Katleen De Flander
Urbanist and project curator. Her work focusses on tackling the urban polycrisis and advancing socio-ecological transformations within contemporary complexities. More specifically, her work strives to contest and re-shape urban resource flows and the unjust distribution of services, access, and opportunities. She works as a postdoctoral researcher and coordinator at K LAB, TU-Berlin, at the intersection of critical mapping, socio-environmental transformation, and new municipalist movements. She is also the Scientific Coordinator for SMUS – the Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability, which connects close to 50 partners from eight world regions and focuses on some of the most pressing urban challenges of today. Former projects include Mapping Change and Critical Urban Agenda: Rethinking the Urban.