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Richard DeDomenici (UK)
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The Death of Social Housing
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video performance
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In London the accelerating construction boom is causing housing chaos for the capital’s working majority, more and more of whom are leaving the city due to steep rent rises and lack of truly affordable homes. Richard DeDomenici's studio of eight years is located in London's Aldgate East – south of trendy Shoreditch and east of the City, and is accordingly undergoing gentrification from two simultaneous fronts. He has watched with bemusement as the large block of social housing opposite has be...read more

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Richard DeDomenici makes work that’s social, joyful, topical and political – although rarely simultaneously. He specializes in urban-absurdist interventions which strive to create the kind of uncertainty that leads to possibility. DeDomenici is the inventor of the Carry-Ok wearable karaoke system, office chair sport The Swivelympics, the crocheted crypto-currency Knitcoin, and the radical feminist Eurovision tribute Fux Bizz. He recently re...read more

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