Philip Arneill

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Take Back The City
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Nationality: Irish/UK
Biography: Philip Arneill is a documentary photographer and educator who spent 20 years living and working in Tokyo, and is now based in Ireland. He is interested in pursuing autobiography, and the illusory notions of home and belonging, by examining... read on
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Take Back The City
Credits: philip arneill
Date of Work: 09/12/18 - Ongoing
Updated: 10/07/18
Location: dublin
Take Back The City is a non-violent, social protest movement comprised of a loose association of housing activists, community groups and NGOs, which has recently sprung up in response to Ireland's crippling housing crisis: this has been characterised by soaring rents, slum landlordism, forced evictions and unprecedented homelessness countrywide. Through occupying empty buildings and staging protest marches, designed to mobilise public support, Take Back The City's self-professed goals include forcing the government to recognise housing as a human right, make evictions into homelessness illegal, build social housing, and utilise the myriad vacant properties across Dublin and beyond to put an end to the homelessness epidemic.
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