07 Feb

proyecta memoria

Patricio Mora, Earthquakes, rubble and memories. 12th February 2018 2PM AALU studio All Welcome

February 7, 2018

Earthquakes, rubble and memories. In preserving urban memories, what we have commonly considered to be a weakness may become our main tool. Symbolic rubble can be reinterpreted from its current identity as waste, and instead be considered as useful material to be used in projects. These are filled with memories, but where / how / when can these be reused? Patricio Mora, co-founder and executive director of Proyecta Memoria Foundation, will talk about a new form of damaged heritage conservation. Occupying squares, parks and pedestrian areas as sites for these projects, he will discuss educational approaches to creating resilient communities, and show recent work in Mexico responding to the September […]