Posts Tagged 'North America'

REVS’ Underground Autobiography

This article by Hannah Frishberg originally appeared on Urban Omnibus.     “To Joe Public: You might be askin’ yourself right now, what is this shit…what is this all about? Its about a kid who is just livin’ his life and

/ By Partizan

REVS’ Underground Autobiography

This article by Hannah Frishberg originally appeared on Urban Omnibus.     “To Joe Public: You might be askin’ yourself right now, what is this shit…what is this all about? Its about a kid who is just livin’ his life and

/ By Partizan

How to Hack an Apple Ad

For many of our interventions in Moscow, we often co-opt official language like city navigation, notices and warning signs in public spaces. The tactic is to tell the truth about the real condition of public spaces, plans of government etc.

/ By Make Make

How to Hack an Apple Ad

For many of our interventions in Moscow, we often co-opt official language like city navigation, notices and warning signs in public spaces. The tactic is to tell the truth about the real condition of public spaces, plans of government etc.

/ By Make Make

Decapitalizing Public Space

Street art is as transient as life itself; it often disappears as quickly as it appears. This ephemeral nature gives the work a freedom, spontaneity, and playfulness seldom reached in other, more lasting forms of art. With street art, a

/ By Partizan

Decapitalizing Public Space

Street art is as transient as life itself; it often disappears as quickly as it appears. This ephemeral nature gives the work a freedom, spontaneity, and playfulness seldom reached in other, more lasting forms of art. With street art, a

/ By Partizan

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

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

A Day With Occupy Sandy Recovery

This text is a re-post of John Burkhart’s experience volunteering in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. Maybe the most interesting thing about Occupy Sandy (“a coordinated relief effort to distribute resources and volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by

/ By Partizan

A Day With Occupy Sandy Recovery

This text is a re-post of John Burkhart’s experience volunteering in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. Maybe the most interesting thing about Occupy Sandy (“a coordinated relief effort to distribute resources and volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by

/ By Partizan

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

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

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

Mike Lydon: Tactical Urbanism for Urban Replanning

Tactical Urbanism is a term used to describe a new movement of place-making and change-making in cities around the world. It is also the title of a publication that promotes these ideas of immediate, short term improvements and changes in

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Mike Lydon: Tactical Urbanism for Urban Replanning

Tactical Urbanism is a term used to describe a new movement of place-making and change-making in cities around the world. It is also the title of a publication that promotes these ideas of immediate, short term improvements and changes in

/ By Shriya Malhotra