University of the West of Scotland
Participates in 1 Session
Roman Sebastyanski – architect, urban planner and urban manager. Since 1995 engaged in urban regeneration of the former Gdansk Shipyard area cooperating both with the Municipality of Gdansk as well as Synergia 99 (land owner/developer). Initiator and facilitator of the Artists’ Colony in the Gdansk Shipyard, member of the Young City Stakeholders’ Board and the Gdansk-Shipyard Agreement (of the key activists’ groups to cooperate concerning heritage protection). Founder and President of the Better City Foundation and member of ICOMOS, INTBAU as well as Polish Architects Association. Currently completing practice-based PhD study at the University of the West of Scotland (UK) on the heritage of the Solidarity in social participative urban planning. His main publications: Sebastyanski, R. (1998) Millennium. Gdansk: Municipality of Gdansk Sebastyanski, R. (2003) Young City, Gdansk. Topos, European Landscape Magazine. September 44 2003: Munchen Callwey Sebastyanski, R. (2003) The Artists’ Colony in the Young City, Cultural and artistic activities. Urbanista (The Urbanist). December 2004: Polish Urbanists’ Society Sebastyanski, R. (2006) Local identity in actions of the artists’ colony on the post-shipyard areas of Gdansk in Czepczynski M. (ed.) Post-socialist urban spaces, the studies on social transformations). Gdansk-Poznan, Poland: Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe. Sebastyanski, R. (2009) The role of art in the regeneration of the Gdansk Shipyard regeneration project. in Benneworth P., Hospers G. (Eds.) The Role of Culture in the Economic Development of Old Industrial Regions. Zurich and Berlin: LIT Verlag Sebastyanski, R. (2010) The Artistic Colonization of the Old Gdansk Shipyards. in Nyka L, Szczepanski J. (Eds.) Culture for Revitalization – Revitalization for Culture. Gdansk: Laznia Center for Contemporary Art Sebastyanski, R. (2011) in Jolanta Woszczenko (ed.) The Artists’ Colony in the Gdansk Shipyard 2001-2011. Gdansk, Poland: Laznia Contemporary Art Centre Kosmala, K. and Sebastyanski, R. (2013) "The roles of artists’ collective in the Gdansk Shipyard's heritage protection", Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 3 Iss: 2, pp.116 – 129. Emerald Group Publishing http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17097081&ini=aob
Sessions in which Roman Sebastyanski participates
- 11.30 The Heritage of Solidarity
- Participant Roman Sebastyanski (University of the West of Scotland) |
- 9:00 - 9:30 | 30 minutes Part of: Representing Intangible Heritage of Post-Industrial Waterfront Zones: Politics of Seeing, Ways of Noticing
- In 1996 the Gdansk Shipyard—a place associated with 150 years of shipbuilding as well as the birthplace of the Solidarity movement—went bankrupt...