I’ve been spending lots of time this U.S. trip in Milwaukee as my mother is gravely ill. It’s a central spot for touring and planning, hiding out and lazing about. But it’s not like nothing is happening here. I gave a talk at the Peoples’ Books Cooperative store here, part of a network of co-ops […]
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The most developed presentation I’ve made so far took place in Grand Rapids 8/5/15, thanks to the enthusiasm of Paul Wittenbraker, who teaches community engagement to artists in that city. (He’s an associate professor at Grand Valley State University,vGVSU.) We arrived in the sprawling urban area the night before, and parked in a weird hotel […]
Flint Michigan is a famously afflicted city. Famous, because of Michael Moore’s film “Roger and Me,” which details the systematic betrayal and abandonment of the city by its major employer, General Motors. It has fallen into steep decline since, with massive house leaving, epidemic arson, torturous crime rate — your regular rust belt nightmare. Stephen […]
We went off to visit the ACRE artists’ residency in western Wisconsin. It’s the “Driftless” region of the state, where the glaciiers did not pass. The lovely rolling hills of this farm country make a pleasing rural setting for the residency. It’s built by an architect who is very into salvage. Large beams of old […]
The first presentation of my book Occupation Culture in England was in Brighton, the famous seaside resort town two hours away from London. Brighton has had a strong squatting culture — many squatted houses by many groups, protest occupations around food issues, pop-up squat art shows, etc….. The rest of this story is at the […]