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by Javiera Godoy

TRANSFER invites a selection of filmmakers worldwide to share their personal view of changes in both domestic and public space in today’s circumstances. The video essay by Javiera Godoy for TRANSFER NEXT features recordings made on different days in a car park in front of her apartment, in the middle of total lockdown ongoing in Santiago de Chile since March 2020. In this short film, Godoy shows how the local residents have been creating new “public spaces” from what we might call residual outdoor places, and how this journey has become a cyclical act in small spaces, in a powerful dialogue with the cyclical movements within the limits of her home.

16.Jul.2020 2072 views
Javiera Godoy Javiera Godoy

Javiera Godoy is a Chilean architect based in London. Her practice sits within community-driven projects lying across urban planning, placemaking, regeneration processes and learning environments. She has self-directed various projects exploring new participatory processes to include communities into urban design practices. Her work merges different disciplines, approaches and mediums together, creating spaces and methods for non-built environment professionals to be part of urban pedagogy and empowerment processes related to our neighbourhoods and cities. She has experience working and collaborating with the public and academic sector in the UK, Sweden, Spain and Chile.

The stopped present could be a good place from which to look at the near past and, most of all, the future.

TRANSFER NEXT aims to invite shared reflections on the new scene that coronavirus will probably usher in.

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