Alice Bucknell

Nostalgia, Disaster, Desire: The Virtual City and Cultural Memory in Late Capitalism At 9.30 AM on 1 November 1755, the most powerful earthquake in the history of Europe hit Lisbon, killing an estimated 30,000 – 40,000 people and instantly toppling 10% of the city’s architectural tissue while rendering countless other buildings uninhabitable. Beyond the material…

Second City Lab

2CLab is, for the moment, an informal group of artists, technologists, sociologists, media experts, entrepreneurs, and theorists that meet on a more or less regular basis to discuss relevant matters to Second City project. So far, 2CLab had three brainstormings. These were the discussion partners: André Sier, António Cerveira Pinto, Emanuel Pimenta, Helena Barbas, Helena…

Voronoi conditionality

The dynamic model here. Interactive Transmedia vs. Voronoi Diagram Expressions Combining the concepts of classic narrative and transmedia, we will show, as Jenkins argues, that Digital Technology and non-linear narratives can be represented through the Voronoi Diagram. Starting from this premise, we will present the transmedia product prototype The Portal – prepared for interactive tv…

Art in society

Left Hand Rotation Alfama is Marching, 2017 A documentary of Left Hand Rotation for the project ALFAMA É MARCHA. Months before the beginning of the Popular Saints begin the trials of the popular march in Alfama neighbors of all the generations submerge in the preparations. A sense of belonging permeates every alley in a neighborhood…

Youtuber Number One

  More than 16 billion visualizations since 2014. Definitely different from contemporary art. What is it?

Nashin Mahtani—CogniCity

#test @petabencana #banjir #flood Heavy rush of water causes bridge to collapse in BayWalk Plaza #Jakarta #testonly pic.twitter.com/jELBCfzfBz — Nashin Mahtani (@nashin_mahtani) August 25, 2017 #test @petabencana #banjir #flood water at 1.2m high on Innovation Road. Cars submerged, unable to move #testonly pic.twitter.com/2HeVsMrwa9 — Nashin Mahtani (@nashin_mahtani) August 25, 2017 #test @petabencana #banjir #flood Emergency…

Síndrome de Venecia

  La turistificación o el ‘síndrome de Venecia’ El mayor desafío al que se enfrenta la política en lo que respecta al turismo es en hacer partícipe de sus beneficios a los habitantes de las ciudades, más allá de otorgarles unos trabajos temporales y precarios. 03 Agosto 2017, 19:59 La turistificación, un neologismo que sirve…

STOP TOURISM

  “Nodo Replicante de la Ciudad Escenario” es la intervención resultante del taller que impartimos en EsBaluard (Palma, Mallorca) durante las Jornadas de Intervención Colectiva sobre Poble Espanyol, dentro del marco del proyecto Ciutat de Vacances. Hoy el turismo se reafirma como la industria que promueve la instrumentalización del territorio con vistas a la creación…

Pedro dos Reis comenta gentrificação

PEDRO DOS REIS Sobre a Gentrificação: Um tema quente aqui e noutras cidades mundiais. E um tema interessante pelo impacto que tem na vida dos residentes de qualquer cidade. O processo é mais a gota de água no meio das micro-relações entre o poder e os cidadãos. Quando o poder local não faz um grande…

Constrained Cities

Post-Internet Cities Salvatore Iaconesi & Oriana Persico Constrained Cities e-flux The pain was unbearable, like millions of blood-sharp needles poking your skin from the inside, freezing cold, filling all of your neural bandwidth, obstructing any other sensation. But still, I had to go on, I had to see him. When they first appeared, nobody thought…

Urban fears, cinema and fashion

Beam me up, Gucci! New campaign inspired by vintage sci-fi Shot by Glen Luchford, creative director Alessandro Michele takes us on a journey through time and space DAZED