Budapest100: Share the Square

5 - 6th MAY, 2018, BUDAPEST - two-day celebration of Budapest's squares and its historic buildings organized by volunteers, enthusiastic locals and tenants proudly inhabiting the buildings.

Budapest Permanent link

The Art of Sharing: Meet reSITE’s and KUNSTrePUBLIK residents

This spring reSITE and KUNSTrePUBLIK announced four two-month residencies at the Center for Art and Urbanistics / Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik (ZK/U) in Berlin. The goal of the residencies is to produce contemporary artistic positions and analyses related to the theme: Share your heart. Share your city. Who are the residents whose work will epitomize sharing and collaboration in cities? 

Berlin Permanent link

Presentation of the Námestie SNP Case Study

May 2 & 3 & 10, 2018 in Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava Permanent link

In Search of Collective Cultural Infrastructures. Belgrade-Prague. Shared Cities Diaries #8

It has been a while since cultural infrastructures were rethought beyond its institutional setup, including also informal cultural producers and to some extend local communities. This turn, together with growing interests of the authorities for the participation practices, was a starting point in thinking about accessibility as a precondition to shared and later eventually adopted as common.

Berlin Permanent link

Why Paris Deputy Mayor Believes Shared Spaces Are the Future of the City

Jean‑Louis Missika, deputy mayor of Paris, talks about his passion project – a design competition for underutilized spaces – and why he believes shared spaces are the future of the city.

Prague Permanent link

Csepel Művek – Csepel Works

Csepel Művek or Csepel Works is a project of our Hungarian partner KÉK. It is based on a series of workshops and presentations that explore and discuss the possibilities of common development strategies for the hundreds of companies and businesses that formed during and after the privatization process of the Csepel Works plant since the 1990s

Budapest Permanent link

Belgrade Urban Hub #2 launches with Škograd

BINA has launched an experimental Urban Hub programme enhancing open urban spaces through cooperation with local communities. The goal is to explore ways of putting a "right to the city" into practice on the outskirts of Belgrade.

Belgrade Permanent link

Working With the City: Engaging a Variety of Urban Actors on Multiple Scales, Shared Cities Diaries #7

We are well into the second year of Shared Cities: Creative Momentum. Finally, it feels like the pieces of the puzzle are falling into place. The puzzle is a manifestation of adaptable best practices and alternative tool boxes triggering enduring public participation to shape our Central-Eastern European cities.

Budapest Permanent link

Exhibition – Hacking Urban Furniture

Bus stops, city toilets, benches, trash cans, info stands. Urban furniture and advertising have been determining metropolitan public space for more than 30 years. Join a 10-day exhibition and meet artists, urban explorers, administrators, politicians, activists and researchers and explore the potential of urban public service design with them.

Berlin Permanent link

Questions Raised by a Data-Driven Approach – Interview with Karin van Es

After her lecture at the Data (for) culture conference organized as part of Shared Cities: Creative Momentum conference in December 2017 Katowice, we interviewed Karin van Es (Utrecht Data School) on data-driven research and visualization.

Katowice Permanent link

Belgrade International Architectural Week 2018 – from Communis to Communication

10 - 31st MAY, 2018, BELGRADE: The theme of the 13th BINA Festival is dedicated to the communication in architecture, through architecture and to spreading of the ideas about urban space. Communis means "common, community and sharing" and communicare "to do something in common". Architecture and architects representing public interest, improving communities and communicativeness stimulate the development of space, social processes and cities.

Belgrade Permanent link

Research Publication on Exhibiting on Sharing in Architecture

The workshop Exhibiting on Sharing in Architecture was the third in a series of three curatorial-practice-oriented workshops (publications, data, exhibitions), organized by the Curatorial Lab of the Shared Cities: Creative Momentum project, in order to explore innovative approaches to the sharing of knowledge in architecture, design and urban planning. The workshop on exhibiting explored the staging of architecture sharing and urbanism in contemporary practice with the objective to find the most suitable presentation formats for the project Shared Cities: Creative Momentum (SCCM). The two-day workshop took place in Berlin and was organized by reSITE in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Prague. The design-thinking session of the workshop helped us formulate the SCCM final exhibition concept, that should be further discussed with invited international curators with extensive experience in curating transnational projects and exhibitions.

Prague Permanent link

Developing Cultural Formats Through a Community of Inquiry, Miodrag Kuč

The recent revival of 'communities’ has started to exert influence on the urban planning level, as evidenced in the striving for more inclusion and integration. It feels like a repetition of the old mantra of urban renewal, only this time in an over-accelerated society.

Berlin Permanent link