Adelita Husni-Bey is an artist and researcher. Born to an Italian journalist and a Lybian architect in 1985, Adelita has studied Fine Art at Chelsea school of Arts and Photography & Sociology at Goldsmiths University. Her current research involves autonomy, Micro-utopias, pirate-utopias, the ‘Land Issue’, collective memory (the production of), dissent and control, anarchist pedagogy and free-schools.
She is working on a Participatory Action Research, consisting in mindmaps, psychogeographic walks, video-interviews and an open archive of the area created by ex-residents of Clays Lane, a co-operative housing project built specifically to house singles and those without and with no intention of having a family, now threatened by the Olympics.
She is also working on a ‘land issue’ project based on the Greenham Common court case; where the local council attempted to evict a 17-year old permanent demonstration ran entirely by women protesting against the Greenham Common Nuclear Army Base.