I stumbled across this project by a group of Amsterdam University-based students of new media who are putting together videos and Henri Lefebvre’s remarks on rhythmanalysis.
They write that:
“Our videos employ main themes of Lefebvre’s book such as rhythm and capitalism, critique of everyday life, rhythm, sound and the city, flows of capital and flows of crowds etc. The videos are not meant to illustrate the book but rather to engage into the theory of Lefebvre in depth through practice, through observation and art. Moreover, the blog contains several additional readings to the topic and other activist/artist projects based on the same themes.”
The site is here:
Conference in Madrid on October 23, 2012: City, Crisis and Resistance: Dialogues between Activism and Science
International conference on Grassroots in the City: Urban Movements and Activism in Central and Eastern Europe
Conference venue: Södertörn University, southern Stockholm, Sweden
Dates: 24-25 May 2013
The conference seeks to gather researchers working in the field of social movements and civic activism in the urban environment of Central and Eastern Europe. The aim is to discuss the prerequisites for, and forms of, collective action in cities in this social context.
Theme and rational
Why a focus on collective action in cities? Conflicts in the city are illustrative not only of Continue reading