For this first of four locations of activation,Meeting Groundshas chosen the public library. A space that offers access to sites of conviviality, a multitude of knowledge resources and points of representation for diverse publics.
The Meeting Grounds Reader intends to continue the work of the Meeting Grounds Edition 1 program in exploring the key functions of library environments. To understand their value both as physical and symbolic spaces and to further investigate the cultural importance of the library as a public space that forms a meeting ground for the city.
Including contributions by Lieven Lahaye, Simon Browne, Pedro Sa Couto, Claire O'Brien, Pauline Augustoni, Juliana Laguna Bosch (The Wave), Jasper Eikmeier, Pleun Verhees