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

Hacking Urban Furniture: VIP Box , Re-Defining the Semi-Public

In the framework of Hacking Urban Furniture research project, KUNSTrePUBLIK invited artist-duo Adam Page and Eva Hertzsch to redesign their previous work Executive Box, made for Documenta X (Kassel, 1997). Work has been re-contextualised asking important questions of ownership, privilege and the right-to-the-city when it comes to shared infrastructures.

Berlin Permanent link

An attempt to open a famous institution

The Goethe-Institut Prague invites visitors to experience its pleasant world within

Prague Permanent link

Magazyn Miasta / Cities Magazine vol.2 #ONLINE

What do people share in post-communist cities? What new sharing practices have appeared in Central and Eastern European cities? Find out more in the second issue of the international edition of the Magazyn Miasta / Cities Magazine - launched in June and now available ONLINE!

Warsaw Permanent link

MICHIEL DE LANGE: Strengthening public values through data

An interview on urban data, citizen engagement strategies and smart city with Michiel de Lange: The bottom line of any municipal data project is to strengthen public values through data The role of data in today’s cities is already pretty huge and will only become more important. […] a yet untapped potential of using data for engaging citizens with their environment, and allowing them to have a say in the future of their cities.

Katowice Permanent link

Launch of the Shared Cities Magazine #2 & Party

JUNE 15, 2018, PRAGUE: What sharing practices are currently employed in Central and Eastern Europe? Do we still want to live together? Is it even possible?Join our discussion and the launch of the second international issue of the acclaimed Magazyn Miasta/ Cities Magazine on sharing in post-communist cities.

Prague Permanent link