From the techniques employed to bring local governments onboard with open data, to developing self-run web tools and networks, to peer-based financial systems this special edition of Urban Knights focuses on governance and user-developer power relationships within decentralised systems for urban and civic living.
When billboards and advertising screens are the first to be unplugged after earthquakes, it again becomes evident, how those are only being used for commercial content. How can screens and media façades then become platforms for artistic and cultural interventions in urban space?
Luke Fischbeck and Sarah Rara a.k.a. Lucky Dragons will premiere a new version of their intermedial work that began life as a simple Google search on the words “Actual reality”. In this piece, the duo will collaborate with Berlin-based guest musicians.