This article by David Robson from the BBC website questions the British pride in the art of queuing and shows that looking at queues can address deeper questions of altruism.
Cities of Sleep is a feature lenght documentary directed by Shaunak Sen and produced by Films Division (India). 74 min.
From the offical website:
‘Cities of Sleep’ takes us into a heady world of insurgent sleeper’s communities as well as the infamous ‘sleep mafia’ in Delhi where just securing a safe sleeping spot often becomes a question of life and death for a large number of people.
For those in London: On 25th of May 2016, UCL Urban Laboratory organises an one-off screening of the film followed by a panel discussion with the director of the film and a group of experts on sleep, health and homelessness in Delhi.
Only the man who sleeps and wakes as and when he wishes, is free in the truest sense of the word.
– from the film Cities of Sleep (dir. Shaunak Sen, 74 min.)
Bus ticket collection via Present & Correct
A 360 Daily recorded in Shanghai from the New York Times by Sarah LI, Veda Shastri and Kaitlyn Mullin.
Susan Boyle and Benton Brown have transformed the beer fermenting tunnels of the old Nassau Brewery in Brooklyn into a cheese aging place.
When there’s a lack of techniques, when by chance a strike or breakdown deprives us of a means of communication or transport, everyone learns, walking and talking, that the social world is indeed flat, that it has to be composed piece by piece, staircase by staircase, concierge by concierge.
— Bruno Latour & Emilie Hermant