Oli Mould

Oli Mould is an urban geographer at Royal Holloway, University of London, and writes regularly about cities, creativity, and activism. He is the author of Urban Subversion and the Creative City (Routledge, 2015) and Against Creativity (Verso, 2018).

Two people walk through the decorated front gates of a squatter community.

First, There Was Artwashing. Now There’s … Squatter Chic?

Will developers start to copy the look of urban squatter and protest communities? London’s Nomadic Community Gardens suggests they might.