Project title: CSOA Ruina Amalia
Organisers: Assemblea Okupació Ruina Amalia
Collaborations: CSOAs, Neighbours
Kind of project: Occupied Social Centre
Main subject: Protest against property speculation and intellectual property
Key concepts: Okupació, hacklab, social space
One of the last social centre squats in Barcelona city centre, with a wide social activity.
Ruina Amalia was an extremely active neighbourhood centre, involved in local struggles, becoming a space of shared resources, aiming to promote joint projects. Despite enjoying broad support, members were evicted from the squatin 2007 to make way for another gap-site in the neighbourhood of Raval.
Photo: La Haine/Normalverbraucher