Covid surfaces. Public walls in lockdown London (2)

Soho / Chinatown It was eerie yet energising to see my favourite part of town all boarded up. There is a hopeful paradox in this state of suspension, as the activity behind the boards has ceased, yet the street is hammered at and activated with intense works, the kind of which I have never seen …

Mended Matter and Layered Politics: Talk at Nuart Aberdeen 2019

I am taking part in the Nuart festival of public art in Aberdeen between 18-21 April 2019. My talk is part of the Nuart Plus series that complements the artworks produced during the festival. The title is "Mended Matter and Layered Politics – The Challenges of Researching Urban Surfaces" - and the content will cover …