marcus westbury

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Cities of Initiative, cities as festivals, hammers and nails

October 18th, 2010 8 Comments

I’ve been meaning to write a long essay about this for a while but stumbled at figuring out exactly who would publish it. So brain dump follows… One of the things that my friend, collaborator, enabler, and founding Renew Newcastle board member Craig Allchin has pointed out to me many times is that is that i used […]

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Renew Newcastle is on!

October 28th, 2008 8 Comments

Renew Newcastle, the project i have been working on to create cheap space for artists and community groups and bring life back to the Newcastle CBD has officially been virtually launched. Well, it now has a web site at www.renewnewcastle.org. Meanwhile, if you are artist or community group, check out the call for proposals: CALL […]

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Broken Newcastle Map

April 8th, 2008 9 Comments

Following on from previous frustrations, I returned to Newcastle on the weekend. Returning to Newcastle after any length of time away, the startling thing is just how badly shattered the CBD has actually become. When you live in Newcastle it is easy to become almost blind to the fact that the majority of the two […]

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