As part of Assembles 'Folly for a flyover'
project the Wick
Curiosity Shop was invited down to open it's doors to the
public in Hackney Wick, under the fkyover on the Eastway.
The shop becoming an interactive 'Wick Tourist Information' point
at the mobile porch, inviting people to learn a little more about
what makes the Wick the Wick! A guide called ON foot was created by
Polly Brannan from the shop with illustrations of the Wick and it's
many hero's by UAE based illustrator Khlaid Mezaina, it was given
to onlookers to guide themselves around the Wick with a map and a
badge! 'Tourists' contributed ideas, stories and their observations
from the ON foot guide to the ever growing Wick Curiosity Shop's
archive they were also encouraged to have their picture taken next
to one of the large Wick landscapes created by Khalid as a postcard
and piece of Wick memorabilia to to take home with them. The shop's
archive was on display through out the day.
On invitation by Rochus Hinkel and Helene Frichot, we're invited
to a round table to dicuss relational participation. It's part of a
three day programme and on the 8th the schedule is following
1.30 to 5.00 pm a the Architecture Design Innovation
Program (ADIP) at the TU Berlin, Strasse des 17. Juni.
"relationship between people and places (narrative)"
London and Hoefen
Architecture Design Innovation Program (ADIP), Technical University
and Thomas Arnold
workspheres / Oxford Brooks
Doina Petrescu and Constatin Petcou
atelier architecture autogérée (aaa) Paris / University of
Architecture Research (AR)
Institute for Transmedia Design,
University of the Arts (UDK) Berlin
ISPARA - Institut für Strategien partizipativer
Architektur und räumlicher
Rochus Urban Hinkel, Urban Interior
Hélène Frichot, Architecture + Philosophy
School of Architecture and Design and
Design Research Institute