PLoT – Thinking About Community Land Trusts

walk/workshop If you’ve had a look at my posts over the last few months you’ll know I’m currently working on a longterm social art project in partnership with artist’s Elinor Rivers and Colette Lewis, the People’s Land Trust (PLoT), in Cork city Ireland.  The art project reimagines future sustainability and urban land use by bringingContinue reading “PLoT – Thinking About Community Land Trusts”

PlacemakingX Advocate

Delighted to have been made a PlacemakingX Advocate. PlacemakingX are ‘a collective-impact network of placemaking thought leaders, public space activists, regional network leaders, and professionals from all over the world. We have diverse experiences and backgrounds but share a common purpose.’  The #placemaking movement is demonstrating how to turn the shaping of cities upside-down toContinue reading “PlacemakingX Advocate”

Awarded – Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Participation Project Award funding (2021)

I’m delighted to write that the Peoples Land Trust art project I’ve been working on in partnership with artists Colette Lewis and Elinor Rivers has been successful in its application to the Arts Council of Ireland for Arts Participation Project Award funding. The project is growing a presence in Cork city and we’re looking forwardContinue reading “Awarded – Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Participation Project Award funding (2021)”

PLoT School hosts screening of Holding Ground documentary.

Holding Ground: The Rebirth of Dudley Street This inspiring film chronicles the decade-long struggle of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) and community members of the Roxbury section of Boston to transform their neighborhood from one of vacant lots used for illegal dumping, red-lining by banks, and misguided city planning. Through retrospective interviews with communityContinue reading “PLoT School hosts screening of Holding Ground documentary.”

Self Organised Architecture

Developing People’s Land Trust project associates. The People’s Land Trust is delighted to meet Tom O’Donnell of Self Organised Architecture. SOA’s work involves research into collaborative housing models, publishing their research in a series of bite-sized zines which will be combined into a ‘Manual For Cohousing in Ireland’. They run co-housing events and seminars. SOAContinue reading “Self Organised Architecture”

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