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Yurts in the City


We kid you not. In case you’re unaware, a yurt is a traditional central-Asian nomadic dwelling. They’re also becoming quite popular as movable venues and temporary meeting spaces. So, be prepared to spot the humble yurt in your wanders about the city. From next Tuesday, 24th November, to Thursday 26th, the Art Organisation will be hosting a series of intimate debates… in a yurt. Debates will range from organisational problems to the issue of peak oil and business and the dearth of positive male role models in our society.

It’s all as an extension to the Build It Yourself project, which encourages people to discover their own answers and recognises that individuals grow and learn in different ways. If you’ve ever found yourself stuck in a rut or have yearned for a different way of thought, this could be just what you need. In the words of  Einstein,

You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world anew…