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Repensar la Periferia

Location Periphery of Pamplona (ES)
Date 2017 - Ongoing
Status Ongoing process

Project team Ioar Cabodevilla Antoñana, Itxaso Iturrioz Zuluaga, Xabi Urroz Zabalza · Orekari Estudio &

Salomé Wackernagel · Enter This

Support Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Huarte (CACH) • Innnova Cultural - Fundación la Caixa, Fundación Caja Navarra


2022 • rk – Galerie, Berlin

2019 · Espai Souvenir, Barcelona

2021 · Ciudadela, Pabellón de Mixtos, Pamplona

2018-19 • Rehogar X, Barcelona, Donostia, Madrid, Valencia


2020 • Repensar • Publication Vol.1 • Huarte

2020 • Repensar • Publication Vol.2 • Etxabakoitz

2022 • Repensar • Publication Vol.3 • Perspectivas


2021 • InFlux, cultural magazine on French television (France 3 Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

2020 • Online publication on the New Generations Platform

2020 • Archdaily

2022 · Anabata

Repensar la Periferia (Rethinking the Periphery) is an innovative cultural mediation project which has been developed on the basis of a collaborative architecture process. Starting from the little town of Huarte and its regional contemporary art center, the project aims to reactivate through an urbanist reflexion as well as through artistic and cultural interventions four very different territories of the periphery of Pamplona.
The key element of the project is the activation of the mobile elements for cultural action that have been developed throughout the four phases  – the Totems, the Burbuja, the Poliedros and the Conectores. These have been conceived with the primary objective of the democratisation of culture.
The implementation in the three foreseen suburban areas takes place during a few months in every neighbourhood, in order to ensure the sustainability of the project. A cycle of workshops and events (participative creation workshops, conferences, screening-debates…) consolidate the visibility of the project on a long-term basis in the cultural landscape of the agglomeration of Pamplona. Artists, architects and researchers are invited to contribute to the project, together with the inhabitants of the peripheric neighbourhoods and exchange about their own experience of similar contexts on a national and international scale. Thus, the project is led to link the ways of thinking the periphery on a local, regional and global scale.

→ Read: Peripherical Horizons

→ See also: Repensar • Expo

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