Design Museum Dharavi

Thema: An innovative, nomadic cultural space. Beschreibung: One of Asia’s largest ‘slums’, Dharavi is an informal settlement located right in the centre of Mumbai, India. A majority of homes in areas notified as “slums” by the government are built in bricks, steel and cement, by experienced teams of contractors, masons, plumbers, electricians and carpenters. One … Weiterlesen

Pop Pop

Thema: A living pedestrian signal. Beschreibung: Pop Pop is a project to re-imagine New York’s Pedestrian Signals — mainly, to see if they can be imbued with personality and emotion that might make daily life a bit more fun and interesting. To do this, Pop Pop is a to-scale, working pedestrian signal that has real … Weiterlesen

Toronto Places

Thema: Interactive Tourism. Beschreibung: A city is a fluid space, a meshwork of unique stories. It constantly changes and interacts with the people in it. How we perceive it depends on the fragments we get to know in that certain period of time we’re a part of it. It has to do with the interplay … Weiterlesen

Now Delhi

Thema: Stories of emerging sub-culture, in and about the capital city of India. Beschreibung: Now Delhi is a video time capsule. It is future memories in high definition. It is a screenshot of emerging Indian sub-culture. The aim is to showcase progressive Indian Sub-culture and professionals experimenting across mediums and put them all on a … Weiterlesen

Urban Put-Put Detroit

Thema: Urban put-put supports the rebirth of Detroit, embraces urban culture and provides a shared space to play by revitalizing a vacant lot with sculpture and recycled materials for the interaction and betterment of the community. Beschreibung: We are a group of Lawrence Tech students comprised mostly of Graphic Design and Architecture majors. Each member … Weiterlesen

himmelbeet

Thema: Gärtnern über den Dächern des Wedding im interkulturellen Gemeinschaftsdachgarten. Beschreibung: Der urbane Gemeinschaftsgarten himmelbeet auf dem Dach des real,- SB-Warenhauses in der Müllerstraße 47 (U-Bahn Seestraße) wird ab Mai 2013 ein Begegnungs- und Lernort für Anwohner, Besucher des Einkaufszentrums und Akteure in der Umgebung (Schulen, Altenheime, Vereine) sein. JedeR ist eingeladen, mitzugärtnern, sein Wissen … Weiterlesen

Improv Everywhere

Thema: Creating disturbances that would encourage random strangers to interact with each other. Beschreibung: Improv Everywhere is a New York City-based prank collective that causes scenes of chaos and joy in public places. Created in August of 2001 by Charlie Todd, Improv Everywhere has executed over 100 missions involving tens of thousands of undercover agents. … Weiterlesen

AMAZE. / INTERACT

Thema: South African/European Exhibition Beschreibung: The exhibition will show artistic computer games, interactive and playful installations, video documentations of public intervention and games. As South African and European culture is brought together, games and media art stands united too. Both fields open discussions, show parallels and therefore, gain new insights and knowledge. Artistic arcade games … Weiterlesen

Stadt der Ströme

Thema: Tagung zur digitalen Stadt in analogen Räumen. Beschreibung: Das übergeordnete Thema der Konferenz sind die vielfältigen Schnittstellen zwischen digitaler und analoger (physischer) Stadt. In fünf Themenblöcken wollen wir aus verschiedenen Perspektiven (u. a. Soziologie, Design, Kulturarbeit, Architektur und Psychologie/Soziale Arbeit) die Wechselwirkungen zwischen neuen digitalen Services und Lebenswelten und Entwicklungen in der Architektur, Stadtplanung, … Weiterlesen