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This Is Not A Gateway Festival

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The second annual This Is Not A Gateway (TINAG) Festival on urbanism in London’s Spitalfields kicks off today

A series of talks and tours, exhibitions and discussions taking place until Sunday 25 October, the TINAG festival will pay special attention to the issues involved in building and rebuilding former Communist Eastern bloc countries in order to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall.

Highlights include Forgotten Past (above), a photo exhibition by Nikola Mihov that documents important Communist monuments built in Bulgaria between 1948 and 1989, and discussions such as For whom do post-socialist cities change?

The TINAG festival also plans to create an archive of memories of Spitalfields in One Line Only. It is asking people to contribute their memories of the area in order to map the local contemporary history and reflect the area’s diversity. This can be done online, or by filling out a card at the festival to be added to the ‘wall of memories’.

Over sixty different events will be taking place during the This Is Not A Gateway festival in Spitalfields this weekend:

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