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  • ADA Mesh Cities: Network, Space and Memory in the Transitional City

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  • Roundtable Statement

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  • Roundtable: ADA Mesh Cities: Network, Space and Memory in the Transitional City

    Part of the rebuild of Christchurch is actually the reconstruction of cultural life, and “Gap Filler” has done some marvellously simple things to help with that. They have organised successful events that have engaged the public, and I see them as engaging with issues and with audiences, articulating a creative participatory space very successfully. My first arts council grant, received when I was 19 years old, allowed me to organise an open-air arts exhibition for a day on the steps of Christchurch’s Town Hall, in 1979. The idea of ‘pop up’ events has been around for a long time, but has gained new currency recently, as electronic media provides new ways and contexts to engage with audiences

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