The Sonic Acts Critical Writing Workshop focuses on specific aspects – language, style, and focus – of writing as a craft. Following the editions in 2016 and 2017, the writing team is led by writer and researcher Jennifer Lucy Allan and me. Read the closing notes of the 2017 edition: Anyway, everything is on fire
UrgentCity, organized by Amateur Cities and New Generations took place on November 11 & 12, 2016 at La Palazzina Reale in Florence, Italy. For two days, an interdisciplinary group of guests discussed new ecologies, urban assets, digital toolkit and new collectives. I contributed to The Digital Toolkit theme, discussing how the language of technology influencesContinue reading “UrgentCity – Towards a New Vocabulary of Terms”
CLUB VOYAGE was a festival in the Vondelbunker in Amsterdam, with performances by YEAR, the Wild Raspberries and DJ’s Bert, Stefan and Tessel. Friends abroad ‘joined’ the festival through video projections of them dancing in Belgium, England, New-Zealand, Italy, Austria, Germany and Spain, projected on the wall of the dance floor.
The Connecting Cities Urban Media Lab Symposium organized by IMAL in Brussels included contributions by Niels Wouters, Mark Shepard, Martijn de Waal, Michael Smyth, Nanna Verhoeff, Ali Momeni, Sander Veenhof and Tobias Revell. I contributed with a talk on Urban Dialogues: Media Interventions as Assembling Devices
For the Nederlandse Filmacademie in Amsterdam I lectured about online storytelling. The Storify post includes the key concepts, examples and strategies.
Link to the the Storify report I wrote for IDFA DocLab and De Brakke Grond on the Interactive Reality Conference and the Interactive Reality Lab.
For The Mobile City, I wrote the blogpost Media Interventions in the City: Assembling New Publics of Strangers. The article is an excerpt of my MA thesis Urban Dialogues. Media Interventions as Assembling Devices.
While the new EP is being mixed and stirred, we will do a special instore show on Sunday November 3 at 5pm in our favorite record store Concerto in Amsterdam.
Read the essay Urban Social Spaces. Tactical media in the hybrid city here in pdf.