Bridge Square – the agora of Słubfurt

Słubfurt exists only because the residents believe in this unique city. It is thus very important that all the people actively participate in the creation of this city.

The “Bridge Plaza“ can be viewed as a laboratory for artists. It is here that new socio-political structures emerged that have stood the test of time in our micro-society. For example, the Parliament of Słubfurt where everyone who attends a parliamentary session automatically becomes a city representative with the right to vote. Or the convention of “key holders”, that brings together all active regulars of the „Bridge Plaza” who have been given a key to the former gymnasium and have administrative access to our events calendar. They proved themselves worthy of our trust and have been given responsibility. In addition, everyone can come and participate in the activities at the “Bridge Plaza ” and implement their own ideas. It is a place where an artists’ society is made possible: The Słubfurt Market Place at the “Bridge Plaza” represents a common space for all residents of Frankfurt and Słubice in search of an open society. Age is of no importance.

 

The Słubfurt Market Place at the “Bridge Plaza” represents a common space for all residents of Frankfurt and Słubice in search of an open society. Age is of no importance.

The Słubfurt Market is the place of the Café BlaBla, where you are welcome to enjoy a chat over a cup of tea or coffee.

The Słubfurt Market is the place of the FreeShop, where you can take what others don’t need and where you can offer what you don’t need any more.

The Słubfurt Market is the place of the Repaircafé, where you can fix things yourself or help others to fix their broken things.

The Słubfurt Market is a workshop that is open to all and sundry and where you can share your skills with others or learn new skills.

The Słubfurt Market is an open-plan office space ready for you to use.

The Słubfurt Market is the place of an intercultural garden, where you can garden.

The Słubfurt Market is a place for camp fires and barbecues, a place to relax and for family get-togethers.

The Słubfurt Market is the place for your ideas.

At the end of August 2015 we had to leave our place that was located directly at the „Bridge Plaza“, but received a disused gymnasium instead in May 2016 and which had a large unused green area around it which we could use in the interim. Once again the Słubfurt parliament met and new ideas were put forward for using this new place. We might have to relocate again because the city of Frankfurt (Oder) has been considering selling the property with the gymnsaium since 2019 to an investor who wants to build a hotel on the site.

The „Bridge Plaza“ is thus in a constant state of flux.

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