Throughout history, the term “common” has been used with different, sometimes contradictory, meanings. Recently, it has gained in popularity to define and accompany the theorisation and fabrication of new political paradigms.
Put simply, the idea of “common” groups the ensemble of material and immaterial objects that are or should be held “in common”. However, as we will see in this short guide, even the understanding of “holding in common” can be challenged.
Read in detail a little guide of the commons written by Mehdi Afraoui and produced by Culture Action Europe here.