Christiania, also known as Freetown Christiania (Danish: Fristaden Christiania) is a self-proclaimed autonomous neighbourhood of about 850 residents, covering 34 hectares (85 acres) in the borough of Christianshavn in the Danish capital Copenhagen.
Christiania has been a source of controversy since its creation in a squatted military area in 1971. Its cannabis trade was tolerated by authorities until 2004. Since then, measures for normalising the legal status of the community have led to conflicts, and negotiations are ongoing.
Among many Christiania residents, the community is known as staden ('the town'), short for fristaden ('the freetown').
I've just been told about The Foundry on Old Street ... I think this is it. Kinda like the forest, I've been told. http://www.foundry.tv/
james mccarthy wrote:me and a few mates have been talking about starting a community workshop and gallery space in our town.all these links will come in real handy while we try and work out how to go about it.if anyone can help with advice or anything get in touch.my emails firstname.lastname@example.org
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