- underground train station U-Südstern with elevator access (600m distance)
- 104 bus, station Friedhöfe Columbiadamm (ca 450m, distance by crossing on the next red light 1,3km)
Please use the pink water containers to flush.There is a gender neutral baby changing space and a visually (not accustically) seperated soft space for brest feeding.
- natural light
- sounds of nature
- there are places to relax in and around the built structures as well as outdoors around the rainwater basin
- there are other programmes taking place parallely to the UPON event. There may be passers-by from one event to the next.
- We kindly ask everyone to respect the boundaries set by us or by a specific group if they see the safer space sign.
Changing table in gender neutral place: yes
Pram parking: yes
Play area for children: under supervision, due to capacity reasons we cannot offer childcare.
You can reach our awareness team of the practice week during the working hours under: +49 157 53 55 41 96 and on site at Mehringplatz 8 10969 Berlin.
UPON is a series of talks that reflects on urban practices from an inclusive, multilingual, context-bound and feminist perspective. As a platform for reciprocal exchange and collective research about urban practices in an international context, UPON connects artists, architects, urbanists and activists in Berlin and around the world.
This year’s edition focuses on (eco)feminist practices that enable the necessary and fair transformation of communities towards climate justice.
We’re looking forward to talking with Nashi Mahtani from Yayasan Peta Bencana (Jakarta) [EN], Padmapani L. Perez Former Lead Strategist for Creative Collaboration from Agam Agenda (Quezon City) [EN], Geneviève Kinet, Leila Bensalem from Marais Wiels Moeras (Brussels) [FR], Laura Viviana Cala Mejía from Somos Bosque (Bogotá) [ES] and to experiencing an interactive practice format with Martha Hincapié Charry [EN, ES].
Froggy melodies of the rainwater basin will accompany the sundown, inviting to a joint slide into the evening.
join us online:
3 – 3:45 pm Nashi Mahtani from Yayasan Peta Bencana in Jakarta [EN]
4 – 4:45 pm Padmapani L. Perez Former Lead Strategist for Creative Collaboration from Agam Agenda in Quezon City [EN]
5:30 – 6:15 Geneviève Kinet, Leila Bensalem from Marais Wiels Moeras in Brussels [FR]
6:30 – 7:15 Laura Viviana Cala Mejía from Somos Bosque in Bogotá [ES]
7:30 interactive practice with Martha Hincapié Charry [EN, ES]
Floating University, Lilienthalstraße 32, 10965 Berlin
or join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83310155194?pwd=RUljd0h1eFMzdWRRVDk2bWYzM2w4Zz09
Organization / Initiative:
UPon – Urban Practice from Other Nooks is a series of informal conversations that reflect on urban practices from an inclusive, multilingual, contextual, and feminist perspective. As an inclusive and multilingual platform for mutual exchange and collective research on urban practices in an international context, UPON connects urban practitioners around the world.
This program/workshop/publication is supported by the Senate Department for Urban Development, Building and Housing as part of the expansion of the Netzwerkstelle Urbane Praxis, carried out by Urbane Praxis e.V..