BRINGING STREETS BACK TO PEOPLE: MEDIATING CO-OPERATION AROUND DEGTARNIY LANE

The idea of this project is to apply a tool of cooperation of various stakeholders for creating public space at the Degtarniy lane. The Degtarniy lane is situated in depressed residential area in central historic district of Saint-Petersburg. Typical residents of this area share communal apartments and have low income. AT the same time the … More BRINGING STREETS BACK TO PEOPLE: MEDIATING CO-OPERATION AROUND DEGTARNIY LANE

Kontula Electronic 2018 – Electronic music festival at Kontula, Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland – Kontula Electronic Festival will be held for the third time at the third weekend of April (20-22.4.2018). The concrete, charming milieu of the old run-down shopping mall will provide the backdrop and playground for the festival of electronic music, performance & fine arts and diverse food culture. This year the event spreads … More Kontula Electronic 2018 – Electronic music festival at Kontula, Helsinki

City for Sale

Berlin is changing. From London to New York it is considered “the place to be”. And Berlin is cheap compared to other European capitals. Everybody wants to live here and many want to buy a flat to put their money into a save haven with the banksystem in crisis. This is creating a conflict with … More City for Sale

Alternatives to the Present: cross disciplinary conference for urbanists, architects, sociologists, planners

Alternatives to the Present: A Conference on Architecture, Urbanism, Sociology, Development & Planning Dates: Nov 1st – 2nd 2018 Place: Cleveland, USA ABSTRACTS: JUNE 5th – Disciplines: Urbanism, Sociology, Geography, Architecture, Planning, Housing, Community Studies, Landscape Architecture, Human Geography Participate: In-person, skype, pre-recorded film, written paper. Please pass it on. – Organisers: This event is organised by … More Alternatives to the Present: cross disciplinary conference for urbanists, architects, sociologists, planners

Artists and curators from Eastern and Southeastern Europe present their subversive strategies in urban spaces. How does politically engaged art survive in an era of the rollback of democracy?

At the launch of the new book “Reclaim, recode, reinvent – Urban art and activism in Eastern Europe” we present the assembled contributions and projects of the network “coordinate system”. In 2017, artists, scientists and activists, from twelve different countries in Eastern, Southeastern and Central Europe, discussed their ongoing projects in Berlin.  … More Artists and curators from Eastern and Southeastern Europe present their subversive strategies in urban spaces. How does politically engaged art survive in an era of the rollback of democracy?

s u b \ u r b a n – Topic-open Call for Papers

s u b \ u r b a n is a scientific open-access journal with three issues annually. The magazine is published at an interchanged course, once with a special Focus and once without. With the topic-open Call for Papers, the journal aims to invite interested authors of urban studies and praxis to submit contributions for the coming issue. … More s u b \ u r b a n – Topic-open Call for Papers