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Beyond Nicosia's boundaries with Alessandro Negrini

Beyond Nicosia's boundaries with Alessandro Negrini

"The most dangerous thing of ending up divided is not the wall, but getting used to that wall. [It's a] great paradox of this society: cities were born from the necessity of encounter, nowadays cities are made out of divided communities", expressed Negrini summing up the main issues of the discussion.

Food for thought, food for art, food for interaction.

 Food for thought, food for art, food for interaction.

Consuming food is a primitive human habit usually done indoors within someone's home. Have you wondered what happens when you strip the usual factors away from this customary act? The Urban Gorillas have and they put it to the test. Upon the study of urban, public spaces, the Nicosia-based organization set out to experiment with the re-construction of such spaces, encouraging individuals to engage and re-invent their urban surroundings.