“Green Issues - Where is my city’s garden?”
Concrete, roads and high rises are largely associated with most cities. But we all enjoy the ‘green’ in our cities. Where can it be found, is it planned and can it be defended? How do we claim back what may have been lost? Where does my city get its food from? And which issues are invlolved in this?
What Jakarta lacks in authority, its residents compensate with resilience. Nothing represents this fact better than its notion of public space. Grounds are shifting, from ones usually associated with “playing”, into ones that go better with “battle”. For the second time, I collaborated with writer/urban artist/activist Rika Febriyani, to question the notion of open spaces for children. Click further to see the resulting video with a little more detailed explanation.