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4th This Is Not A Gateway Festival

Date uploaded: January 16, 2013

Join the 4TH This Is Not A Gateway Festival at The Bishopsgate Institute as hundreds of people come together to tackle The Urban Industry and its Post Critical Condition through a number of critical strands. The two day event will also forge a new lexicon and also publish a list of demands and actions for the year ahead.

WHEN: Saturday 26th January - Sunday 27th January 2013, 11am - 8:00pm
The Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, City of London, EC2M 4QH
HOW TO GET THERE: Map, Liverpool Street Tube (2 min walk from station)
TICKETS: Free! Donations welcome. Arrive 10-15mins before talk to ensure a seat

2013 TINAG FESTIVAL: "The informal and friendly nature, the passionate and critical discussions across disciplines, cultures and everyday experiences are invaluable."

Click here for the Festival Programme.

The five main themes confronted in this years programme are:
Urban Industry; City Means Inequality; Revolutions, Riots & Insurrections; Post-Olympics; Legalities of Space; Financial Districts

Festival Spotlight:

  • Joris Luyendijk discusses 'Everything You Wanted To Know About Bankers But Were Too Angry To Ask'
  • Sylvia McAdams Saysewahum discusses 'Idle No More: Indigenous Rights Revolution', with Amrit Wilson, Brenna Bhandar and UK Tar Sands Network
  • Artist Taxi Driver Mark McGowan will show his 1550 films in a dedicated cinema
  • Hamja Ahsan brother of Talha and Gary Mulgrew (infamous Enron "Natwest Three") discuss 'Prison Writing & Fighting Extradition'
  • Henrietta Williams exhibits 'The Secret Security Guard' an archive created when she worked undercover as an Olympics G4S Security Guard.

Click here for full details and to view the Festival Programme.