Projects

What Should Happen to the Old Sint Nicolaas Lyceum Building?

From November 23rd to December 3rd, 2012 we lived in the former Sint Nicolaas school building as participants of the Kunstvlaai Festival of Independents, the largest forum for alternative, experimental and non-commercial art in the Netherlands. As an underground arts

/ By Shriya Malhotra

What Should Happen to the Old Sint Nicolaas Lyceum Building?

From November 23rd to December 3rd, 2012 we lived in the former Sint Nicolaas school building as participants of the Kunstvlaai Festival of Independents, the largest forum for alternative, experimental and non-commercial art in the Netherlands. As an underground arts

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Partizaning’s Map of the Moscow Metro

Instead of waiting for Moscow’s government to update their worst ever map of the subway, we decided to create our own, unsanctioned map of the city’s metro system. Without any commission (but using the donated funds from one of our readers

/ By Make Make

Partizaning’s Map of the Moscow Metro

Instead of waiting for Moscow’s government to update their worst ever map of the subway, we decided to create our own, unsanctioned map of the city’s metro system. Without any commission (but using the donated funds from one of our readers

/ By Make Make

Walking with Constantin

Today I will talk about a project that struck me for its simplicity and resourcefulness. This often happens when you see what is happening in the world of street art, but lately for some reason, it is increasingly rare.  

/ By Igor Ponosov

Walking with Constantin

Today I will talk about a project that struck me for its simplicity and resourcefulness. This often happens when you see what is happening in the world of street art, but lately for some reason, it is increasingly rare.  

/ By Igor Ponosov

For Every Dog ​​a Different Master

For every dog ​​a different master by Czech artist Kateřina Šedá was shown in 2007 at the 12th Documenta in German Kassel. However, the full audience of the project, according to the artist, was its members—the Czech residents of the outskirts of

/ By Make Make

For Every Dog ​​a Different Master

For every dog ​​a different master by Czech artist Kateřina Šedá was shown in 2007 at the 12th Documenta in German Kassel. However, the full audience of the project, according to the artist, was its members—the Czech residents of the outskirts of

/ By Make Make

Florian Riviere’s Urban Quest: Walkthrough

Hey, folks! Perhaps you already know from the Cooperative Urbanism blog that Florian Riviere held an almost week-long workshop in Moscow. If you are not reading the COOP blog yet, we strongly recommend it, it is the source for the latest

/ By Tatiana Kopteva

Florian Riviere’s Urban Quest: Walkthrough

Hey, folks! Perhaps you already know from the Cooperative Urbanism blog that Florian Riviere held an almost week-long workshop in Moscow. If you are not reading the COOP blog yet, we strongly recommend it, it is the source for the latest

/ By Tatiana Kopteva

Media and Tactics for Citizen Engagement

Our second Cooperative Urbanism workshop tried to connect online and offline communities and support different forms of citizen activities in Moscow. The question we began with was: how can media and technology help communities take direct action to improve their urban

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Media and Tactics for Citizen Engagement

Our second Cooperative Urbanism workshop tried to connect online and offline communities and support different forms of citizen activities in Moscow. The question we began with was: how can media and technology help communities take direct action to improve their urban

/ By Shriya Malhotra

The Social Life of Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo

In the first week of July, building on lessons from St. Petersburg, our neighborhood investigations for the Cooperative Urbanism workshops with Strelka kicked off in Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo. Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo residents, holding signs which read: I could be your grandfather / sister

/ By Shriya Malhotra

The Social Life of Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo

In the first week of July, building on lessons from St. Petersburg, our neighborhood investigations for the Cooperative Urbanism workshops with Strelka kicked off in Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo. Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo residents, holding signs which read: I could be your grandfather / sister

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Lessons in Urban Interventions, St. Petersburg

Delai Sam (DIY) in St. Petersburg—hosted by Free Space and the Center for Independent Social Research— included 2 weeks of workshops, community events and lectures.   Delai Sam We traveled to the city to to participate in Adeola Enigbokan’s  ’Sociological

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Lessons in Urban Interventions, St. Petersburg

Delai Sam (DIY) in St. Petersburg—hosted by Free Space and the Center for Independent Social Research— included 2 weeks of workshops, community events and lectures.   Delai Sam We traveled to the city to to participate in Adeola Enigbokan’s  ’Sociological

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Tim Davis’ DIY Olympics

Cities around the world are becoming generic and suburban – proliferating with malls, highways for cars, and parking lots. Suburban spaces restrict free movement and reduce the random interactions that define city life. But they might also be ideal sites

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Tim Davis’ DIY Olympics

Cities around the world are becoming generic and suburban – proliferating with malls, highways for cars, and parking lots. Suburban spaces restrict free movement and reduce the random interactions that define city life. But they might also be ideal sites

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Leftist Street Signs in Amsterdam

A city which offers freedoms and opportunities for people to make choices and to live their own reality is one that belongs to everyone. Unfortunately, the space and experience of our cities is usually dominated by the desires of planners,

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Leftist Street Signs in Amsterdam

A city which offers freedoms and opportunities for people to make choices and to live their own reality is one that belongs to everyone. Unfortunately, the space and experience of our cities is usually dominated by the desires of planners,

/ By Shriya Malhotra