re/SEARCH is a monthly online peer-to-peer meet up for researchers to share and discuss mental health within academia and the…

Queering Urbanisms Lecture Series

Queering Urbanism is an online event series initiated by B.Queer, The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment’s network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual (LGBTQIA+) students, staff and allies. Organised by Claire Tunnacliffe, Jordana Ramalho and Ben Campkin, the series connects queer and trans studies to urban studies and practices of urbanism, foregrounding issues of equity, diversity and inclusion in the built environment.

arguments for queer asterisms of placemaking

‘If we are to use words like constellations, then we must think about their consequence. Words matter, stars are matter, matter matters […] Queer asterisms therefore further foregrounds the subjective nature of queer practices of placemaking. Asterisms informal, borderless nature, speaks to queerness in a way that constellations does not, bordered and fixed’.

notes on protest & breath

“Masks themselves becoming sites of protest […] Thin walls of polymeric material made of fibres and filter: laying a boundary, between breath within and breath without” #queerplacemaking

towards a queer definition

Claire: How would you self define queer practices of placemaking? Chip: Queer placemaking signifies inclusion, security, community and a concrete…