Is the human brain operating at the village scale? – by Alice Holmberg

Human evolution does not roll itself out at fibre-optic speed. Quite on the contrary, we humans evolve extremely slowly with unrecognisable differences from generation to generation. Indeed many scientists across the board classify our neural structures still as a “stone-age brain”. What if it’s not so much that we are still club-swinging, lust-driven and grunting, […]

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The Workshop 44 Halloween celebration at Marlborough Square

On October 31st 2013, residents of Regent Estate in East London were invited to celebrate Halloween with the Workshop 44 (Small Works Hackney) team at Marlborough square, and to bring this odd space to life for one night. This is what happened. >> For even more terror listen to this very terrific Halloween playlist while […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE HOLIDAY 2012 NEWSLETTER

HOLIDAY CHEER CLEAR VILLAGE SENDS WARM REGARDS Holiday Greetings from CLEAR VILLAGE! From meeting amongst stunning white-frosted trees in Bedfords Park to mingling for interviews with holiday shoppers and shopkeepers on Tottenham’s high street, from watching picturesque ice flows on Regent’s Canal to holiday celebrations and openings at Victoria and the Lime Wharf RECODE Gallery, […]

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MAKE YOUR SQUARE – 27 OCT!

  JOIN US FOR A DAY OF DESIGN & MAKING! We’ve asked you what you liked and what you were missing in your neighbourhood. Many of you have answered questionnaires and shared your opinions, and we are looking forward to more. Addressing the issues raised is going to be a process of many stages and […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE SEPTEMBER 2012 NEWSLETTER

make.helsinki GETTING IT DONE IN MAKESHOP 3! Despite competition from the beautiful summer weather, CLEAR VILLAGE and Demos Helsinki recently joined a good-size group of about twenty-five participants for the second of three workshops, collectively named, make.helsinki, at the World Design Capital pavilion in Helsinki, Finland. Where the first workshop identified locations and intervention potentials, the second workshop focused on design […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE JULY 2012 NEWSLETTER

LONDON SUMMER CLEAR VILLAGE & LONDON THIS SUMMER! From Hackney to Essex, in classrooms and workshops CLEAR VILLAGE is engaging community centers and working with landlords to make great changes in London this summer! Festival Village & Festival of the World, hosted by our friends from Tilt, opened it’s doors to great aplomb for the Olympic season. Congratulations to all […]

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