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Metelkova & Rog from Ljubljana

September 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

- free

CrimethInc

I am hosting activists from Slovenia from two giant cultural centers in Ljubljana which began as occupations — Metelkova, a former army base, and Rog, once a bicycle factory. The venue is MoRUS, the NYC squat & garden museum. An activist from Argentina also may join us…

MoRUS museum storefront

155 Avenue C

Manhattan, New York City, 10009

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BACKGROUND:

Rog

Tovarna Rog, the former bicycle factory

about:

“Opened in 2006 within the 7,000 square-metre former premises of the Rog bicycle factory in downtown Ljubljana, Tovarna Rog is a cultural and social centre, organised as an open structure where space is used night and day by artists and cultural producers.”

http://www.culture.si/en/Tovarna_Rog

Metelkova

“Established in 1997 at Metelkova mesto Autonomous Cultural Zone, the army barracks-turned-cultural complex located in the centre of Ljubljana.”

http://www.culture.si/en/KUD_Mre%C5%BEa_Arts_and_Culture_Association

 

“Buenos Aires: the poor fight to survive while across the road the wealthy shop”

Divided cities: The occupation of a public park in Argentina’s capital by some of its poorest residents is highlighting the savage inequalities of life in Buenos Aires

by Drew Reed in Buenos Aires, Thursday 3 July 2014

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Details

Date:
September 15, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.morusnyc.org/

Venue

MoRUS museum
155 Avenue C
Manhattan, New York City, 10009 United States
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