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Critical inquiry, arts-based methodologies and participatory approaches for sustainable heritage futures of post-industrial contexts II

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Regular session
9:00 AM, jueves 1 sep 2022 (1 hour 30 minutos)
Break   10:30 AM to 11:00 AM (30 minutos)

This session addresses a perpetuating disjunction between conceptualisation of heritage and heritage making in heritage studies vis-a-vis heritage management and conservation of industrial heritage sites. There is an inevitable impact of this disjunction on advancing policy in people- and place-centred approaches to heritage futures. This session aims to explore ways in which tangible and intangible traces of the past can be utilised creatively in shaping desirable places to dwell and work. How can we address re-placing the natural and social legacy in neglected urban settings of industrial heritage sites through assembling informal archives and experimenting with art, while engaging local communities in building more equitable futures?

Over the last decades, we witnessed an accelerated growth of participatory approaches, citizen activism, and arts-based methods that informed ways of problematizing heritage as emergent and dynamic phenomenon produced through multiple discourses, practices, performativity and rituals. Yet, these approaches advance conceptualisation of heritage that is more fluid and context-dependent than definitions produced by architectural and urban practices and the archaeological and scientific methods used in heritage management and conservation. Contributions in this session  critically reflect and creatively explore how new methods can be accommodated within and adopted alongside existing praxis of heritage management studies concerning industrial heritage sites:

  • How to engage methodologically and conceptually with processes of change concerning neglected sites and industrial ruins through critical and creative practice?
  • How different methods can help to improve sustainable access to and conservation of industrial heritage?
  • How can we support the citizen’s sustainable engagement in management of heritage of vernacular and post-industrial sites through volunteerism, activism, and socially and/or environmentally engaged artivism?
  • How the bottom-up processes, through on-site and online forms of collectivism and relationality might enhance an overall understanding of the challenges facing urban management, placemaking, urban planning, and conservation praxes, concerning industrial heritage, to reduce the effects of major cultural disconnections that threaten urban futures?

Sub Sessions

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM | 20 minutos

Heritage is a sensitive word in architecture and urban design, bringing the coexistence of both limitations and opportunities in practical projects. Arguments arise whenever trying to figure out how to deal with an urban heritage, especially balancing both its historical importance and actual social needs. Industrial heritage is fairly representative of the abovementioned issue. As one of the most fragile heritage kinds, people tend to be not so deeply nostalgic about industrial heritage b...

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM | 20 minutos

One of the significant plants of Ottoman industrial and technological history, the Haliç / Golden Horn Arsenals (Imperial Dockyards) were founded in the 15th century, and the area also contains, significant remains from the Byzantine and early Ottoman periods, and some parts have preserved their function to this day.In July 2013, the Government made a tender for the Istanbul Haliç Yacht Marina and Complex Project (Haliçport) which opened a historic site owned by the public and under...

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM | 20 minutos

This paper argues that practice of urban heritage management seems insufficiently developed for capturing the distinctiveness of a place, including its social and experiential values, as well as concerning its functional dimensions (Taylor, 2016). A problem of adaptation and re-use is of particular concern if we address heritage future of post-industrial sites. Despite a recent call for an improvement of informal tools of design governance, within the integrated ...

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