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This is a generator of spontaneous instructions to act in public spaces. Get your own to-do’s and suggest anything, anyhow, anywhere. It’s a project by urban doer Florian Rivière and Jim Walker of Big Car Collaborative. 

— 1 month ago with 5 notes
#urban actions  #public space 

Before acting, public space’s players need tools to investigate urban reality.  The Periscope suits them. Designed by collective ika during Biennale di Venezia in 2010, it was also used by curious passers-by with a shift in perspective.

— 1 month ago with 142 notes
#public space  #service  #urban actions 

Where is John? Looking for John is a performative intervention by Tours Soundpainting Orchestra (dressed in raincoat), which plays with public realm and its audience in everyday life.

— 2 months ago with 14 notes
#event  #public space  #urban actions 

This is what happens when you put two strangers inside a a ball pit and encourage them to talk about life’s big questions. It’s Take a Seat & Make a Friend by the hyper creative Soulpancake.

— 4 months ago with 73 notes
#social  #public space  #urban actions 

Mimmo Rubino aka Rub Kandy has painted the steps of an amphitheatre in Atlantic City (USA) using the colors of American cultures and creating a three dimensional effect. The flags are Atlantica and have become a pop-point of interest.

— 4 months ago with 31 notes
#urban actions  #art 

Flashback: 2008 Copenhagen (Denmark).

Everyone Can Use the Harbour by Parfyme. To test new uses and opportunities of a potential public space with creativity.

— 4 months ago with 17 notes
#urban actions  #public space 

For the Secret Garden Party 2013 Isabel&Helen built The search is over, a fortune telling installation. Just push the red botton and get the answers you need.

— 5 months ago with 21 notes
#event  #art  #urban actions 

For the new installation held in Rosarno (Italy) during A di città festival, Luzinterruptus picked a a typical element of Southern urban landscape and spent 5 days, adding lights to 2000 peppers and making garlands with the help of residents. The result is NocturnalPeperonata.

— 5 months ago with 28 notes
#urban actions  #social  #event 

Flying over Belfast (UK), the traveler may lock his eyes with a smiling girl. It’s Wish, the new work by Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada for the 2013 Ulster Bank Belfast International Festival at Queen’s.

— 5 months ago with 9 notes
#art  #urban actions 

L A U N C H by Michael Zebrowski uses weather balloons architecturally both as spatial instigators and as photographic data collectors capturing real time urban activity. The first appearance occurred at ARTSCAPE 2013 and the project succeeded in engaging the public.

— 6 months ago with 13 notes
#event  #urban actions 

Before its demolition a tall building in the 13th district of Paris (France) has become Tour 13, a huge gallery of street art, involving 100 artists from all over the world. Now it’s open to the public for the whole month of October.

— 6 months ago with 40 notes
#street art  #urban actions 
Neighborhood Postcard Project →

What if we opened the mail box and found the handwritten story of a person living in our same city? Started in San Francisco (USA), the project fights against stigmatization of outskirts and margilization of communities using the power of surprise, spreading positive images and creating random friendships.

— 6 months ago with 13 notes
#social  #urban actions 

This is a public Love Letter to Brooklyn, whose canvas is an abandoned Macy’s parking garage and is a community-based art project as the words are those of Brooklynites met in the neighbourhood by the artist Steve Powers

— 8 months ago with 7 notes
#art  #urban actions  #urbanism 

Before and After. Macay has turned vacant shops in Saint-Étienne (France) into colorful storefronts by means of paper and glue.

— 9 months ago with 28 notes
#urban actions  #art 
Swings everywhere! Project by Thor ter Kulve. 
entrappedspaces:

Designer Thor ter Kulve turns city fixtures into instant playgrounds.

Swings everywhere! Project by Thor ter Kulve.

entrappedspaces:

Designer Thor ter Kulve turns city fixtures into instant playgrounds.

(via floresenelatico)

— 9 months ago with 230 notes
#urban actions  #public space