Category Archives: Enclosure

Planning the dispossession of centrality | Talk at the AA

I’ll be giving a talk at the AA School of Architecture next week (March 1st, 6:30PM, more info here), in the context of the PhD programme coordinated by Maria S. Giudici and Pier Vittorio Aureli. As I mentioned in a … Continue reading

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Dispossession and territory at the AA School of Architecture

Next week I will be at the AA School of Architecture to discuss the work of students of Diploma 14, the unit led by Pier Vittorio Aureli and Maria Shéhérazade Giudici. I was astonished to discover the subject they chose … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the Commons | Critical art and translocality

Next week I will join a number of artists, activists and scholars at Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst to participate in the symposium ‘How critique becomes translocal – Reclaiming the commons’. Here is the presentation of the event: In … Continue reading

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Common goods | Interview with Ugo Mattei

An interview with Ugo Mattei (in Italian) about his book Beni Comuni: Un Manifesto (Laterza, 2012; Spanish translation by Trotta, 2013) and the struggles against water privatization in Italy. He has also published material on this topic in English, e.g. … Continue reading

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A prelude to urban renewal | Martin Wagner against the commons

I have been away from the blog for a little while—this time, in addition to the usual excuses of work overload, due to the paperwork and related administrative hustle and bustle for an upcoming visit to Harvard Graduate School of … Continue reading

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¿Diseñar los comunes urbanos?

Un interesante encuentro reunió hace poco a Atelier d’architecture autogérée, Assembly SE8 y Public Works en LSE con motivo del concurso ‘Designing the urban commons’. Tanto el coloquio como el concurso fueron organizados por Theatrum Mundi. Pueden encontrar el audio … Continue reading

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New article in Antipode | ‘Capitalist formations of enclosure: space and the extinction of the commons’

My latest article, ‘Capitalist formations of enclosure: space and the extinction of the commons’, is now available online at the early view webpage of Antipode. This was a great opportunity to sum up some of my recent explorations of the … Continue reading

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