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Connecting  Cities Publication: What Urban Media Art Can Do

Connecting Cities Publication: What Urban Media Art Can Do

The book ‘What Urban Media Art Can Do – Why When Where and How?’ departs from the global, exploratory research undertaken by the Connecting Cities Network and reflects on its curatorial strands of the Networked / Participatory and In/Visible City in new participative forms of arts such as digital placemaking, urban activism, telepresence, sensing and […]

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Urban Media Project ‘Live the City’ @ Bangkok

Urban Media Project ‘Live the City’ @ Bangkok

07.06.-28.06.2016 // Launch Event 07.06.2016, 14-16pm @ BACC Bangkok In collaboration with Goethe-Institute Thailand and Connecting Cities, the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre announced an Open Call for the media art project ‘Live the City’. The program aims to enhance critical reflection on media art and culture in the context of city, urban media, city […]

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Saving Face @ Venice Biennal & BCAC, Beijing

Saving Face @ Venice Biennal & BCAC, Beijing

18-22 November 2015 @ BCAC New Media Window Project 2015-2016 at the Chinese Pavillion / Venice Biennale Touching is the new Scanning. The artists deconstruct and turn around control technologies and sensory perception to facilitate intimate meeting experiences: “Saving Face is an experimental technological bio-feedback system for a poetic ‘meeting-through-touching ritual’. With the help of […]

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Special Edition Connecting Cities @ China

Special Edition Connecting Cities @ China

The Connecting Cities Network starts to collaborate with China and will present Connecting Cities projects in the framework of the Guangzhou International Festival of Lights 2015, the Asia Arts Festival in Quanzhou and at the Beijing Contemporary Art Center and the Chinese Pavillion at the 56th Venice Art Biennale. Connecting Cities China is managed by […]

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INNOVATIVE CITIZEN LAB @ DORTMUNDER U

INNOVATIVE CITIZEN LAB @ DORTMUNDER U

From the 17th until the 20th of September 2015 the Dortmunder U is hosting the self-maker-based festival Innovative Citizen. This fair focuses on the maker-culture which is connected to digital technologies. After the opening on Thursday morning with a symposium about the new urban production and its sustainability, there will be several speeches, debates, discussions […]

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CONNECTING CITIES CONFERENCE @ ARS ELETRONICA FESTIVAL

CONNECTING CITIES CONFERENCE @ ARS ELETRONICA FESTIVAL

// 3rd September 2015 // @ Conference Square, Ars Electronica This year’s Ars Electronica Festival, taking place from September 3 to 7 in Linz, topic is ‘Post City’. It is an inquiry into how cities of the future will have to be configured when there are more robots than people working in factories, everything is […]

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CITY CULTURE SCIENCE LAB @ YI-GATHER, GUANGZHOU

CITY CULTURE SCIENCE LAB @ YI-GATHER, GUANGZHOU

// 25-26 June // @ Yi-Gather, Guangzhou (CN) The City Culture Science Lab is a two-days international meeting and interdisciplinary workshop in the frame of the Connecting Cities Network. Organised by Public Art Lab and co-funded by the Goethe Institute Hongkong and the European Union, the City Culture Science Lab will create an intercultural exchange […]

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Moritz Behrens

Moritz Behrens

Moritz Behrens is an architect, interaction designer and researcher combining architecture with digital technologies to explore the notion of architecture within mediated urban spaces. Previously, as part of the EPSRC funded Screens in the Wild project at the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture (London), he conducted intense research into urban screens for community purposes. More recently and […]

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Susa Pop @ SP _URBAN DIGITAL FESTIVAL

Susa Pop @ SP _URBAN DIGITAL FESTIVAL

Susa Pop was invited to curate the facade of the SP_URBAN DIGITAL FESTIVAL in Sao Paulo and hold a lecture on Wednesday, the 4th December 2012 about urban media facades, its risks and potentials for cultural use. Thereby pointing out main challenges: the technical part of how to connect facades from city to city but […]

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