#16 POWERS OF EXCURSIONS
Imagining new spaces for an urban society through artistic guided tours
Why the talk is inspiring?
By 2050 66% of the world’s population will be living in urban areas. Today’s urban, individualised, post-industrial societies call for new habitats. The artistic guided tours presented within B_Tour utilise minimal devices, and the cheapest, most accessible and effective resource we have to rethink the spaces we inhabit: the imagination. The tours consider key principles of sustainability and the role of contemporary art including ecology, social justice, non-violence and grassroots democracy.
The talk is held on 22 October, Thursday, 8.00 p.m. at the National Art Gallery (NDG), Konstitucijos av. 22, Vilnius.
Entrance is free of charge.
Yael Sherill, Christin Prätor
How the speaker is exceptional?
Yael was born in Tel-Aviv, Israel, and studied in the Interdisciplinary Program in the Arts at the Tel-Aviv University and Performance Design and Practice at Central Saint Martin’s (London). She worked professionally as a scenographer and director in the performing arts field. She co-founded B_Tour at the beginning of 2013 together with Christin Prätor.
RECOMMENDS TO READ
Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution
Why the book is worth reading?
A classic that is worth to be read again at times of turbo-capitalism and hyper-urbanisation. About the rights to shape our cities within a collective interest.