SITUATED ECOLOGIES is a platform for research projects and activities that relate to situated and contested ecologies, in particular when viewed through the processes of urbanisation.

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Carlos Carmonamedina, “Ayotzinapa” 2017.

Professor Erik Swyngedouw will give an ACC Special Lecture at The Cape Institute for Architecture (CIFA) on the 8 March 2017. Please join us or follow the web-cast/recording (link coming later). Read more

Bruce Baigrie and Henrik Ernstson have just published a critique of “eco-estates” in GroundUp (online magazine) based on an initial study in Nordhoek, Cape Town.   In this piece we do Read more

Visit the installation WASTELAND, in Geneva, February 21–March 11, 2017. With a focus on garbage systems in Cairo and Eschbach in Germany, this artistic research practice by Daniel Fetzner and Martin Dornberg creates sensory experiences Read more

The artistic research project WASTELAND by Daniel Fetzner and Martin Dornberg is a topological intersection of art, philosophy and media ecology in the anthropocene. It is creating sensory experiences in different aesthetic forms Read more

Urban soils, artistic practice and Rancière. Writing from Portland, Oregon, Zbigniew Grabowski and Isaac Weiss invites us to an engaged art-science practice around urban sustainability. With a focus on urban soils they explore novel coordinates of how to Read more

Henrik Ernstson is an invited keynote lecturer at the upcoming Trier Summer University on “Decolonizing Urbanism: Transformative Perspectives”, Trier University, Germany June 6-12, 2017. Deadline for application January 31, 2017. For updated information Read more

German Quimbayo Ruiz reports on efforts to develop a Situated UPE approach in Latin America. His co-authored research article in the journal Ecología Política is in Spanish, so  spread the message among our Read more

How  are values of contested urban green spaces articulated across cultural contexts such as Cape Town, New York and London? What is the relation between civics and urban designers in value articulation? A Read more