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Community-led Civic Spaces | Twosixty Talks
For Twosixty’s first public event, we will gather together on site at 260 Sydney Road to start the conversation on community-led civic spaces with local prolific community organisers and place-makers
Facilitated by public policy professional Emanuela Savini of The Public Value Studio, the discussion includes Kimba Thompson of Blak Dot Gallery, Fjorn Butler of Future Tense and Ria Pillai of Grassroots Gatherings.
Civic spaces often reflect aspects of a city’s history, its people and can be spaces of important community connection. But who influences how these spaces are designed, what they say about their local community and how they are used? What would a community-led approach to creating a new civic space look like?View Full Page →
seat at the table
Dr Nilmini Fernando, a postcolonial/black feminist scholar and educator whose work focuses on critical intersectionality, anti-racism, diversity and offers facilitation/training, consultancy, research and project advisor. Nilmini is the founding director of Loving Feminist Literature and is working on a program of research and public events that take a decolonial approach from November 2020 — on-going.Website →
Through process, design and action, we acknowledge, respect and thank the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation on whose lands this project is based.
Twosixty is a carbon neutral project.