Mabel Wilson


“Aeropolis is a queering territory,” she said, before inviting everyone to become “Aeropolians.”

“Architecture is the European art of building…it projects the future, it claims the future…it does not do well with the present at all…June Jordan, by contrast, is about the now and how to build the future in relationship to it.”

The breakout rooms were intimate and personal, with a sense of enthusiastic urgency from everyone. In these groups, radical conversations around reforming architecture bounced around, touching on everything from dismantling white architectural aesthetics to questions of whether the “architect” should even exist, and how exclusive the label is.