Category Archives: Hack (y)our Borders

China-UK Street Art Link

With the support of Transnational Dialogues, curators Rachel Marsden and Andy Cooke have organised RareKind China, a showcase of the diverse visual identities of graffiti and street artists from China and the UK, who were invited to create original work that responds the international context of street art and to the 30-year history of the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA). Continue reading China-UK Street Art Link

Residência Nomádica Brasil

Entre os anos de 2015 e 2016 o programa Residência Nomádica foi ganhando forma dentro do Transnational Dialogues, e vem sendo realizado na Europa, Brasil e China. Cada residência é caracterizada por um período de investigação acompanhada por atividades artísticas e encontros organizados em parceria com organizações locais. As residências tornaram-se, neste sentido, um “espaço /transnacional temporário de cultura” aberto para a cidade, onde o trabalho de produção e pesquisa é acompanhado por um profundo envolvimento entre a comunidade local e abordagens colaborativas e de co-produção. Continue reading Residência Nomádica Brasil

Talk Urban Design and Artistic Interventions – London, 18 June 2015

Phenomena of social exclusion and marginality manifest themselves more and more in how the urban environment is built and regulated. This long tradition of architecturally engineered segregation, from the Venetian ghettos to Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, is well alive and has been growing around the world according to the particularities of the local context, albeit having its unmistakable matrix in the flows of global capital. However, clusters of resistance to the model of the alienating global city are widespread. These groups of resistance elaborate models and produce tools for taking back the city to its inhabitants and reclaiming its ownership. Continue reading Talk Urban Design and Artistic Interventions – London, 18 June 2015

Hack (y)our Borders Workshop – London, 13-14 June 2015

Want to discover how people experience & break down invisible borders across Europe? // Want to come up with ideas with people from across Europe, China and Brazil for how to bring communities together from different walks of life? // Want to learn how to make urban furniture that can be used and repurposed for people to use in exciting ways, in public spaces?

Report now available online. Project's diary constantly updated on ECF Lab "Public Space Makers".

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Call for Applications: Social Design Workshop and Residency – London, June 2015


Who: European Alternatives / Transnational Dialogues / Hack (y)our Borders are launching this open call for applications

What: We offer one full travel scholarship, which covers 100% of the costs of international return flight China-United Kingdom, visa, insurance, local transportation and accommodation.

Whom: We look for one participant from mainland China. Continue reading Call for Applications: Social Design Workshop and Residency – London, June 2015