Life Always Escapes : Céline Condorelli

“Contrary to popular belief—especially in the worlds of art and architecture—forms of common space or social space are not actually nonexistent, and are therefore not in constant need of invention. They have, however, been obscured from view in order to be appropriated.” – Life Always Escapes : Céline Condorelli

Life Always Escapes : Céline Condorelli

“the Inclosure Acts, a series of private acts of Parliament from about 1700 to 1850, which literally enclosed—with walls, fences, and hedges—large areas of Common, especially arable and haymeadow land and the better pasture lands. While the majority of the British landscape was already divided between Lords of the Manor and large landowners, loss of… Continue reading Life Always Escapes : Céline Condorelli

Life Always Escapes : Céline Condorelli

“Commons are an exception within present systems of legal ownership that rely fully on private property. A Common is a piece of land that may be owned by one or several persons, but over which other people can exercise certain traditional rights “to take or use some portion of that which another man’s soil naturally… Continue reading Life Always Escapes : Céline Condorelli