Not such an ordinary street! How many other differently ordinary streets can be found in our cities?
Local high streets such as this one, still provide an essential space for social contact, contributing to the community well-being. By making possible everyday activities they also offer opportunities for negotiating cultural and social differencies.
How local hight streets are managed and how planning and land uses may have an impact on them inevitably leads to the question posed by the video "Who counts? What matters?", and to the suggestion that we need a different way to organize ourselves and the places we inhabit.
‘Ordinary Streets’ is a short film based on an ethnographic and visual exploration of the spaces, economies and cultures of ‘street’