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.

Magazyn Miasta Res Publica

Last year in June we presented the first issue of the Shared Cities magazine exploring how the legacy of the communist system shapes everyday life and the current culture of sharing in Central and Eastern European cities. A year later, we take a closer look at the contemporary sharing culture in the region. What forms of sharing from communist times are still in use? What sharing practices do we employ today? What spheres of our urban lives are influenced by sharing? How much do people care about what they privately own?

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June 15, 2018 | 19:00-22:30 | Goethe-Institut (Masarykovo nabrezi 32, Prag 1)

Panel discussion:

Marta Zakowska (Res Publica/ Magazyn Miasta, Warsaw) & Milota Sidorova (Shared Cities: Creative Momentum Concept Co-author, Bratislava)

Moderator: Igor Kovacevic (Centre for Central European Architecture, Prague)

DJ: Mary C

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The launch is part of the Prague reSITE 2018 conference taking place in Prague’s Forum Karlin on June 14-15, 2018.

During the launch, copies of the second issue of the annual Shared Cities magazine will be available for free.

Free entry. No registration necessary. In English.

Must Reads

The Return of Sharing Cities

Understanding the notion of owner-ship is crucial when trying to grasp the specific nature of sharing in Central-Eastern European cities

Warsaw Permanent link

Right to Know

Thanks to the variety of different media available today, people can share much more data and form new relationships with information. That is the main premise of open data as a concept – making and keeping it open creates the condition in which citizens can get informed and are, therefore, engaged in the governance of their communities.

Warsaw Permanent link

Bringing Life Back to Csepel

What sparked KÉK’s interest in the Csepel Island? What changes did they want to happen on Csepel Island? Find the answers to these and many more questions in the interview with Bálint Horváth from KÉK, Budapest, Hungary.

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REPRIVATISATION: How hindsight helps us move forward

Without understanding the process of reprivatisation, it is difficult to understand the post-communist relation to property, sharing and urban space

Warsaw Permanent link

SHARE YOUR HEART. SHARE YOUR CITY. RESIDENCY #2

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