Jul 7, 2021 • 48M

Building a home with your own hands

Italian artist Chiara Ciccarello built the home she shared with her husband from reclaimed wood—until a supposed landowner's arson attack destroyed the community

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Rachel Donald
Planet: Critical is the podcast for a world in crisis. We face severe climate, energy, economic and political breakdown. Journalist Rachel Donald interviews those confronting the crisis, revealing what's really going on—and what needs to be done.
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On this week’s episode is Chiara Ciccarello, an Italian artist based in Germany, who joined me to discuss the fascinating Discuvry project, a home she built with her husband out of wood found on the streets of Berlin. After an arson attack—rumoured to have been coordinated by the landowner—shut down the space they’d been living in for years, Chiara and Yuki began travelling the world, showcasing Discuvry and what can be achieved when you take life—and home—into your own hands.

Chiara’s website: www.ciccaboom.com


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