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On 1 August 2013 during Metropolis Festival, an amazing domino show by Station House Opera took place in the urban environment of Copenhagen (Denmark). 7000 tiles of breeze blocks toppled down along a 3 km route surrounded by an astonished audience.

ps. a new domino show is scheduled in Marseille on 28 September. Note down.

— 1 month ago with 17 notes
#festival  #event  #urban actions 

Once more billboards have become canvases for 50 artworks of German and renowed artists. It’s Dresden Public Art View.

Photos by Dresden Public Art View _ All rights reserved.

— 1 month ago with 26 notes
#art  #urban actions 

The interactive installation BruumRuum! by David Torrents and artec3 Studio lets people interact with public space in Barcelona emitting noises and sounds and, as a result, produces colorful lightning changes.

— 2 months ago with 20 notes
#public space  #urban actions 

Public spaces are suitable for various actions, uses and functions. If not, hack the city: exploit the creativity, have a look at elements of urban landscape and be revolutionary. This is Rotten Apple.

— 5 months ago with 80 notes
#urban actions  #service 

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. 

— 7 months 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.

— 7 months ago with 143 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.

— 8 months ago with 15 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.

— 10 months ago with 72 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.

— 10 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.

— 10 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.

— 11 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.

— 11 months ago with 29 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.

— 11 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.

— 12 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.

— 1 year ago with 44 notes
#street art  #urban actions