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Melbourne's Renewal and Homelessness: Urban Space, Erasure and Redemption

Source: published by Meanjin Quarterly, written by Claire Collie, October 2 2019

"Earlier this year I was asked to speak at an Architects for Peace event in Melbourne, where they screened Andrea Luka Zimmerman's Taskafa: Stories of the Street (2013). This film, or 'documentary essay' as Zimmerman calls it, is loosely based on John Berger's novel King: A Street Story. Zimmerman herself describes this book as 'a story of hope, dreams, love and resistance, told from the perspective of a dog belonging to a community facing disappearance, even erasure.'"

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Image: Claire Collie speaking at the Architects for Peace screening of Taskafa: Stories of the Street


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