The City Council has been legalising legendary artists’ squats to capitalise on their ‘cool’ factor. But the move has destroyed the scene’s founding principles.
Polish artist Pawel Dziemian made a personal visual record of London’s squatting scene while he lived in a series of occupied houses around the capital.
Darren Davies' high-profile occupations of derelict buildings in Southend are forcing a debate around the lack of housing and support for homeless people in the area.
Despite the British government criminalising residential squatting in 2012, squatting remains a defiant protest against inadequate housing and inequality.
Paul Hawkins draws on zine culture to push back against mainstream poetry in Place Waste Dissent, an account of the era-defining 'No M11 Link Road’ squat protests in the early ‘90s.
Huck visits a new exhibition in Berlin to see how innovative thinkers are using architecture to re-empower communities fragmented by the housing crisis.
Corinna Kern showed a new face to squatting in London when she focussed on the community’s joyful moments.