As part of the Art
Licks Weekend, RARA presents “We shall not be moved”, an
exhibition bringing together artists, activists and architects to
explore the idea of “home” in this city at this time as the
housing crisis intensifies.
Learn how to
fly-post with Digs, Hackney renters, exchange your tales of letting
agents for plant dibbers that Lindsay Draws turns
the lathe from
posts that once held estate agent signs, enjoy a
“home” cooked meal with RARA members while discussing ways in
which artists and architects can challenge the idea of properties for
profit over people, learn the story of a Victorian house from
construction to present day while watching Urban Histories, a new performance conceived by Sarah Akigbogun, performed with Nadine Ivy Barr, nd consider what it takes to create
home wherever you are with whatever you have with Alexandra Parry and
We Shall Not Moved
is a collection of art works, activities and performances to engage
audiences whatever their personal housing situation.
View, join us for home brewed ginger beer and music from 6-9
Exhibition open 12-6pm
Fly-posting workshop with Digs Hackney Renters 7-9pm Learn
creative ways to publicly express your discontent with developers,
letting agents and other forces of gentrification. Bring a brush all
other materials provided.
Exhibition open 12-6pm Performance and live wood turning
throughout the day.
by Eva Freeman exploring her experiences of creating home for her
and her son.
2.30pm Talk by Andrew Marsh 'dream homes' about futuristic/absurd/fictional visions of housing, with the underlying theme being that dreaming and sharing amazing things is an important counterpoint to the mundanity of struggling against capital.
Plowshares, live wood turning throughout the day. Bring your best
story about being messed around by an estate agent and trade it for a
handcrafted dibber made from a post that once held an estate agent
6pm Urban Histories, a new performance by Sarah Akigbogun.
Learn the story of an East London Victorian house from construction
to present day.
open discussion thinking about the different ways
artists and architects can use their practices to challenge the
current housing system that is failing so many people, hosted by RARA
Co-op over a “home” cooked meal. BYOB.
Exhibition open 12-6pm
Plowshares: live wood turning throughout the day. See above.