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Crafting Worlds in Common Symposium

24 June 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm

metal tokens celebrating the allotments

Craftspace and Crafting the Commons Research Network warmly invite you to attend ‘Crafting Worlds in Common’ half day symposium (1.30pm – 5.30pm)  followed by guided virtual tour of We are Commoners exhibition. (7.00pm-8.00pm).  This symposium marks the outcome of a two-year collaboration between academics, curators, artists and makers exploring intersections between craft practices and ideas of the commons:

  • How might we create worlds in common?
  • How can we share resources, ideas and knowledge?
  • How we might foster a more collective relationship with the places where we live?

Contributors from the UK, Michigan, Norway and Puerto Rico.

Keynote speaker: Professor Peter Linebaugh, author of: ‘The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All’; ‘Stop, Thief! The Commons, Enclosures, and Resistance’ and ‘Red Round Globe Hot Burning: A Tale at the Crossroads of Commons and Closure, Race and Class, Love and Terror, and Kate and Ned Despard’.

Key contributor: Torange Khonsari , a researcher in the field of Cultural and Civic Commons.


Book and find out more via eventbrite.

The event will have live closed captioning.


Image: Alice McLean, Justine Boussard and the Walsall Road Allotment holders, Common Ground: The Walsall Road Allotments, Photo: Alice McLean



24 June 2021
1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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