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Obscura Society NYC: "For the Little Old Lady In Japan": Documentation & Legacy

Part 4 of The Wanderlust School of Transgressive Placemaking

Bringing neglected spaces back to life and making the invisible visible has animated the work of archeologists and urban spelunkers, city planners and activists. In this four part discussion series Wanderlust explores the logistics and ethics of how to re-imagine and re-make the far side of the No Trespassing sign.

The June 25th installment will focus on capturing places and the experiences created in them for a broader audience. Check out the full series.

Speakers: Stephen DuncombeAnnie Correal

Moderated by Ida C. Benedetto & N.D. Austin


Presented by Atlas Obscura at Cantina Royal
58 North 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY, New York
June 25 - Doors at 7:30, Talks at 8pm
$12 each - Advance Tickets Only - Cash Bar

Stephen Duncombe is a life-long political activist, working as an organizer for the NYC chapter of the international direct action group, Reclaim the Streets. He is an Associate Professor at the Gallatin School and the Department of Media, Culture and Communications of New York University. He is the author of six books including Dream: Re-Imagining Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy and the Cultural Resistance Reader, and is co-director of the Center for Artistic Activism.

Annie Correal is a journalist and Co-founder of Cowbird, a storytelling platform that's building a public library of human experience. Annie has covered crime, courts and breaking news in New York City for The New York Times and El Diario. Her radio work has been featured on NPR, the CBC and This American Life, where she helped produce the 2013 Peabody Award winning documentary "What Happened at Dos Erres." She is currently on a fellowship from the French American Foundation, investigating the lives of disaster migrants, workers who trail natural and manmade disasters around the world.



Wanderlust practices transgressive placemaking through adventure, intimacy and exploration. www.wanderlustprojects.com