Fast track is the new installation by the Tallinn-based group Salto Architects. Designed for the landscape and art festival ARCHSTOYANIE 2012, the project is integral part of a park infrastructure, establishes a relationship with the surroundings and offers a new and amusing experience of moving.
In 2008 the visitors of Hayward Gallery could enjoy a boating trip in the temporary lake with a view of London. It’s Normally, Proceeding and Unrestricted With Without Title by the Austrian artists Gelitin.
In Paris (France) until 26 August the Citè de l’architecture & du patrimoine presents Flow. When movement shapes our towns on the topic of urban mobility. The exhibition offers the opportunity to follow the development of urban design through the ages and discover the urban spaces and buildings which are a consequence of man’s movement across the land.
Bicycle Innovation Lab is the first cultural centre in Denmark for and about cycling, born with the objective of rising the awareness of the Danish cycling culture. Since its opening last November it has been organizing speeches, lectures, events, guided tours and exhibitions, focusing on the themes of bike and bicycle traffic. Moreover it has a well-stocked bicycle library, where people can borrow new experimental types of bikes and can create their own prototypes during specific workshops held by experts.
This is not a museum. Mobile devices lurking is the new exhibition of ACVic Centre d’Arts Contemporànies in Vic (Spain) from 15th October until 15th January 2011. The exhibition presents a large informative archive of interesting case studies of mobile devices, conceived as potential elements for an experimental and alternative conception of “museum”. It also showcases some of the original artifacts carried out by international artists and collectives, as A77, raumlaborberlin, Todo por la Praxis within Ceci n’est pas une voiture project.
Copenhagen is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world. On 17th September in the Carlsberg area, there were the traditional Danish Cargo Bike Championships. Races, a bit of competitiveness and fun for the whole family.
On Saturday October 1st from midnight till 5:30 a.m. Velonotte will transform New York into an open-air museum accessed by bicycle, with an audio guide dwelling in the urban and cultural history of the City, with contributions from architects and cultural historians.
From September 9th through October 17th the gallery Momenta Art in New York (USA) hosts Mobility, an exhibition of vending carts created by artists, using public spaces for personal experiences in opposition to mass consumerism. They’re projects that celebrate recycling, sustainability and creativity within immigrant communities. The works will be taken out into the neighbourhoods, surrounding the gallery and manned by the artists during scheduled performance times.
It’s holiday time and before packing clothes in the suitcase, consult Mediamatic Travel, a DIY Travel Agency. The project is born to enhance the visibility of underground culture in cities, both offnline and online, and to create a worldwide network of cultural professionals. It’s an open platform where to discover and exchange information about unconventional roots, artistic treasures, new cultural points hidden in the cities, that no average travel agency will ever tell. Follow the guide’s tips or become a guide yourself!
Paddling Home by Kacey Wongis a 4 feet x 4 feet house floating on the sea, looking like a typical residential apartment block equipped with a modular bed and even the air conditionating unit. The project presented in 2009 suggests a compact and free way of living, as an alternative to the expensive loans people must normally pay off to buy tiny flats in Hong Kong.