017
[Som La Marina?] Activitats Març 2017 5 March, 2017 sarok

Durant el mes de març seguirem gravant les entrevistes que tenim planificades. Aprofitarem també per gravar ‘plans-recurs’ dels llocs [...]

[Som La Marina?] Llums! Càmera! Acció!
[Som La Marina?] Llums! Càmera! Acció! 5 March, 2017 sarok

Durant el mes de febrer s’ha engegat el rodatge. Hem sortit al carrer a entrevistar i a gravar els protagonistes que havíem seleccionat. Eren [...]

Prinzessinnengarten – meeting Marco Clausen and Andreas Unteidig
Prinzessinnengarten – meeting Marco Clausen and Andreas Unteidig 24 February, 2017 lorenzo

On Wednesday February 15 the third public conversation of the Switch On Mehringplatz program took place. The theme in discussion [...]

Business modelling for city makers
Business modelling for city makers 20 February, 2017 Maarten Desmet

Again, we didn’t buy the building, but we discovered that citizens have not only the appetite to develop buildings and sites – and in that way [...]

[Elephant Path]: Method ø state of affairs
[Elephant Path]: Method ø state of affairs 13 February, 2017 jim

While we are working on a third portable version of the Game, a tool to identify skills and competences in a particular area, a quick update on what [...]

[Elephant Path]: improve the method
[Elephant Path]: improve the method 10 February, 2017 jim

 Thursday 9 February the Elephant Path crew tested a second version of “the game”,  a tool that allows participants to identify the [...]

[Som La Marina?] Activitats Febrer 2017
[Som La Marina?] Activitats Febrer 2017 5 February, 2017 sarok

Durant el mes de febrer realitzarem les gravacions dels vídeos, sortirem al carrer per parlar amb els veïns i escoltar les seves històries. [...]

[Som La Marina?] Planificant les gravacions
[Som La Marina?] Planificant les gravacions 5 February, 2017 sarok

En les últimes quatre sessions hem acabat de concretar en detall els vídeos que volem gravar durant el mes de febrer.  Ens endinsarem en les [...]

ACTIVATING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE
ACTIVATING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE 1 February, 2017 lorenzo

The third public conversation of the Switch On Mehrinplatz program involves the activists of Prinzessinenngarten and the Nachbarschaftsakademie, [...]

Trace a new Elephant Path with us!
Trace a new Elephant Path with us! 11 January, 2017 jim

Somers Town is changing, new businesses are moving in. How can a connection between locals and companies benefit both ? We will offer these firms a [...]

[Som La Marina] Activitats gener 2017
[Som La Marina] Activitats gener 2017 5 January, 2017 sarok

Les sessions del mes de gener estaran enfocades a la preparació del grup per a la posada en marxa de les gravacions. Entre tots definirem els [...]

[Som La Marina?] Definició i tancament del guió
[Som La Marina?] Definició i tancament del guió 5 January, 2017 sarok

Durant el mes de desembre teníem l’objectiu clar que durant les trobades havíem de definir col·lectivament quines serien les històries a [...]

January – New mapping and storytelling labs
January – New mapping and storytelling labs 5 January, 2017 lorenzo

The activities of Switch On Mehringplatz – Berlin restart in 2017 with the a new round of laboratories about mapping and storytelling. MapLab [...]

We didn’t buy the building, but…
We didn’t buy the building, but… 20 December, 2016 Maarten Desmet

In October we reported on our attempt to collectively buy the police tower of Antwerp. Together with hundreds of citizens we made renovation plans, [...]

[Som La Marina?] Rutes, memòria i territori
[Som La Marina?] Rutes, memòria i territori 12 December, 2016 sarok

Vam començar el mes de novembre fent una ruta pel barri de La Marina, amb els participants a la formació com a guies. Inicialment varen triar [...]

[Som La Marina?] Activitats Desembre
[Som La Marina?] Activitats Desembre 12 December, 2016 sarok

El mes de desembre serà la recta final de la primera part de la formació. Tancarem els guions i planificarem el treball del trimestre vinent. El [...]

URLab #2 – Platform City
URLab #2 – Platform City 4 December, 2016 lorenzo

The second Mehringplatz Urban Reconnaissance Laboratory takes place in the framework of the Platform Coops event. We will employ two exercises, [...]

Commons in Practice – Silke Helfrich
Commons in Practice – Silke Helfrich 3 December, 2016 lorenzo

Commons in practice. The presentation of Silke Helfrich introduced the first theme of the Switch On Mehringplatz program. Recorded at Supermarkt [...]

MapLab 1- The Map as a Commons
MapLab 1- The Map as a Commons 1 December, 2016 lorenzo

Saturday November 19th has taken place the first Mapping laboratory Mehringplatz Anknipsen. The scope of the meeting was to identify collaborative [...]

MapLab Mehringplatz
MapLab Mehringplatz 4 November, 2016 Euler Project

Training module on collaborative mapping Maps provide the capacity to visualise, analyse and design strategies to transform social relations with and [...]

[Som La Marina?] Vivències, mirades i futur
[Som La Marina?] Vivències, mirades i futur 26 October, 2016 sarok

Durant tot aquest mes d’octubre ens vam trobar veïns, veïnes i entitats del barri, una vegada a la setmana, per anar avançant i configurant el [...]

[Som La Marina?] Activitats Novembre
[Som La Marina?] Activitats Novembre 26 October, 2016 sarok

Ara al novembre començarem una nova dinámica a les sessions amb la participació de projectes externs al barri. Col·lectius que vindran d’altres [...]

URLab – Urban Reconnaissance Laboratory
URLab – Urban Reconnaissance Laboratory 25 October, 2016 lorenzo

This module proposes an assessment methodology to comprehend the complexity of factors determining local identities and economies and to prepare [...]

URlab #1 – City of Commons
URlab #1 – City of Commons 25 October, 2016 lorenzo

The first Urban Reconnaissance laboratory on Mehringplatz will explore the perspective of the city as a common good. “The city is a commonwealth, a [...]

Comença “Som La Marina?”
Comença “Som La Marina?” 19 October, 2016 sarok

El centre cívic Casa del Rellotge segueix desenvolupant el seu projecte de divulgació de la memòria històrica dels barris de La Marina. Ara fa [...]

Let’s buy this building together
Let’s buy this building together 18 October, 2016 Maarten Desmet

Our participation last year in the attempt to collectively buy one of the tallest towers in the city of Antwerp; ‘Den Oudaan’ or the city’s [...]

Solidarity Curriculum
Solidarity Curriculum 27 September, 2016 lorenzo

In the traditional education system and training for employment the focus is on the individual curriculum as a tool for competing in the job market. [...]