COUNTERSPACE EVENTS

UPCOMING

20/11/20 7.30-9.30PM BST – MONTHLY DECOLONIAL LAB ONLINE by Counterspace – PARADIGM III. Hosted by Cristina Morales, the Decolonial Lab by Counterspace is a non-hierarchical grassroots forum experience rooted in Critical Pedagogy, holding space for: A theoretical introduction to the concept of decoloniality with practical cases. And most importantly, a collective exploration of the subject and co-creation of a new paradigm discussing what does practically mean to decolonise ourselves and our world in relation to absolutely any topic, as decolonial practice in itself. Normally booked as live Decolonial Lab/s of bespoke length by groups, this particular online Decolonial Lab is happening once a month in cycles of 7 (which can be joined any time) for interested individuals without geographical restrictions. As a grassroots international forum, this lab is addressed to people from all walks of life and locations ready to build, through relational learning, new pools of alternative collective knowledge in circulation. Tickets and further information are now available here.


PAST

3/11/20 6-8PM BST – DECOLONIAL LAB FOR CULTURAL ACTIVISTS by Counterspace for Primary. Counterspace curator Cristina Morales was invited to offer a ‘Decolonial Lab for Cultural Activists online, in the frame of Making Place exhibition and the monthly forum Social Practice Social, curated by Rebecca Beinart and supported by Primary – Nottingham – UK. Further info is available here.

15/10/20 7.30-9.30PM BST – MONTHLY DECOLONIAL LAB ONLINE by Counterspace – PARADIGM II. Hosted by Cristina Morales, the Decolonial Lab by Counterspace is a non-hierarchical grassroots forum experience rooted in Critical Pedagogy, holding space for: A theoretical introduction to the concept of decoloniality with practical cases. And most importantly, a collective exploration of the subject and co-creation of a new paradigm discussing what does practically mean to decolonise ourselves and our world in relation to absolutely any topic, as decolonial practice in itself. Normally booked as live Decolonial Lab/s of bespoke length by groups, this particular online Decolonial Lab is happening once a month in cycles of 7 (which can be joined any time) for interested individuals without geographical restrictions. As a grassroots international forum, this lab is addressed to people from all walks of life and locations ready to build, through relational learning, new pools of alternative collective knowledge in circulation. Further information is available here.

16/09/20 6-8PM BST – RADICAL IMAGINATION by Social Art Network. Counterspace curator Cristina Morales was invited as a guest speaker and co-host to Social Art Network online event ‘Radical Imagination‘, along with Social Practice artists Sophie Hope, Fran Cotell, Ignacio Acosta, E-J Scott and Social Art Network co-founder R.M Sanchez-Camus. Curated by Sally Labern, this practice-led and decentralised event was facilitated by Social Art Network London, and partially streamed and now available here.

01/09/20 6-8PM BST DECOLONISING CULTURE: UNLEARNING AND RELEARNING THROUGH CREATIVE PRACTICE by Social Art Network. Counterspace curator Cristina Morales was invited to give a talk about her practice for Social Art Network online event ‘Decolonising Culture: Unlearning and Relearning through Creative Practice‘, along with artist Sofia Yala N’Lolo. Curated by Susuana Amoah and facilitated by Socially Engaged Art Salon and Social Art Network Brighton.

01/09/20 8.30-10.30M BST – MONTHLY DECOLONIAL LAB ONLINE by Counterspace – PARADIGM I. Hosted by Cristina Morales, the Decolonial Lab by Counterspace is a non-hierarchical grassroots forum experience rooted in Critical Pedagogy, holding space for: A theoretical introduction to the concept of decoloniality with practical cases. And most importantly, a collective exploration of the subject and co-creation of a new paradigm discussing what does practically mean to decolonise ourselves and our world in relation to absolutely any topic, as decolonial practice in itself. Normally booked as live Decolonial Lab/s of bespoke length by groups, this particular online Decolonial Lab is happening once a month in cycles of 7 (which can be joined any time) for interested individuals without geographical restrictions. As a grassroots international forum, this lab is addressed to people from all walks of life and locations ready to build, through relational learning, new pools of alternative collective knowledge in circulation. Further information is available here.

12/06/20 6-8PM BST – DECOLONIAL LAB by Counterspace for Antiuniversity Now Festival. In the frame of COVID-19 lockdown, Counterspace’s curator Cristina Morales held the first Decolonial Lab online pilot test for London-based Antiuniversity Now Festival 2020, curated by Shiri Shalmy and Emma Winch, and facilitated by The Common House.