The 19th piece in the Polity of Literature series tells the story of one neighbourhood’s effort to make its own reading room when the local library branch closed.
The guidelines of the prompt were very simple. Stories had to be set in a city in the distant future (i.e. in or near the year 2099), be 1,000 words
[roundtable_menu] [contributor]Arquitectura Expandida[excerpt]Ideally, we seek a collective relationship between institution, artist, and community, with the relationship understood as the confirmation of a provisional organizational structure based on dialogue and a
[roundtable_menu][contributor]Kira Simon-Kennedy[excerpt]Independent art spaces and cafes that wouldn’t be out of place in Copenhagen or Tokyo popped up in Beijing’s dusty gray hutong alleyways.[/excerpt][/contributor] [contributor]Azu Nwagbogu[excerpt]Africa has been historically expropriated;
Who would be a good queer citizen? Imagining a city, otherwise, through queer performance.
Michael Hardt in conversation with Jean-François Prost and Marie-Pier Boucher JFP (Jean-François Prost): The Heteropolis project specifically addresses the following paradox: as cities become increasingly heterogeneous, certain districts, or ghettos,