Stuart Semple on Hostile Design
Now streaming on BBC Sounds – Stuart Semple’s documentary program for Radio 4 exploring hostile design in our public spaces.
In this episode of Art Now, Stuart meets council officials, happiness experts, art critics and designers.
Are spikes in doorways, bars on benches and deterrents aimed at the homeless community, our youth and skateboarders creating more fearful hostile environments for all of us?
Is it possible for our artists and creatives to find new ways to create happier and more inclusive public spaces?
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