The Funambulist presents:
A conversation centered around the issues discussed in various issues of The Funambulist which articulates a critical discourse about the politics of the designed/built environment in relation to the bodies.
Featuring Ana Naomi de Sousa, Sinthujan Varatharajah, Sarah Turnbull, Mohamed Elshahed and Léopold Lambert.
MOHAMED ELSHAHED, editor of Cairobserver, contributor to issue 1: Militarized Cities with the text “Cairo: Militarized Landscape.”
SARAH TURNBULL, criminologist, contributor to issue 4: Carceral Environments with the piece coauthored with Tings Chak “Migrant Detention: Stories from the U.K.”
SINTHUJAN VARATHARAJAH, PhD student in political geography, contributor to issue 5: Design & Racism with the text “The Keys to Return,” and issue 8: Police with the text “Racial Profiling: Between Legal Actions and State Recognition.”
ANA NAOMI DE SOUSA, documentary filmmaker and journalist, contributor to issue 10: Architecture & Colonialism with a “political walk” in London at night.
LÉOPOLD LAMBERT, architect, editor-in-chief of The Funambulist.
This event is hosted by Float PR at NT’s bar (1 Westgate Street, London Fields). RSVP on Facebook if you’d like