Author: Nazima Kadir

International Squatters Convergeance, Brighton UK May 2012

  • Posted by Nazima Kadir
  • On July 23, 2012
I screened the sitcom at the International Squatters Convergence, hosted by the Squatters Network of Brighton (and Hove actually) aka SNOB(aha) this past May. For the site for the convergence, SNOB(aha) squatted an ArtDeco building owned by the Cooperative bank that had been empty for over five years. The building had been a massive department […]

“Lets Squat Something” Forum report

  • Posted by Nazima Kadir
  • On July 23, 2012
It’s been an eventful spring. In my last post, I mentioned that I was going off to the forum, “Lets Squat Something,” organized by Casco to mark the conclusion of the broadcast of “Our Autonomous Life.” Videos of the event are available on the sitcom website. The forum was incredibly vibrant and insightful. I had imagined […]

Squatting in Amsterdam chapter

  • Posted by Nazima Kadir
  • On February 25, 2012
This week, I’ve been working on the second version of a chapter for an anthology on squatter movements in Europe since the 1980s. The anthology is structured in a simple although compelling way. Each chapter will relate the squatters and social centres movement of one European city. The chapters will all address the same points: […]