A Manifesto for Black Urbanism by Paul Goodwin
About : Second in a series of eBooks created by Paul Goodwin as part of Proboscis’ Generator Case Study Residencies. This eBook is the text of a lecture given by Paul Goodwin at the Royal Society of Arts London, October 18th 2007. It was part of a series of lectures called “No Leader” with Bonnie Greer and Kevin Spellman.
Published November 2007
Paul Goodwin is a writer, curator and urban researcher. He is director of the Re-Visioning Black Urbanism Project based the Centre for Urban and Community Research, Goldsmiths, University of London. The project explores new modes of inhabiting, imagining and making cities from progressive black and culturally diverse perspectives by organising exhibitions, film screenings, lectures, seminars and publications. Paul is also a creative consultant for IniVA’s (Institute for International Visual Arts) Mapping Project and a member of the Franco-British Council for whom he co-organised (with Bonnie Greer) an international symposium on the “Challenges of Cultural Diversity in the UK and France” in November, 2006. Paul is currently in the process of setting up a new strategic urban intervention office and think tank with the architect John Oduroe that will launch in London in 2008.