London-based writer, curator and researcher on urban culture, heritage and identities. Centre Manager of UCL Urban Laboratory and project coordinator for the European Research Council grant ‘Making Africa Urban’. Urbanist in Residence at the Museum of London and Research Fellow at the urban research charity Theatrum Mundi, pursuing an ongoing project related to the Museum’s planned move. I am a regular contributor to talks, panels, roundtables and crits on the creative city, situated practice, night spaces, gentrification, the urban essay film, and queer urbanisms.
- Urbanist in ResidenceThe Museum of London (MoL) has appointed an urbanist in residence to explore how it can engage with the city as a “24-hour cultural destination”. The role will be filled by writer, curator and researcher Jordan Rowe, who is the centre manager of the University College London Urban Laboratory. He will work on a project called Museum of Night London(ers) that will include research and public programming linked to the museum’s planned move to a new location in West Smithfield. The museum says Row
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- Urban Pamphleteer #6Urban Pamphleteer is a series of publications that confront key contemporary urban questions from diverse perspectives. Written in a direct and accessible tone, these pamphlets draw on the history of radical pamphleteering as a tool for instigating change. Urban Pamphleteer #6 is financially supported by Restless Futures at Central Saint Martins and printed by Calverts using biodegradable vegetable oil based inks on recycled paper made from 100% post consumer waste. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/urbanl