Monthly Archives: July 2011

Talking Shop 6: The Citizen

Monday 25 July, 7pm Seomra Spraoi The idea of the citizen has a long and ambigous history. In the Campaign for the Old City Arts Building we have been using this term to talk about ourselves as political actors and as people with rights, specifically the right to use empty NAMA buildings. But while citizenship […]

Talking Shop 5: Debt

The next talking shop will focus on the idea of debt and will take place on Monday 11 July at 7pm in Seomra Spraoi The two suggested texts, which should provide a starting point for discusion, are David Graebers ‘Debt: The First Five Thousand Years’ and the recent Documentary by Katerina Kitidi and Aris Hatzistefanou called ‘Debtocracy’.The Graeber text gives […]

Campaign Launch Video

For those who missed the launch of the Campaign for the Old City Arts Building on June 11, video of talks which took place can be found here: