Thema: The future of public communications. Beschreibung: LinkNYC is a first-of-its-kind communications network that will bring the fastest available municipal Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers and visitors. The five-borough LinkNYC network, which will be funded through advertising revenues, will be built at no cost to taxpayers and will generate more than $500 million in … Weiterlesen


Thema: A project combining street art and crowd-funded community engagement. Beschreibung: The City of Cape Town supplies Monwabisi Park with free, clean water, distributed via public water taps. The ‚emtonjenis‘ (public tap spaces) have become communal gathering areas. Residents develop daily routines around necessary trips to the nearest tap. However, seeing as these spaces and … Weiterlesen

The Garden Bridge

Thema: An urban vision. Beschreibung: The Garden Bridge will be a new public garden planted on a bridge that will link the South Bank to Temple station and the Strand. The structure will widen and narrow across its span to create a dynamic crossing experience for London’s pedestrians. This new footbridge will create a unique … Weiterlesen

Detroit SOUP

 Thema: A monthly dinner funding micro-grants for creative projects. Beschreibung: SOUP is a collaborative situation a public dinner a platform for connection a theatrical environment a democratic experiment in micro-funding a relational hub bringing together various creative communities a forum for critical but accessible discussion an opportunity to support creative people in Detroit. Ort: Detroit, … Weiterlesen

Private Readings

Thema: Literatur in den Privatwohnungen und -häusern der Stadt Beschreibung: Während des Literaturfestivals laden kulturbegeisterte Gastgeber die Veranstaltungsbesucher in Ihre Häuser ein und finanzieren mit ihren Eintrittsgeldern die Gagen der Autoren. Während des letzten Literaturfestivals haben 33 Gastgeber an einem Wochenende rund 50 Autoren und Schauspieler begrüßen können. Die Lesungen, die mit dem hochsommerlichen Wetter … Weiterlesen


Thema: Finanzierung kreativer Projekte/Crowdfunding. Beschreibung: Kickstarter is the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, food, publishing and other creative fields. A new form of commerce and patronage. This is … Weiterlesen