Tower Jam Sessions


24th of August
10.00 – 17.00


10.00 Urban Conciousness Playshop:
'Discovering our urban body' with Premala Vollebregt

12.00 Lunch Break

13.00 Short presentation by Eva Pfannes & Henriëtte Waal
'Why are we here, Why Commoning, What has been done so far'

13.15 Lecture Hans Widmer (aka P.M.) – Swiss author and founder of Swiss housing cooperative 'The Power of Neighbourhood and the Commons'

14.00 4 x 5 minute statements (PECHA KUCHA style)
Wendelien van Oldenborgh / Karregat: 'self-organisation in the 70's'
Jasper van der Made / De Nieuwe Blauwen: 'How to organize common property?'
Marjetica Potrc: 'Comeback of the Commons'
Piet van Rooij / Haag Wonen: 'Selling a Tower'

14.30 Questions

14.45 Short Break

15.00 Tower Jam Session: sketching and re-enacting tower inhabitation

+-17.00 End presentation of plans (& drinks)

Aetzel Griffioen

Commons Platform
Triangular wooden platform in the
garden of the Gemeentemuseum
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Tower of Oud
Catsheuvel 6, The Hague