Month: October 2021

Collage of different stickers and pamphlets in German and English

Living archives

Like queerness, archives are all around us. Archives are merely networks intended to bear witness to experience: to learn (absorb new knowledge) and to teach (make this knowledge accessible to others). Traditional archives—i.e. those physical or digital collections that seek to document and organise material traces for posterity—are typically limited by the simple fact that Read More

Quiet collaboration: the value of Matrix

The need for space within architectural education to examine questions of Race, ethnicity and diaspora was discussed intensely within the Society of Black Architects (or SoBA) towards the end of the 1990s, a decade which by then had been witness to the restructuring of Western economies, the break-up of the Soviet Union, and the resurgence Read More