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 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.
This summer, I finished my MA thesis Urban Dialogues. Media Interventions as Assembling Devices, published here as pdf. Cities have always been spaces of friction where people encounter others as strangers in physical public space, and must find a way to deal with each other. Mediating the tensions between different urban publics has been one ofContinue reading “thesis Urban Dialogues. Media Interventions as Assembling Devices.”
Read the essay Urban Social Spaces. Tactical media in the hybrid city here in pdf.
In 2011 I wrote Amsterdam A-whereness, a thesis on the hybrid city as a collective memory. Available here in pdf.
On Saturday the 21st of September, we celebrated /|\ HET VERVAL /|\ with more than 15 artists including bands, DJ’s, storytellers, poets, Autumn food ‘in verval’ and visuals. The festival was located at Pakhuis Wilhelmina and Delicatessen, at the Veemkade in Amsterdam. I curated and organized the festival with Denis Wouters and Cornelis Serveert.