Data for Culture Report I

How does public transport influence what kind of people attend cultural events? What does Facebook reveal to event managers? What are the best tools to find out more about event goers?

For about a year our Shared Cities colleagues in Medialab Katowice were busy crunching vast amounts of big data and conducting thousands of interviews about the cultural ecosystem of Katowice…

… then they turned their impressive knowledge into exciting visualizations. Check them out on the Data for Culture website!

Must Reads

CREATING A LIVELY SQUARE

What is crucial when it comes to creating a lively public space – be it transforming squares, bringing unused buildings back to life or revitalizing inner courtyards? Find the answer in the interview with Jan Mazur from the Old Market Hall Alliance, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Bratislava Permanent link

The Hidden Possibilities of Public Spaces

Official, well-known squares, plazas, or streets located usually in city centers are meant to be shared public spaces, but they often don’t play this role for the local communities. So, people have started taking action themselves.

Warsaw Permanent link

SHARE YOUR HEART. SHARE YOUR CITY. RESIDENCY #1

This residency was the fourth in a series of four curatorial-practice-oriented programmes: three workshops (publications, data, exhibitions) and one residency organised by the Curatorial Lab of Shared Cities: Creative Momentum. They explored innovative approaches to the sharing of knowledge in architecture, design and urban planning.

Berlin Permanent link