The city as furniture.
Bobsled is not only a winter sport, as Umsichten demonstrated in 2012 with Superbob, reusing discarded materials from the deconstruction of a previous installation by Baltic Raw at the Hamburger Kunsthalle.
meanwhile in Japan…
You know all the stories you’ve heard about public transport in Japan? They’re true.
Hacking the pavement: a guide to breakdancing.
Lesson ten? Sure hope the other lessons were also this epic.
Turning a street in Bristol into a giant water slide : urban bricolage can bring lots of fun!
‘I like the way participants have a look of pleasure and fear in their eyes. they seem to slide in and out of control with their body and forces of gravity. personally, I found the little adrenalin rush you get at the end, quite addictive.’ Luke Jerram
This is what you call urban ingenuity… right?
A little bit of mid-walk entertainment.
The Centre for Visual Arts in Dordrecht In cooperation with the Amsterdam design bureau Carve invited 10 European design firms to develop inventive, resourceful and multi-age friendly playful objects to complete the design for the new public space, the Governeursplein square in the city of Dordrecht. Ecosistema Urbano’s “energy carousel” was one of the winning proposals chosen to be implemented.
Дмитрий Куляев (Dmitry Kulyaev)
"Post No Selfies," East Broadway F train station. #nyc
Designer Thor ter Kulve turns city fixtures into instant playgrounds.
Everyone is invited to participate in Improv In Toronto’s 7th Annual Subway Dance Party. This is a silent dance party on the subway. Please bring your OWN MUSIC on an ipod, mp3 player, walkman or what have you. NO BOOMBOXES (these are illegal on the subway) When we get on the subway we will start dancing one by one, until the whole train is dancing (seemingly to no music).
City as proposal.
What would your local city look like as a word cloud? A new website is aiming to create a collective consciousness of the way, one word at a time.