Spaces of Creative Resistance 2021

Agenda and Presenter List

**Times are listed in U.S Pacific Daylight Time (GMT-7)**

Day 1 – May 7th (Asia: May 8th)

5:00 p.m. – Opening Introduction
Jeff Hou & Andrea Gevurtz Arai, University of Washington

5:15 p.m. – Session 1: Making Changes
Creative, collaborative remaking of spaces and livelihoods. Resisting labor, gendered and peripheral inequalities.

Andrea Gevurtz Arai, University of Washington
Hyein Chae, University of Washington
June Ku, National Dong Hwa University

Discussant: Christopher Nelson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

6:55 p.m. – Break

7:05 p.m. – Session 2: Commoning the City
Focusing on urban commoning initiatives as a form of resistance and community-building.

Shuyun Cao & DMASDinghaiqiao Mutual Aid Society
Yeonjung AhnBibil Base

Discussant: Shu-Mei HuangNational Taiwan University

8:15 p.m. – Day 1 Closing

Day 2 – May 8th

5:00 p.m. – Session 3: “Revitalizing” the Local
Collaborative initiatives in rural contexts: community design, social welfare, and local revitalization.

Hsiufan Lin & Yuyu LiuNational Taiwan University & Hi Home
Yumi MatsubaraWaseda University
Keisuke SuganoKanazawa Institute of Technology

Discussant: Sohyun ParkSeoul National University & Architecture & Urban Research Institute (AURI) of Korea

6:40 p.m. – Break

6:50 p.m. – Session 4: Re-creating Spaces – Streets, Rooftop, Local Cinema
Focusing on the agency of space and placemaking initiatives and the possibilities (and constraints) for resistance.

Sampson WongChinese University of Hong Kong
Zoosun YoonArchitecture & Urban Research Institute (AURI) of Korea
Hidehiko Ishibashi, Toyooka Cinema

Discussant: Naomi UchidaSaitama University

8:15 p.m. – Day 2 Closing

Day 3 – May 9th

6:00 p.m. – Plenary Session of Presenters and Discussants

7:30 p.m. – Wrap-Up of the Symposium