Caveat is a collective research project initiated by Jubilee, reflecting and acting on the ecology of artistic practice. Emptor continues along the methodology and efforts of Caveat. It actively applies the practice-based approach to 'property', a concept that highly defines the economy of visual arts.

Louis Volont


Louis Volont is a PhD researcher within the Culture Commons Quest Office ( Working at the interstices between cultural and urban sociology, his work relates to the idea of commons in contemporary architecture. As such, he looks at the social production of ‘common space’ in Berlin (Raumlabor), Paris (Atelier d’Architecture Autogérée) and Rotterdam (City in the Making). Previously, as a research fellow at SMart Belgium, he has worked and published on topics such as career paths of artists/creative professionals, sustainable creativity, and ‘third places’. His current research interests are found in urban commons, spatial production, assemblage thinking, actor-network theory and participatory architecture.