Matt Hern

October 25, 2012.   Matt Hern spoke to the group and facilitated an extensive workshop on housing. Questions Matt Hern  asked groups to speak to each other about: 1. What goes through your mind when you differentiate home ownership from market ownership? 2. What is your heritage around ideas of housing? 3. What do you…

Interurban Gallery

Friday,  October 19th. Interurban Gallery (1 E. Hastings). This event was co-sponsord by Housing Justice: Public Engagement, Policy Development and Legal Rights and SFU Woodwards Cultural Unit.   Kim Villagante’s response from this evenings discourse.  Hi everyone, I thought the answers provided regarding arguments against densification were inadequate today and so I did some quick research. Below are…

A Dark and Stormy Night

October 18, 2012. We started this evening by brainstorming intersection between ‘what is the lived experience of home/housing of the group and what did they ‘hope’ for. The framing of the question evoked the tremendous scope of the issues that play when we think of home and housing justice. The questions evoked and disclosed large…

And We Begin….

After months of organizing, fundraising, collaborating and communicating, Patti Fraser and I were thrilled to finally gather our crew of amazingly talented young media artists this week. We shared food and got to know each other a bit as we hammered out some important project details like scheduling and production expectations. Our home for our…