By Dominic Hinde All images are by the author and dated Sept 29th 2015. Follow the author on Twitter @DominicMHinde Four years ago I bought a flat on Edinburgh’s Leith Walk with no insulation and a dodgy fuse board. This year I… Continue Reading →
The New Metropolitan is participating in an exciting day of events exploring Democratic Renewal. Various aspects of urban citizenship will be discussed in a morning of talks at Summerhall and in an afternoon of activities. The symposium is being directed by… Continue Reading →
By Dominic Hinde Follow the author on Twitter @DominicMHinde Kiruna, Swedish Lapland – “If you want a cheap kitchen fan or some radiators get in there”, chuckles Kjell Törmä, editor of the local newspaper in the Swedish city of Kiruna…. Continue Reading →
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Using storytelling as a method for investigating social practices, The Community Hacking project identified the principle of ‘writing back’ to a subject as a form of hacking. A series of workshops in Edinburgh encouraged community members to ‘write’ their memories of the area on to photographs that were… Continue Reading →
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Get The New Metropolitan’s perspective on contemporary Amsterdam with Richard Williams’ December photo-essay. All images Richard Williams, December 2014 1. A’dam tower under construction From the ferry on the river IJ, the A’dam tower under construction, and at its base, the EYE film museum…. Continue Reading →