The (Temporary) Cuban Pavilion existed at the Venice architectural Biennale, for a short time in 2006. On Monday 16th October, the French Pavilion, which was called METAVILLA, was turned into the Cuban Pavilion with full permission and support from curator Patrick Bouchain and all invited participants who were living and working out of the space during the ResidentMETA workshop. […]Read more "The Cuban Pavilion at Venice 2006"
This weekend we are launching the CURITIBA ECO CITY TOURS, 4 FREE tours over the weekend. The first tour is the architectural bike tour on Friday, we leave at 2pm. You can see the poster below and the tour has been posted as a facebook event. There is also a facebook page for the tours: […]Read more "CURITIBA ECO CITY TOURS – Launch weekend, Fri 17-Sun 19 October 2014"
In 3 days time the people of Scotland will be voting in a referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country. A year ago most people and the polls said the YES side (those wanting full independence) had not a hope, but a week ago the YES group went ahead in the polls for […]Read more "#IndyRef: this weeks vote for Scottish independence"
As part of the #CheerForPeaceEXPO exhibiton in Curitiba, Brazil. A short presentation at 5pm of films about different artistic projects in Ireland, Spain, France, Italy… The talk will be broadcast live on the #CheerForPeaceEXPO NET TV channel on Bambuser. The archive video will be made available after.Read more "#CheerForPeaceEXPO – day 5; ART – Artistic spaces and processes for social change"
Irish eco architect Duncan Crowley will give his talk at 5pm (9pm Irish time) in IBQP, the iCities node in Curitiba, Brazil on Friday 8th of August 2014. The talk will be broadcast live on the #CheerForPeaceEXPO NET TV channel on Bambuser. The archive video will be made available after. He is part of the […]Read more "#CheerForPeaceEXPO – day 5; FOOD – Eco Urban talk with Irish architect Duncan Crowley"
Today is day 22 of the Israeli offensive into Gaza. Yet again we see in this mornings news that ANOTHER UN school has been hit by Israeli rockets, 19 killed and 100 injured, as well as a busy city market, killing 15 and wounding dozens. So far, since this attack began there has been more […]Read more "#GazaUnderAttack – Israel might be winning the battle, but they are losing the war!"
History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tonight is the 10th night in a row of the vicious attack on the Gaza strip by the Israeli […]Read more "End the slaughter in Gaza now!!!"
In response to a lad who comes across as a Zionist troll on Gringoes.com facebook forum. My question to him, which he still has not answered at end. First 2 article on the massacre that is currently happening in Gaza right now: #GazaUnderAttack – Israel might be winning the battle, but they are losing the war! […]Read more "In response to, what appears to be, a Zionist troll on Gringoes.com concerning the current slaughter in Gaza"
Greetings from Brazil, . My name is Duncan Crowley, an Irishman who lives in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba but who is traveling to participate in an event in the largest favela in Latin America this Saturday; Rocinha, in Rio de Janeiro, the day before the world cup final. I am part of a […]Read more "Irishman seeking support for a charity working in the favelas of Brazil with the #CheerForPeace movement"
An amazing day happened on Sunday 15th of June 2014 in Vila Torres, Curitiba, the day before the city saw its first of four world cup games. Vila Torres is the most central and oldest of the many underprivileged Favelas of the city. Its a tough existence here, people with next to nothing do what […]Read more "On the eve of World Cup in Curitiba, Opera came to the favela of Vila Torres"