Posts Tagged 'Public Space'

Hacking the City

Hacktivism is at the intersection of ideology and activism of computer hacking. It comes from a word formulated in 1996 by members of the hacker group Cult of the Dead Cow. The basic idea was to hack computer networks and

/ By Igor Ponosov

Hacking the City

Hacktivism is at the intersection of ideology and activism of computer hacking. It comes from a word formulated in 1996 by members of the hacker group Cult of the Dead Cow. The basic idea was to hack computer networks and

/ By Igor Ponosov

What Remains of Public Art: Conversation 2 with Harmen de Hoop

In part two of this series of conversations with Harmen de Hoop, we asked him to share his views on perceptions of art in public space: ephemerality, audiences and the role of the media. Conversation pieces are below.     

/ By Shriya Malhotra

What Remains of Public Art: Conversation 2 with Harmen de Hoop

In part two of this series of conversations with Harmen de Hoop, we asked him to share his views on perceptions of art in public space: ephemerality, audiences and the role of the media. Conversation pieces are below.     

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Urban Interventions: To Fix or To Break

Street art has traditionally been associated with murals or with actions like filling the streets with stickers, posters and stencils en masse. But over the last few years there has been a shift towards urban interventions, a concept introduced by Robert

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Interventions: To Fix or To Break

Street art has traditionally been associated with murals or with actions like filling the streets with stickers, posters and stencils en masse. But over the last few years there has been a shift towards urban interventions, a concept introduced by Robert

/ By Igor Ponosov

In Conversation with Harmen de Hoop

For almost three decades, Harmen de Hoop has anonymously but consistently been intervening in public space. Whether critical or joking, he has made his ideas felt in cities around the world. This is a brief conversation with the artist—perhaps the

/ By Shriya Malhotra

In Conversation with Harmen de Hoop

For almost three decades, Harmen de Hoop has anonymously but consistently been intervening in public space. Whether critical or joking, he has made his ideas felt in cities around the world. This is a brief conversation with the artist—perhaps the

/ By Shriya Malhotra

The F-Bahn Widerstand

On May 28th, we ran a 3-hour workshop in Dusseldorf, Germany. It was part of the Academie der Rebellion series of workshops and lectures and a precursor to the Petites Resistances: Rebellion als Kunstform exhibit. Using mostly found materials and a pallet, we built a

/ By Shriya Malhotra

The F-Bahn Widerstand

On May 28th, we ran a 3-hour workshop in Dusseldorf, Germany. It was part of the Academie der Rebellion series of workshops and lectures and a precursor to the Petites Resistances: Rebellion als Kunstform exhibit. Using mostly found materials and a pallet, we built a

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Public Space Magic

The 5th Delai Sam had great workshops about creative interaction and public space: Brad Downey taught us how to spontaneously reconfigure everyday objects into public sculptures that convey humor, irony and a sense of play in the city. Artur Van Balen showed us how to make

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Public Space Magic

The 5th Delai Sam had great workshops about creative interaction and public space: Brad Downey taught us how to spontaneously reconfigure everyday objects into public sculptures that convey humor, irony and a sense of play in the city. Artur Van Balen showed us how to make

/ By Shriya Malhotra

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

May Interventions

This year we had a very successful partizan May. The yellow-residence studio was full of life and plans for an urban revolution in Moscow. From our cluttered headquarter, we raked out boards, saws, nails, paint and other unknown crap, to create

/ By Sonya Polskaya

May Interventions

This year we had a very successful partizan May. The yellow-residence studio was full of life and plans for an urban revolution in Moscow. From our cluttered headquarter, we raked out boards, saws, nails, paint and other unknown crap, to create

/ By Sonya Polskaya

Park(ing) Day Comes to Moscow

American cities began grappling with the problem of traffic jams in the 1930s. European cities became densely populated with cars in the 1960s. Today, most major cities of the world have tried to solve problems related to growing private car

/ By Make Make

Park(ing) Day Comes to Moscow

American cities began grappling with the problem of traffic jams in the 1930s. European cities became densely populated with cars in the 1960s. Today, most major cities of the world have tried to solve problems related to growing private car

/ By Make Make