#critlib 2017-09-18: spatial justice

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Archive of the September 18, 2017 #critlib chat on spatial justice, moderated by Amanda Meeks, @a_meeksie, & Alyssa Vincent, @vin_alyssa. For more info about #critlib, including past and future chats, visit http://critlib.org/. Storify by Violet Fox, @violetbfox. 

Discussion Questions

  • Q1. What is the function of public art and architecture where you work/live? #critlib
  • Q2. What narratives/whose history is dominant in and around lib*/archives in your community? #critlib
  • Q3. If lib* take an antiracist approach to cultivating culturally responsive spaces, what do we need to examine first and why? #critlib
  • Q4. How can we can work to counteract & subvert oppressive spatial elements, such as monuments that function as microaggressions? #critlib
  • Q5. What barriers might we encounter in trying to do this work in our profession & how can we overcome those barriers? #critlib