Tube Tongues

Thema: A map showing which languages are most common at every tube station in London. Beschreibung: Each tube station has a circle coloured by, after English, the language most spoken by locals. The area of the circle is proportional to the percentage that speak this language – so a circle where 10% of local people … Weiterlesen

Art Spin

Thema: A bicycle tour of art. Beschreibung: The tour features commissioned multi-disciplinary works, ranging from art performances to site-specific installations, as well as visits to galleries (commercial, artist run & public) and to artists’ studios. As well as monthly bike tours, Art Spin curates and mounts an annual group exhibition at the end of each … Weiterlesen

NYC Taxis: A Day in the Life

Thema: A Data Visualization. Beschreibung: This civic technology project visualizes taxi trip data from 2013, showing the activities of a single taxi on a single day. The original data include ~170 Million trips. Of these, 30 cab/days were queried at random for inclusion in this project. The data were provided by the Taxi and Limousine … Weiterlesen

querstadtein

Thema: Homeless people leading tours through Berlin. / Obdachlose zeigen ihr Berlin. Beschreibung: This summer, querstadtein invites you to take a new look at the capital: for the first time in Berlin, homeless people will lead tours, offering fresh views on familiar sights. Former and current homeless people tell stories of life on the street, … Weiterlesen

WE ARE TRAFFIC

 Thema: An ongoing photographic series portraying cyclists. Beschreibung: The project “WE ARE TRAFFIC” was started by Hamburg-based photographers Björn Lexius and Till Gläser. They want to draw attention to the bicycle as means of transport and to support the demand for equal rights for cyclists in traffic. Ort: Hamburg, Germany Web und Text-/Bildquelle: WE ARE … Weiterlesen

Detroit Lives

Thema: Urban exploration. Beschreibung: In recent years, Detroit has become the Mecca for those interested in urban decay photography. Detroit is not just a series of impressive abandoned ruins. It is a city that is undergoing a mini-renaissance, driving many small business owners and artists with the promise of qualified labour and low cost of … Weiterlesen

Kabinett

Thema: Öffnung neuer Räume für junge Kunst. Beschreibung: Im Kabinett wird ein Jahr lang alle zwei Wochen eine neue Arbeit eines jungen, aufstrebenden Künstlers im semi-privaten Umfeld eines Hausflurs in Hannover präsentiert. Dabei werden in dem nicht-kommerziellen Projekt kuratorische Fragen der Präsentation und Rezeption von zeitgenössischer Kunst jenseits einer Situation des white cubes in Museen … Weiterlesen

KNOTEN.

Thema: KNOTEN. ist ein Kunstfestival, das in diesem Jahr Premiere feiert. Beschreibung: Mitte Oktober 2013 kreuzen sich in Hamburg auf Einladung der Galerie »affenfaust« die Wege von Malern, Bildhauern, Writern und DJs, Jäger und Sammlern, Nachtschwärmern und Tagedieben. In einem industriellen Ambiente werden über 40 KünstlerInnen aus verschiedenen Metropolen auf drei Etagen und mehr als … Weiterlesen

NYC Grid

Thema: NYC Grid is an exploration and documentation of New York neighborhoods – street by street and block by block. Beschreibung: NYC Grid is a photo blog dedicated to exploring New York block-by-block and corner-by-corner. Each post covers a new street or feature with a focus on the mundane and ephemeral. Ort: New York City, … Weiterlesen

Train Times

Thema: Live train map for the London Underground. Beschreibung: This map shows all trains (yellow dots) on the London Underground network in approximately real time. Live departure data is fetched from the TfL API, and then it does a bit of maths and magic. Ort: London, UK Web und Text-/Bildquelle: http://traintimes.org.uk/map/tube