Working Group

Jochen Becker (Berlin)

works as an author, lecturer and curator. He is founding member of metroZones – Center for Urban Affairs e.V. and, together with Stefan Lanz, editor of the metroZones series of books (b_books Berlin). Becker is coordinator of arts within the transdisciplinary cultural and research project global prayers . redemption and liberation of the city and was co-curator of the exhibition the Urban Cultures of Global Prayers

Carlo Cellamare (Rome)

is Assistant professor in Town Planning at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, member of the DICEA Department and member of the staff of the PhD Programme in Town Planning of the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. His research studies span, even in an interdisciplinary approach, the relationship between built forms of the town, the relationship between everyday life and global processes of urban structure development and urban policies in informal settlement areas. He has developed his researches even through research-action experiences and innovative participatory design and planning processes.

Christian Hanussek (Berlin)

is an artist, writer and curator based in Berlin. Born in 1953 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, he studied art and art-theory at “Städelschule”, Frankfurt/M. and “ateliers ‘63”, Haarlem, The Netherlands. His art combines painting and film or video. In recent years he has published several texts and curated some presentations of art from Africa.

Antonella Perin (Rome)

architect she currently lives and works in Rome. Her professional activities and research deal with public space and urban design, working on informal settlements and participated urban planning. She is co-founder of urbanXchange and of the SMU- research project.

Susanna Perin (Aarau CH/ Rome)

is an artist, cultural producer, and founding member of urbanXchange and SMU– research. She works on issues such as migration, urban space, and new labour conditions. On these topics she has produced several exhibitions and events, as artist or / and curator. She works with a participative and collaborative praxis with neighbourhoods or migrant associations.