SITUATED ECOLOGIES gathers art, design and research collaborations to contest and democratise ecologies.

All posts tagged SUPE—Situated Urban Political Ecologies

Kathleen Stokes reflects on waste management and political ecology in Cape Town. Kathleen is a PhD student in Human Geography at the University of Manchester with a research focuses on community 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

The participants in the seminar Democratic Practices of Unequal Geographies at ACC, UCT, Cape Town, 4-8 July 2016.

Report back: The Aesthetical and the Political of Unequal Geographies By Wangui Kimari Seventeen of us gathered for the second offering of the ACC PhD seminar on Democratic Practices at Read more

Martín Ávila from Konstfack in Stockholm is visiting the leading Semiotics Department at the University of Tartu in Estonia on the 2nd of September 2016. Supported by funds from Henrik Ernstson’s Read more

Photo by Alicia Nijda, Wikimedia Commons

A new publication from our Situated UPE Collective was just published in Regional Studies by Mary Lawhon, Jonathan Silver, Henrik Ernstson and Joseph Pierce. It continues our contribution to Urban Political Read more

Check out a 5 minute ‘teaser’ of the film “1 Table 2 Elephants” that we are finalising in 2017. Filmed in Cape Town in 2015, it deals with ways of knowing urban Read more