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What is Street Training

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2007-01-11 15:07
Greer Heels

Street Training is
Being aware of the effects our thoughts and behaviour have on our surroundings and making use of this knowledge.

It's all and any of the joyful, funny, poetic, challenging things people do as we move through the streets. Every one does something over and above just walking down the street with their walking-down -the -street face on, going shopping and going to work. These things slip through the cracks in most big cities but the personal playful, joyful, subversive things we do make a difference to us, to other people and to places.

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Emerging Landscapes - out now

Submitted by Lottie on Sat, 2014-10-04 17:56

Check out this essay by Emma Cocker in the new book Emerging Landscapes. Emerging Landscapes brings together scholars and practitioners working in a wide range of disciplines within the fields of the built environment and visual arts to explore landscape as an idea, an image, and a material practice in an increasingly globalized world.Drawing on the synergies between the fields of architecture and photography, this collection takes a multidisciplinary approach, combining practice-based research with scholarly essays.

Alison Rooke BA, PHD lecturer and researcher at Goldsmiths praises Street Training

Submitted by Lottie on Mon, 2014-04-21 11:49

After some group discussion, the young people took us out on to the estate to teach us some ways to be playful and joyful, such as climbing on roofs, squeezing through railings, jumping over fences, jumping over bollards, balancing. They also hosted a tea party in their den under a tree. . As my colleague Aida reflected afterwards, this was quite an unusual way of presenting a project. During the walk we were invited to explore the city physically, bodily and performatively. We were encouraged to behave, as adults are not supposed to.

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