Andrew Hewitt, Mel Jordan, Emma Mahony

Research output: Contribution to JournalEditorial


How does art, design and architecture enable empathetic and inclusive ways
of living together? How do these spatial practices effect public exchange and
opinion formation in urban spaces? This Special Issue of Art & the Public
Sphere journal invites responses to the above questions, which frame the
interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral knowledge-transfer and research action,
Spatial Practices in Art and ArChitecture for Empathetic EXchange (SPACEX)
supported by a H2020 RISE grant. SPACEX looks to spatial practices as a
means of addressing these issues because of their ability to engage new public
and foster meaningful partnerships, thereby forging a culture that embraces
diversity, difference and discursive exchange within cities, towns and urban
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-8
Number of pages6
JournalArt & the Public Sphere
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2020


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