Crisis-Scapes: Athens and Beyond – open access publication Maio 7, 2014Posted by paulo jorge vieira in Uncategorized.
um livro sobre espaços e paisagens urbanas da crise austeritária que vivemos. escrito a partir do caso grego, com incidência especial em Atenas, vale uma leitura atenta
Four years and four days. The exact amount of time, that is, that has lapsed since the day the greek state would sign its ‘memorandum of agreement’ with its lenders (the IMF, the EU and the ECB), on May 5, 2010—officially making its own way into the era of global austerity and crisis. An entering that would come with a bang, and very much stay so: from that moment on, the social tension playing out at the greek territory would feature—constantly, it seems—in discussions, analyses and reports the world over.
But what is life like in a city that finds itself in the eye of the crisis-storm, how does the everyday reality here compare to Athens’ global media portrait? What kind…
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