Benjamin Cope

Benjamin Cope, Ph.D, co-founder of the Laboratory of Critical Urbanism and lecturer, teaching courses on Critical Cartography, Localised Cultural Industries and Gender and Space. His research interests focus on socio-spatial change in Eastern Europe, with a particular interest in multi-scalarity, cultural events and critical cartography as a methodology for researching post-socialist spaces. He divides his time between Vilnius and Warsaw, where he works in the Education Department at Zachęta National Gallery of Art, as a cultural activist in the Association “Stowarzyszenie My”, conducts vegetable orchestra Paprykalaba and occasionally plays in Belarusian band Nagual.


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