The Space and Place Project: 7th Global Meeting
September 1 @ 8:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm| £295
Space and place affect the very way in which we experience, understand, navigate and recreate the world. Wars are fought over both real and imagined spaces; boundaries are erected against marginalised individuals, groups and populations, constructing a lived landscape of inclusion and exclusion. Space and place are also the focus of the creation and contestation of uncontainable mobilities — be they human, identities, cultures, meanings, information, finances and objects — that are causing geographies to shift and change. Moreover, the existence of space and place are (is?) irrevocably intertwined with, and created by, technologies, communication and culture, knowledge, politics, economics, power and lived experience. Understanding spatial relationships and the tensions and dynamics that inform them enables us to gain important insights into the processes that configure the spaces and places that we move through, inhabit and live in, as well as the nature of our existence.
Now in its seventh year, Space and Place: Exploring Critical Issues is an established annual interdisciplinary conference project that encourages critical and collegial dialogue. Recognising that different disciplines and practices express themselves through different modes, media and formats we strongly encourage the submission of proposals from creative practitioners — artists, architects, writers, photographers, painters, film-makers, performers, urban planners — as well as people from related professions, industries and activities and alternative forms of performance. Critical accounts and descriptions of problem-solving activities from ongoing projects that function to alter the nature space and place as well as from projects that are in development are also most welcome. We also strongly encourage traditional papers, panels and workshop proposals.
For further details, please visit the project website: