plastiCities is an occursus-led project, engaging artists, writers, students and academics in conversations about our city.

occursus/plastiCities are supported by the University of Sheffield, the School of Languages and Cultures, Humanities in the City, DLA Piper and the Higher Education Innovation Fund.

For more information, please contact Dr Amanda Crawley Jackson:

Acting spatial takes time. It is necessary to allow enough time for actively reinvesting space; to spend time on location, to meet other people, to reinvent uses of free time, to give oneself more and more time to share with others. Common desires can thus emerge from these « shared moments », collective dynamics and projects to come. Patiently, we had to rebuild practices in spaces void of use, which are no longer suited to anyone.  (Constantin Petcou & Doina Petrescu, ‘Acting Space’)

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