Collective residencies / Designing the city in an uncertain future / Palma


From Tuesday, 11 October 2022 to Friday, 14 October 2022



We will research and think collectively on collaborative practices, working in networks and the ways in which to create rights in the city, citizen engagement and community culture, taking experimental governance methods as a starting point, as well as other ways of thinking about territories and culture from an ecofeminist perspective. This approach will lead us to reflect on which new institutional models are feasible and which level of alliances between the community and the public sector can be implemented.


Coordinator in Transductores, a platform for cultural mediation, vicinity policy and active applied research since 2008 both nationally and internationally. He has developed programmes involving experimental mediation, critical paedagogy, territories and community culture both in Spain and in Latin America (Tabakalera, Donosti; Fundación Museos Quito; Museo de Antioquía, Medellín, among others). Transductores develops Bornlab at the cultural centre Centre de Cultura i Memòria El Born (Barcelona), La Trama (formerly known as Ordit) at the Contemporary Art Centre in Fabra i Coats and they manage the technical office for Teatre Arnau, which is managed by the community, as well as Interfícies, aecommunity health and culture platform. Javier has done located research and published about culture, cooperation policies and community management, such as "Community management of culture" with La Hidra, “Reinforcing community arts”, from Artibarri; as well as his future book Arte y ciudad : el programa Imagina Madrid como laboratorio ciudadano (Art and city: the Imagina Madrid programme as citizen lab), together with Jara Blanco, or the three books by Transductores, published together with Antonio Collados.

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