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Tiziana Tomasulo. All rights reserved.
Today’s Italian crisis is shaking the time-honoured cultural, social and political foundations of Italian society. In this precarious context, one term has re-emerged as indispensable, providing many with a new sense of direction, desire and sharing : this is ‘the commons’, the concept and political practice that also informed – among many other ‘acts’ of ‘critical’ significance in these years – Spatial Struggles, an event organised in September 2013 at Teatro Valle in Rome, in collaboration with the Oecumene project. This guest feature tries to recount this experience of the commons.
When normal citizens, artist and and activists at Teatro Valle met the researchers of the Oecumene team for the first time, the sensation that they were all moving from a quasi ‘nothing-in-common’ to a practice of sharing and common creation was strong. Read more....