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PUBLICATIONS

Sara Bissen. “Take.” In: Aslıhan Demirtaş (ed.) Graft with the Graham Foundation for SALT Istanbul. In print.

Sara Bissen. German Pitre—Newark has always been known for that edginess. Newark Withheld Series. International Society of Biourbanism. June 30, 2018.

Sara Bissen. Kaide PlinthJournal of Biourbanism, VI, 1&2/2017.

Sara Bissen. Manuel Acevedo—In Newark, I can imagine a new building but in decay. The way I see it, the completion is relative. Newark Withheld Series. International Society of Biourbanism. December 10, 2017.

Sara Bissen. Biorural—An Interview with Dr. Michael R. RosmannJournal of Biourbanism, Volume V, 1&2/2016. ISSN 2240-2535.

Sara Bissen. Housing as a Verb: A Critique of Habitat III’s New Urban Agenda—An Interview with Robert NeuwirthJournal of Biourbanism, Volume V, 1&2/2016. ISSN 2240-2535.

Sara Bissen. Free Soil RepublicJournal of Biourbanism, Volume V, 1&2/2016. ISSN 2240-2535.

Sara Bissen. Newark WithheldJournal of Biourbanism, Volume V, 1&2/2016. ISSN 2240-2535.

Sara Bissen. James Wilson—Newark, ‘when it’s your hood then you’ve never felt more at home’. Newark Withheld Series. International Society of Biourbanism. August 29, 2017.

Sara Bissen. Cesar Melgar—Razing history to make surface lots is a famous Newark administration pastime. Newark Withheld Series. International Society of Biourbanism. February 20, 2017.

Sara Bissen. Gladys Barker Grauer—Newark sensed it. Newark Withheld Series. International Society of Biourbanism. February 1, 2017.

Sara Bissen. Kevin Blythe Sampson—Newark is in danger because of its realness, power, and history. Newark Withheld Series. International Society of Biourbanism. January 15, 2017.

Sara Bissen. Newark—On Heterogenesis of Urban DecayInternational Society of Biourbanism. January 15, 2017.

Sara Bissen. 1067 PacificPeople—the Sociality of WeedsInternational Society of Biourbanism. December 19, 2016.

Sara Bissen. “Editor’s Note.” Editor in Chief of the Journal of Biourbanism, Rural Issue entitled The City Smells of Decay., Volume IV, 1&2/2015. ISSN 2240-2535.

Sara Bissen, Mauro Quagliati, & Stefano Serafini. Il cadavere della rivoluzione non va in onda. Istanbul. Passione, Gioia, FuroreMegachip, Democrazia nella Comunicazione. May 11, 2016 & Società Internazionale di Biourbanistica May 15, 2016.

Sara Bissen. The City Smells of DecayJournal of Biourbanism, Volume III, 1&2/2014. January 15, 2016. ISSN 2240-2535.

Sara Bissen, Samantha Clements. Bastardized and Idealized:  The Rural in the UrbanCities+Secrets, 5. October 2015.

Sara Bissen. Guatemala is StillnessInternational Society of Biourbanism. September 1, 2015.

Sara Bissen. Topsoil. Defiance-San Andrés Itzapa-Newark-Istanbul:  Artena Anarchist Press, 2015. ISBN 978-88-940505-0-9.

Sara Bissen. “Untouchability of the Rural in the Urban:  Dispossession, Decay, and the Emergence of Squatting as a Form of Resistance in Newark.” Unpublished M.A. thesis submitted to The New School in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in International Affairs. Newark, New Jersey and New York, New York USA. May 22, 2014.

Sara Bissen. “At the Limits.” The Inge Morath Foundation. Magnum Photos. June 15, 2012.

PUBLIC LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

Sara Bissen, “Lucciole.” Public lecture as Editor in Chief of the digital and print version of the rural issue “The City Smells of Decay.” Journal of Biourbanism, Volume IV, 1&2/2015, ISSN 2240-2535, ARCI Bar Angelini, Artena, ITALY December 10, 2017. —“Decadenza Urbana e Prospettive: Il Libro di Sara Bissen.La Nuova Tribuna by Luigi Biagi, December 16, 2017.

Sara Bissen, Stefano Serafini, “The City Smells:  Biophilic Design, Soil, Financial Dispossession.” Contribution to Heroes, Maratea, ITALY September 22, 2017.

Sara Bissen, Stefano Serafini, Body in Ruins. “The Story of Dhumavati:  Lived From the Homes and Bodies Where the Rural Overlooks the Urban.” The Ruralist Body with the International Society of Biourbanism, Artena, ITALY April 19, 2015.

Sara Bissen. The Ruralist Body. Contribution to Temporary Rural Projects in the City Workshop  / Interim Spaces and Creative Use at the Re-Imagining Rurality Conference, University of Westminister, London, UNITED KINGDOM March 1, 2015.

Sara Bissen, Samantha Clements, “Bastardized and Idealized:  Urban Farms as Imagined Rural Oases.” Contribution to the Re-Imagining Rurality Conference, Expanded Territories, ARENA Architectural Research Network, University of Westminister, London, UNITED KINGDOM February 27—28, 2015.

THE NEW SCHOOL

The New School Milano International Field Program
Göç-Der Migrants’ Association for Social Cooperation and Culture

Researcher
Istanbul TURKEY [2013]

Parsons The New School for Design, School of Design Strategies
Teaching/Research Assistant, Design and Urban Ecologies
New York USA [2012—2013]

The Observatory on Latin America at The New School
Program Associate
New York USA [2012—2013]

United Nations Global Alliance
Team Consultant
New York USA [2012]

Peace Corps Guatemala
Sustainable Agriculture
San Andrés Itzapa GUATEMALA [2008—2011]

The Art Newspaper, Umberto Allemandi & Co. Publishing
Advertising Executive, North and South America
New York USA [2006—2008]

Robert Steele Gallery
New York USA [2002—2006]

TEACHING

Body In Ruins with the International Society of Biourbanism
Piazza della Resistenza, Artena, ITALY [April 2015]

Yeldeğirmeni Kadıköy
Art Studio
Kadıköy, Istanbul TURKEY [2015]

ZİN
Nişantaşı, Istanbul TURKEY [2014]

Covenant House
Newark, New Jersey USA [2014]

Cihangir Yoga 50-Hour 6-Month Staj/Internship and Mentorship with İpek Soygür, Chris Chavez and Zeyneb Uras
Cihangir Yoga, Istanbul TURKEY [2014—2015]

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