Resident artist at the Transitorisches Museum at Pfyn

How can a community enter a process of self-reflection and collective planning process? This was the main question behind the Pfyn Future [Perfect] workshop which was organized on September 10, 2019 by invitation from the Transitorisches Museum at Pfyn, and to zeitgarten.ch in the small community of Pfyn, Switzerland. The workshop structure The workshop was…

El espejismo en crísis

The Seminar “El Espejismo en Crísis / Explorando Futuros Alternativos para un Puerto en Transición” on August 24, was organized by Alejandro Meitin at FAU, Universidad de La Plata, Argentina. Alejandro Meitin and Nicholas Anastasopoulos form part of the Ports in Transition , an international network of researchers and activists which was born in 2016 around…

Imagining alternative futures for ports in transition: Habitat III

 “Imagining alternative futures for ports in transition” was an official Side Event of Habitat III, Quito, 17-20 October 2016. Former ports of air and water, in various parts of the world, experience uncertain states of gradual or abrupt transition. Some are being imagined as metropolitan parks, while in times of economic recession, others are facing…

An NTUA|PUCE Erasmus+ workshop

The  workshop was held in collaboration between the School of Architecture of NTUA and the university of PUCE, in Quito, capital of Ecuador. Our workshop examined alternative planning procedures and strategies around the urban fabric in theory and in practice. A strategic goal was the interaction with the city itself and the collaboration with various local…

Ephemeral social use of Św. Jana. Gdańsk

The historic church of Św. Jana in the city of Gdańsk is a gothic church which has been converted into a multi-cultural space where various activities from concerts to speeches take place. In the context of Jamm’Art two architects, Nicholas Anastasopoulos and Christopher Guest, collaborated in converting the typical unidirectional congregation seating of the nave…

Unplanned Interdependencies | Guapamacataro

An unplanned but orchestrated encounter between two groups of people: a group of artists in Residency and a group of invited visitors from the community meet up and are invited to participate in a circle of friendship. The human circle is a formation which allows for a better and more equitable understanding between members of an encounter….