"The more that you describe these spaces...what they are, who they apply to, the kind of people that you would find using them – it just registers so much differently, because of how accepting we've become with our eyes and what belongs in our city spaces."

You Can't Sit Here is an ongoing project originally funded by The Tetley, as part of the PANIC! Bursary recipients in 2021. This body of work explores our relationship with hostile architecture; an urban design practice which intentionally restricts behaviour in public spaces, described by Ryalls as design which is ‘anti-people’.

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