In 2011, the Occupy movement brought together people from all walks of life in an unprecedented way.
For several months, occupations around the world protested the status quo and struggled to come up with more equitable ways of living.
Five years on, for the anniversary of Occupy London, we are looking to explore the effects of this movement on its participants, reflect on the impact of these experiences and how they are shaping our visions of the future.
A project by Tina and Vica with
tech support from Aleksi
I learned how hard it is to conduct a democratic experiment which is open to all in the context of a society which produces so much destitution and desperation. I learned how the privileges education and class – including my own – can lead us to unwittingly reproduce the power structures which prevail in the wider society. But also that the careful design of processes and institutions are the most effective protection against this.<Read more