Activists

Jordan Seiler: Curating the City

Cities are increasingly dominated by advertisements. In 2007, the mayor of the Brazilian city of São Paulo passed a ‘clean city law’, forbidding any form of commercial communication outdoors. And as a result, artists started to occupy walls with colors

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Jordan Seiler: Curating the City

Cities are increasingly dominated by advertisements. In 2007, the mayor of the Brazilian city of São Paulo passed a ‘clean city law’, forbidding any form of commercial communication outdoors. And as a result, artists started to occupy walls with colors

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Vítek Masare: Prague Cycling Advocacy

In today’s interconnected world there is no obstacle for dialogue and exchange between people and cities. One doesn’t have to rely on books or theory; know-how and examples of best practices are accessible within a few clicks. Delai Sam (DIY)

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Vítek Masare: Prague Cycling Advocacy

In today’s interconnected world there is no obstacle for dialogue and exchange between people and cities. One doesn’t have to rely on books or theory; know-how and examples of best practices are accessible within a few clicks. Delai Sam (DIY)

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Ted Ullrich: Open Source Urbanism through Product Design

Ted Ullrich is a Chicago born, New York City based inventor and entrepreneur, working at the intersection of art, science and technology. He has a Masters in Industrial Design from Georgia Tech, focused on technology, cities and transit; but his

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Ted Ullrich: Open Source Urbanism through Product Design

Ted Ullrich is a Chicago born, New York City based inventor and entrepreneur, working at the intersection of art, science and technology. He has a Masters in Industrial Design from Georgia Tech, focused on technology, cities and transit; but his

/ By Shriya Malhotra

One-of-a-Kind Krtek

Some of you may remember the Czech cartoon about a mole, Krtek, the first series of which came out in 1957, and the last in 2002. Discovering it anew thanks to my son, I realized that it is hard to

/ By Sonya Polskaya

One-of-a-Kind Krtek

Some of you may remember the Czech cartoon about a mole, Krtek, the first series of which came out in 1957, and the last in 2002. Discovering it anew thanks to my son, I realized that it is hard to

/ By Sonya Polskaya

Evan Roth: Hacking and Popular Culture

Evan Roth is a researcher, artist and hacktivist whose work creates open source tools that promote empowerment and free culture. He uses the ethos of a hacker to challenge systems, whether in code or in the city. He recently won the

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Evan Roth: Hacking and Popular Culture

Evan Roth is a researcher, artist and hacktivist whose work creates open source tools that promote empowerment and free culture. He uses the ethos of a hacker to challenge systems, whether in code or in the city. He recently won the

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Florian Rivière: Cities as Playgrounds

If cities are meant to be for people, then they need to be un-choreographed – spaces for play, and for free expression. Florian Rivière, Strasbourg’s ‘Urban Hacktivist’ re-organizes the city for activity and fun. His interventions are about reclaiming and

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Florian Rivière: Cities as Playgrounds

If cities are meant to be for people, then they need to be un-choreographed – spaces for play, and for free expression. Florian Rivière, Strasbourg’s ‘Urban Hacktivist’ re-organizes the city for activity and fun. His interventions are about reclaiming and

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Joel Rosenberg: Seedbombing New Urban Culture

Interview with Delai Sam Moscow participant – coordinator of Dodo from Helsinki. After his urban gardening and seed bomb making workshop, we invited Joel to Timiryazev agricultural academy to show him the green houses and to choose plants for an

/ By Sonya Polskaya

Joel Rosenberg: Seedbombing New Urban Culture

Interview with Delai Sam Moscow participant – coordinator of Dodo from Helsinki. After his urban gardening and seed bomb making workshop, we invited Joel to Timiryazev agricultural academy to show him the green houses and to choose plants for an

/ By Sonya Polskaya

Tima Radya – Activism in the Spirit of Street Art

Ekaterinburg’s Tima Radya is easily one of the most interesting and powerful Russian street artists today. Although his creative street activity began not long ago (around 2009-2010), his works resonate and generate a lot of discussion. This is not because

/ By Igor Ponosov

Tima Radya – Activism in the Spirit of Street Art

Ekaterinburg’s Tima Radya is easily one of the most interesting and powerful Russian street artists today. Although his creative street activity began not long ago (around 2009-2010), his works resonate and generate a lot of discussion. This is not because

/ By Igor Ponosov

Roland Roos – Heroic Repairsman

From 2009 to 2010, artist Roland Roos created a project to repair and restore damaged urban facilities in Europe – mainly the Eastern parts. He documented the process, taking photos before and after the restoration, which he later sold to

/ By Igor Ponosov

Roland Roos – Heroic Repairsman

From 2009 to 2010, artist Roland Roos created a project to repair and restore damaged urban facilities in Europe – mainly the Eastern parts. He documented the process, taking photos before and after the restoration, which he later sold to

/ By Igor Ponosov

Interesni Kazki — Amazing Stories On Walls

Interesni Kazki (IK) is a Ukrainian art-duo made up of muralists Aec and WaOne, who began working together in 1999. Since then, these guys have created many murals in countries all over the world.   Aec “Since the beginning of

/ By Igor Ponosov

Interesni Kazki — Amazing Stories On Walls

Interesni Kazki (IK) is a Ukrainian art-duo made up of muralists Aec and WaOne, who began working together in 1999. Since then, these guys have created many murals in countries all over the world.   Aec “Since the beginning of

/ By Igor Ponosov