Film night at WORM

Thursday May 19 there will be a brief presentation of the collective and then a screening of short films from various Rotterdam-based sources.

20.00-22.00 at WORM Boomgaardsstraat 71, 3012 XA

Come watch the history of just a few projects from Rotterdam’s rich squatted past on the big screen, including: Emmahuis, Fietsenfabriek, Rotte Boerderij, Schieblok, Snellinckstraat/Zwaerdecroonstraat and many more!

This event is free.

The presentation will be in English, the films will be in Dutch with English subtitles.

V2 Discussion: Making Room – Cultural Production in Occupied Spaces

Book Talk and Discussion about Making Room: Cultural Production in Occupied Spaces with Alan Smart of Other Forms (part of the Squatting Europe Kollective conference 2016)

Sunday May 22, 20.00-22.00, free entry

 V2, Eendrachtsstraat 10, 3012 XL Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Making Room: Cultural Production in Occupied Spaces (edited by Alan W.Moore and Alan Smart) is an anthology of texts on art, media and aesthetic practice in the context of squatting, occupation and urban space activism. It includes pieces by activist researchers working between the academy and the movements they write about, journalistic first-person narratives by squatters, original photography, and interviews with artists, theorists and activists involved in struggles over urban space and creative production in the city.

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Seminar at Erasmus University: Squatting and migration into Europe

Regardless of whether or not attempts to manage migration will effective, there are migrants or refugees around who need some form of housing or shelter now. This involves informal solutions that directly or indirectly tie into the decades-old European tradition of urban squatting.

May 20th, 19:30, Lecture Hall Polak 0-06 (Polak Building, Campus Woudestein, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam).

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