As part of her time in the R+D / Mobile Studio Jamilah Sabur will be hosting a series public programs. Beginning with a presentation by Carolina Guido, co-founder of Urb-i : Urban Ideas based in São Paulo, Brazil. Carolina Guido, will talk about urban transformations that are occurring in sync, the world over, while showing how placemaking and tactical urbanism have proven to show a possible path to changes happening in strategic and collaborative form.
Tactical Urbanist and co-founder at Urb-i: Urban Ideas (www.urb-i.com) - start-up focused on solutions for transforming cities. She has graduated from Mackenzie University São Paulo in 2008 and specialized in Cities Planning and Management from the University of São Paulo (USP). With extensive experience in landscaping and urban planning, her goal is to create more accessible and better cities through innovative learning approaches. Ministers and develops contents of lectures and workshops related to these practices, is also responsible for strategic partnerships in Brazil and coordinates projects and urban interventions. Winner of urban design contest 3 Estações - Berrini in 2014, promoted by WRI Brasil and USP Cidades in São Paulo, whose project is already partially implemented today in collaboration with the Municipality."
Locust Projects presents Saint Cities a research project by Jamilah Sabur. For this project, Sabur has selected a team of students she has recently spent time with during her residency at Crisp Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College to join her in designing a collaborative project together. The only objective is that it must exist simultaneously across 4 Saint Cities: St. Augustine, San Diego, São Paulo, and Saint-Michel (Montreal). Sabur will occupy the R + D space May 12 – May 31 displaying the research gathered with the students. Recent works by the students will be presented in a salon-style in the R+D / Mobile Studio for the duration of her stay on site.