Connecting Cities - The Participatory City

(2014-05-26) Connecting Cities - The Participatory City

Phi Centre


The Participatory City is the 2014 work theme of the Connecting Cities Network. Exploring the benefits of citizens’ participation in urban media artworks, the network is currently producing 11 artworks to be presented in Berlin, Madrid, Helsinki, Liverpool, Linz, Brussels, and Sao Paulo.

The idea of participation in urban spaces comes with a whole series of questions and topics, some of which this panel aims to address, including: new interfaces for human interaction and the role of play in encouraging participation / shared creativity and local community building and possibilities for civic activism in this augmented urban space.

Panel participants:
Marilia Pasculli, Artistic Director of Verve Cultural Sao Paulo (BR)
Melissa Mongiat, Co-director of Daily tous les jours Montréal (CA)
Diana Civle, Director of Riga 2014 – European Capital of Culture (LV)
Claude Fortin, Simon Fraser University's Making Culture Lab, Vancouver / GRAND NCE (CA)
Susa Pop, Director of Public Art Lab Berlin (DE)

All symposium activities take place in English.

For more info visit the Connecting Cities page on EM15 here

May 26, 2014 16:45 - 18:15

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