IMAGINE A CITY, WHERE MONEY RULES AND WHERE EVERYONE IS A CELEBRITY…
The Virtual Ritual performance premiered on 2nd October 2019 in the Archa Theatre as part of the Shared Cities Finale. The performance takes place in a fictional city. In what ways does it resemble a real city? What problems do virtual cities have? And is it easier for people to share and be part of a community in the virtual world? Find the answers in the interview with Jan Mocek and Táňa Švehlová from SixHouses in Prague, Czech Republic.
The ICONIC RUINS? exhibition seeks to reveal the parallels to be found in the architecture of the four Visegrad countries’ shared state-socialist past and to initiate a broader discussion of the immediate future of the critically at risk cultural heritage of late modernism. Download the exhibition catalogue to find out more about Post-war Socialist Architecture in the Visegrad Countries.
“IN THE SHARED CITIES PERFORMANCE, THERE IS A LOT OF BLOOD, AS THERE IS IN URBAN PLANNING”
What is the driving force behind urban sharing? And how can citizens shape their own cities? Find the answers in the interview with Osamu Okamura, a Prague-based urbanist and curator of the Shared Cities Finale in Prague, Czech Republic.
SHARING HAS ALWAYS BEEN PART OF CITY LIFE. YET IT’S STILL UNCOMFORTABLE.
As part of Shared Cities, reSITE organized three conferences on trends in architecture and urban planning. What impact did joining the Shared Cities network have on the development of reSITE as a global forum? And what motivates people to share in a big city? Find the answers in the interview with Martin J. Barry, Founder and Chairman of reSITE in Prague, Czech Republic.
THE SHARED CITIES ATLAS CAPTURES NEW FORMS OF SHARING IN CENTRAL EUROPE. URBAN SHARING IS NOT JUST AIRBNB AND UBER
The Shared Cities Atlas maps current sharing trends in Central and Eastern European cities. How does the Shared Cities Atlas use data to visualize its stories? And which initiatives or new forms of sharing in the region are the most remarkable ones? Find the answers in the interview with the editor of the Shared Cities Atlas, Helena Doudová from Prague, Czech Republic.
SHARING GOALS AND IDENTIFYING WITH A PLACE CREATES A COMMUNITY
ZK/U has initiated a debate on urban furniture and outdoor advertising in Berlin where it’s based. How do the artists from ZK/U get people involved in caring about urban furniture? And have new concepts of urban sharing developed in Berlin? Find the answers in the interview with Matthias Einhoff, co-founder and artistic director of ZK/U and Miodrag Kuč, artist and urban theorist at ZK/U, Berlin, Germany.
Somewhere between documentary and performance, Virtual Ritual takes its spectators on a journey through a parallel universe of online video games. Virtual cities offer their users temporary playgrounds where the players can enjoy themselves without the constraints of physical reality.
SHARING IN POST-COMMUNIST CITIES: THE PAST, THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE
The three international issues of Magazyn Miasta - the Cities Magazine are capturing the development of sharing in Central and Eastern European cities. What is the driving force behind urban sharing? How will the concept of sharing affect our everyday life in the future? Find the answer in the interview with Marta Żakowska, the editor from Magazyn Miasta, Warsaw, Poland.